System Restore is a life-saving tool for Windows users as it can retrieve your computer from any fatal error. But what if the System Restore stops working and shows up this System Restore Error 0x8007025d? You can’t perform the System Restore successfully without manually solving the issue.
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Fix 1 – Make sure System Protection is ON
Before you do anything, make sure the System Protection is enabled on your computer.
1. At first, type “sysdm.cpl” in the search box.
2. Then, tap on “sysdm.cpl” to open the System Properties.
3. When it does open up, navigate to the “System Protection” tab.
4. Then, select the C: drive from the list.
5. Next, tap on “Configure…” to configure the system protection settings.
6. Now, toggle the “Turn on system protection“.
7. Just, slide the “Max Usage” settings according to your choice and the available space you have.
8. Then, click on “OK” to save the changes.
After that, try to create the system image backup. This time it will be created without the error message.
Fix 2 – Run System Restore in Windows RE
If running the regular System Restore doesn’t work out, try running it from the Windows Recover Environment.
1. Press the Windows key+I keys together to open up the Settings screen.
2. Then, click on “System” on the left-hand pane.
3. Next, tap on “Recovery” on the right-hand side.
4. Now, tap on the “Advanced startup“.
5. Further, click on the “Restart now” to restart your computer in Windows Recovery Environment.
Your computer will be in the Automatic Repair window. Now, follow these next steps.
1. Next, click on the “Troubleshoot“.
2. Further, tap on the “Advanced options” to view additional options.
4. Now, tap on the “System Restore” to open the System Restore page.
5. In the System Restore window, either you can use the ‘Recommended restore’ or you can also choose the “Choose a different restore point” option.
Then, tap on “Next” to proceed.
6. Now, choose a restore you point you want to prefer.
7. After that, tap on “Next” to proceed to the next step.
7. Finally, tap on “Finish” to finish up the process.
This time System Restore should work without any interference from other
Fix 3 – Run SFC and DISM scans in Safe Mode
You have to perform a system file checking scan in safe mode.
1. Press the Windows key+I keys together.
2. Then, tap on “System” on the left pane.
3. Later, tap on the “Recovery” on the right-hand side.
4. Next, tap on “Restart Now” in the ‘Advanced Startup’ section.
Once your machine restarts, you will be in the Recovery Environment.
5. Then, tap on “Troubleshoot” to access it.
7. Then, tap on the “Advanced options“.
8. Next, tap on the “Startup Settings” to proceed to the next step.
9. Finally, click on “Restart” and your system will reboot in safe mode.
10. Just hit the F4 from your keyboard to click on the “Enable Safe Mode” option.
Once your computer boots up in Safe Mode, follow these steps –
1. At first, press the Windows key+R keys together.
2. Then, write “cmd” and press Ctrl+Shift+Enter keys together to access the terminal with administrative rights.
3. At first, we are running the DISM scan. Type this command and hit Enter.
DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth
Let Windows complete the DISM scan.
3. After running the DISM scan, paste this command and hit Enter to run an SFC scan.
Let Windows fix this issue during these scans. Close the Command Prompt window.
Sambit is a Mechanical Engineer By qualification who loves to write about Windows 10 and solutions to weirdest possible problems.