Can't restore windows thinks virtual machine is the only OS

  1. Posts : 31
    Windows 10 Pro (unfortunately)
       28 Apr 2016 #1

    Can't restore windows thinks virtual machine is the only OS

    I'm in a real bind here, my main OS is Windoze 10 x64 & it won't boot after a MS update last night and I'm stuck with no PC and a ton of files I need to at least use the laptop while I try to get it back. I have Win 7 running in the the Oracle virtual machine to sue incompatible software. After the usual attempts to fix it I am trying to boot from the Win 10 disk using system restore, as it created an automatic restore point before the update (at least I assume it did). Selecting system restore from the boot disk all I see are restore points created in Win 7, not Win 10. Trying the other troubleshooting options it comes up with Win 7 as well. Is there any way to make it recognize Win 10 and do a system restore from there? This is an emergency for me, my income depends on those at least getting to those files. I can check email from work today.
    Last edited by Brink; 28 Apr 2016 at 13:08. Reason: removed email address
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  2. Posts : 31
    Windows 10 Pro (unfortunately)
    Thread Starter
       29 Apr 2016 #2

    Does anyone have a way to get to the Win 10 system restore? Maybe from the command prompt?Startup repair only shows the Win 7 VM, not Win 10.
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