Enable system protection on this drive error | Fixed

No doubt that system restore is an amazing utility to fix some common windows problems. It is mostly accessed by users when windows do not boot up or things does not work properly. In the scenario, even restore point is not working so we had to drop the idea.

Don’t worry because in the article, we will be discussing on how to solve the problem and resume a smooth experience.

Note: “GeekyBytes is not liable for any damage caused to the system.”

Some common fixes to the problem

1. Using command prompt

Try this fix by fixing the prompt from cmd.

  • Open cmd from search utility and right-click the Command Prompt option to Run as administrator.
  • If Windows doesn’t boot, enter the Command Prompt using Windows Recovery Environment.
  • Choose TroubleshootAdvanced options followed by Command Prompt.
  • After that, type net start vss and press the enter.
  • Followed by it, type exe /offline:C:windows=active and again press Return.

Restart the computer to check if the problem is solved.

2. Renaming registry files

  • Start by entering Command Prompt.
  • In the same, type cd %systemroot%system32config and press enter to get in to the directory.
  • Enter ren SYSTEM system.001 and press the Enter again.
  • After that, enter ren SOFTWARE software.001 followed by the enter key again.

Restart the system else move on to the next fix.

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3. Checking the system protection settings

  • Start by pressing the Windows key + X.
  • Click Run.
  • Type sysdm.cpl in the run dialog box and click OK.
  • Choose the System Protection tab.
  • Click the Configure option.
  • Choose the Turn on system protection.

Click the Apply and press OK.

4. Restarting the system protection service

To restart the service, follow the steps below.

  • Enter Command Prompt.
  • Type net stop vss in the same and press enter.
  • After that, type net start vss and press Enter.

So, this was our fix of the latest system protection error.

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