1.    3 Weeks Ago #1
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    Southern Sweden, Skåne
    Posts : 21
    Windows 10 V 1607 (OS-version 14393.1358)

    System Restore won't restore


    I have a problem that is as insoluble (to me) as it is serious: System Restore seems broken. It exits with this less-than-helpful err msg: An unknown error occurred during system restore. (0x80070091).
    For completeness I took partial screen shots the whole way during my last attempt so it will be a loong post - I beg your indulgence.

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    All seems well so far, then this:
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    System restore could not be performed. Files and settings have not been changed.
    Information:
    System restore was aborted when the folder was to be restored from the restore point.
    Source: AppxStaging
    Destination: %ProgramFiles%\WindowsApps
    An unknown error occurred during system restore. (0x80070091)You can attempt restoring from a different restore point. If this error occurs again you can try an advanced restore method.

    I can hardly imagine a less helpful err msg. And what is meant by 'advanced restore method'? I am completely at sea here; any and all help is much appreciated!
    Thank you.
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  2.    3 Weeks Ago #2
    Join Date : Oct 2017
    Posts : 474
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    Rename the WindowsApps folder, reboot the system and try a system restore should cure the issue.
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  3.    3 Weeks Ago #3
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    Southern Sweden, Skåne
    Posts : 21
    Windows 10 V 1607 (OS-version 14393.1358)
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by FreeBooter View Post
    Rename the WindowsApps folder, reboot the system and try a system restore should cure the issue.
    Thank you FreeBooter. Sorry about being so dense but 1) Rename it to what? 2) Where is the folder situated?
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  4.    3 Weeks Ago #4
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 11,079
    Win 10 Pro (1703)
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  5.    3 Weeks Ago #5
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    Southern Sweden, Skåne
    Posts : 21
    Windows 10 V 1607 (OS-version 14393.1358)
    Thread Starter

    Right. Thanks dalchina.
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  6.    2 Weeks Ago #6
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    Southern Sweden, Skåne
    Posts : 21
    Windows 10 V 1607 (OS-version 14393.1358)
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by Kokopelli View Post
    Right. Thanks dalchina.
    Right after I wrote this last post something happened here which made all my computer woes seem insignificant. I am still recovering from/dealing with this. Please excuse my 'dissapearing from the radar'.
    Thanks to FreeBooter and dalchina, I will leave the dicussion now.
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