How to cold boot into safe troubleshooting to get to a restore point

John Lenz 1,726 Reputation points
2023-05-09T22:27:53.5866667+00:00

Windows 10 Home

I applied an Intel system update from MS update services, and it failed hard. At boot it goes to the logon screen and the BSD with hardware fault error. I did create a restore point before applying update (normal pratice).

How do I, from cold boot, get to advanced troubleshooting screen so I can go back to a good restore point?

Windows 10
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  1. Dave Patrick 426.3K Reputation points MVP
    2023-05-09T22:34:59.8533333+00:00

    You could attempt this method.

    https://community.spiceworks.com/how_to/214-perform-a-system-restore-manually-when-windows-is-not-bootable

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  2. John Lenz 1,726 Reputation points
    2023-05-10T19:42:55.8333333+00:00

    I am not able to access c:\SYstem Volume Information

    I went to Folder options panel on the drive and successfully unchecked Hode protected operating system files. The folder showed in root directory

    Access denied, so I went to provide user control

    calcs "G:\System Information Folder" /E /R username:F (Username is correct for login)

    I receive access denied.

    How do I proceed?

    I mounted target system driver on an operating windows 10 system.