unable to access system restore in safe mode win10

  TheHullRipper 14:31 01 Feb 2016

my PC was running incredibly slowly, i discovered in task manager that my disk was running at 100%, being unable to do almost anything normally i decided a system restore would be my best bet. in safe mode it generally runs fine, however i can not search anything in the bottom left search bar, and when i click on settings and then update & security, the tab just freezes, and this doesnt happen if i click on system for example. any ideas on an alternative way to perform a system restore? or another way to solve my disk problem? thanks

  Govan1x 14:43 01 Feb 2016

Run cmd as administrator and type in rstrui.exe and press enter on the keypad.

or copy and paste it in.

  Govan1x 14:46 01 Feb 2016

click on Windows key and R at the same time should bring run up just type cmd in the box.Ok.

  Govan1x 14:56 01 Feb 2016

Or Windows key and R at the same time. type msconfig Ok. Click on tools and scroll down to the bottom and click on System restore.

  TheHullRipper 15:56 01 Feb 2016

using the first option nothing happens, and the second a brief loading symbol then nothing

  Govan1x 16:30 01 Feb 2016

See what the last option does then.

Ok found this and it works.

go into cmd again and copy and paste this into it.

cd c:\windows\system32 and press enter. Then type rstrui.exe and that lets you into system restore.

There is a cd on the first bit make sure you include that.

  TheHullRipper 16:48 01 Feb 2016

initially you only gave two options correct? the third option hasnt worked either, the window briefly went out of focus and then nothing, any other ideas?

  Govan1x 17:49 01 Feb 2016

Maybe try them in safe mode.Not sure if you already tried that.

What version of Windows are you running. If W10 I cannot think of anything else.

My disk runs at 100% at times especially when I am running security programs.

  TheHullRipper 17:57 01 Feb 2016

yeah that was all done in safe mode, i am using windows 10. the disk runs at 100% all the time, from 1mb/s to 10mb/s. thanks anyway.

  TheHullRipper 17:59 01 Feb 2016

im not sure what disk is, but could this potentially be a hardware problem? considering some of the problems persist even in safe mode

  Govan1x 18:10 01 Feb 2016

Open rdave13 click here and do what it says. See if it makes any difference.Lots of us with the same problem

Click Here

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