Windows 7 File Restore Fails with Path not found


When I try to restore data that was backed up with the built-in Windows 7 backup tool I get the error The system cannot find the path specified. (0x80070003). This happens only when restoring data - the backup process itself runs perfectly fine.

I tried completely removing the backup files and creating a new backup, but to no avail. Also the files are fine - at least I can access the backup directly and access files directly in it. Also the backup used to work when I tested it the last time.

asked on Super User Aug 12, 2011 by Voo

1 Answer


Okay so the only way to resolve this was to fix the windows install itself. Will remain a mystery it seems..

answered on Super User Oct 30, 2011 by Voo

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