Microsoft Windows operating system facilitates you to restore your system to previous working state, using System Restore feature. It is a system component of Windows operating system, which enables you to rollback your system files, installed applications, registry files, and data, to previous working state in case of system failure or malfunctioning.
It makes your system functional again. However, the system restore process can not complete successfully if the system shuts down improperly during restore process. This behavior leaves your system in unusable state and you come across severe data loss. In such critical situations, you need to use windows data recovery solutions to get your mission-critical data recovered.
As a practical example of this issue, the System Restore might not restores all the files as expected when you perform restoration to your system using the System Restore feature of Windows operating system. You may also encounter the below error when you reboot your system after restoration:
Your computer cannot be restored to:
Restore Point Name
This restoration is incomplete. It was interrupted by an improper shutdown. You should undo this restore or choose another restore point.
To choose another restore point, restart System Restore.”
After the above problem, Windows remains in unusable state. The issue, which you tried to fix with System Restore, is still there and your system is unusable. To retrieve data from your inaccessible Windows system, you need to find out the cause of this problem and then perform Windows recovery by resolving it.
Grounds of the problem
You may come across this behavior of Microsoft Windows operating system, when your computer shuts down improperly. For instance, the problem takes place if there is any intentional or unintentional system shutdown while the restore process was going on.
You can try any of the below mentioned methods to sort out this problem and recover Windows data:
Try restoring the system using another restore point.
Undo the restoration process.
If both the above methods fail, use third-party applications to retrieve lost data.
The Windows data recovery software systematically scan entire hard drive and retrieve all lost data from it. The software has interactive graphical user interface to offer easy and simple recovery in all data loss situations.
Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery is the most efficient utility to effectively handle Windows data loss cases. The software recovers data from NTFS5, NTFS, FAT32, VFAT, FAT16, and FAT12 file system partitions. It is designed for Microsoft Windows 7, Vista, 2003, XP, and 2000.
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