Can't create system restore point due to 0x8007007b error

Posted on 2014-11-26
Last Modified: 2014-11-26
When I try to configure the system for creating system restore points I get the following error

The filename, directory name or volume label syntax is incorrect (0x8007007b)

How can I correct this error?
Question by:dovidf
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dovidf --
You may have more than one C: drive listed in System Restore.
"1.Press Win+R, type systempropertiesprotection and enter.
2.Deselect the “C: Missing” check-box and select “Local Disk C:” to enable System Restore.
3.Reboot the Windows.
4.Now try to delete and create System Restore.  "

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I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

I found the answer online
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dovidf ----
And what was the answer?

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I found this solution on a Windows forum and it worked. Thanks
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Thank you.  Glad to hear all is well.

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