1.    02 Mar 2016 #1
    Join Date : Feb 2016
    Posts : 4
    win7

    Can restore of Win 7 be started from command line ?


    For some unknown reason I cannot any more navigate to Update panel from "Einstellungen" - it is blocked.

    I have to cancel the "Einstellungen" window by the task manager !

    So in this moment I cant go forward nor backward any more: cant activate Win 10 neither start the restore of my old
    Win 7 system - unbelievable !!!!!!

    Question: is there a professional command that I can enter in the command line to start/complete the restore of Win 7 ?

    I am frustrated by this dilemma of Win 10 Update.

    BTW: the update od the Defender library also doesnt work and stops after several minutes complaining about the network. Browsing works of course. Windows Firewall is deactivated. No Antimalware program installed.
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  2.    02 Mar 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 24,404
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    Hello wkt,

    Yes, you could boot to advanced startup to go back to the previous Windows if it hasn't been longer than 30 days since you upgraded to Windows 10, and you didn't delete the Windows.old folder.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...s-windows.html
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  3.    02 Mar 2016 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Arnold, MD
    Posts : 27,933
    Triple boot - Win 10 Pro, Win 10 Pro Insider (2) - (and a sprinkling of VMs)

    Quote Originally Posted by wkt View Post
    For some unknown reason I cannot any more navigate to Update panel from "Einstellungen" - it is blocked.

    I have to cancel the "Einstellungen" window by the task manager !

    So in this moment I cant go forward nor backward any more: cant activate Win 10 neither start the restore of my old
    Win 7 system - unbelievable !!!!!!

    Question: is there a professional command that I can enter in the command line to start/complete the restore of Win 7 ?

    I am frustrated by this dilemma of Win 10 Update.

    BTW: the update od the Defender library also doesnt work and stops after several minutes complaining about the network. Browsing works of course. Windows Firewall is deactivated. No Antimalware program installed.
    Do you have a good backup of your Windows 7 system prior to trying the upgrade to Windows 10? If the backup is a windows image backup, boot from your windows 7 install DVD and use advanced options to restore the backup.

    More help can be found regarding Windows 7 restoring and repairing at our sister site Windows 7 Help Forums
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  4.    03 Mar 2016 #4
    Join Date : Feb 2016
    Posts : 4
    win7
    Thread Starter

    @Brink Thanks for the link. I tried Option One ("Go back to Previous Windows from Windows 10 in Advanced Startup options") unsuccessfully. On my Home version I dont have the link "See more recovery options". Any way to get shown this option ?
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  5.    03 Mar 2016 #5
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 24,404
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    If it's not there, then you won't be able to use "Go back to previous Windows".

    You may have to clean install Windows 7 if you don't have a Windows 7 system image to restore.

    If you would still like to give Windows 10 a chance, I would recommend to clean install Windows 10 instead to have the best experience.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...n-install.html
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