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First published on TECHNET on Apr 09, 2007 A customer recently sent us a screenshot of System Properties in Control Panel showing that his System Protection tab was missing. Launching the tab by its executable, SystemProtectionProperties.exe, did not launch the tab, either. In this case, the custo...
If the Turn on system protection option is not selected, system protection isn’t turned on and there aren't any restore points. In this scenario, you won't be able to recovery your PC using a system restore point and will need to use one of the other recovery options listed on this page. If the Turn on system protection option is selected ...
The second protection mechanism that is provided by the WFP feature is the System File Checker (Sfc.exe) tool. At the end of GUI-mode Setup, the System File Checker tool scans all the protected files to make sure that they are not modified by programs that were installed by using an unattended installation.
Try performing SFC scan on the computer. 1. Click Start, click All Programs, click Accessories, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator. If you are. prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Allow. 2.