Fix Error 0x8007025d While Trying to Restore Windows System

If you are facing the error 0x8007025d then this means you cannot restore your computer to an earlier time and even if you try to use a saved restore point on your Windows PC. The main cause seems to be the corrupt system files or OS that cannot read or write on the drive because of bad sectors. Read below to fix such corrupt data and successfully restore your PC.

Fix Error 0x8007025d while trying to restore

Fix Error 0x8007025d while trying to restore

Don’t worry there are only few easy solutions to fix this error as explained below.

Method 1: Run SFC scan in safe mode

1.Press Windows Key + R then type msconfig and hit Enter to open System Configuration.


2.Switch to boot tab and check mark Safe Boot option.

uncheck safe boot option

3.Click Apply followed by OK.

4.Restart your PC and system will boot into Safe Mode automatically.

5.Press Windows Key + X then click on Command Prompt(Admin).

command prompt with admin rights

6.Now type the following in the cmd and hit enter:

Sfc /scannow
sfc /scannow /offbootdir=c:\ /offwindir=c:\windows (If above fails)

SFC scan now command prompt

7.Wait for the above process to finish and then again uncheck the Safe Boot option in System Configuration.

8.Restart your PC to save changes.

Method 2: Run DISM if SFC fails

1.Press Windows Key + X and click on Command Prompt(Admin).

command prompt admin

2.Type the following and press enter:

DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

DISM restore health system

3.Let the DISM command run and wait for it to finish.

4. If the above command doesn’t work then try on the below:

Dism /Image:C:\offline /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth /Source:c:\test\mount\windows
Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth /Source:c:\test\mount\windows /LimitAccess

Note: Replace the C:\RepairSource\Windows with the location of your repair source (Windows Installation or Recovery Disc).

5.Reboot your PC to save changes.

Also Read: How to create a System Image Backup in Windows 10

Method 3: Run Check Disk (CHKDSK)

1.Press Windows Key + X then select “Command Prompt (Admin).”

command prompt admin

2.In the cmd window type the following command and hit Enter:

chkdsk C: /f /r /x

run check disk chkdsk C: /f /r /x

Note: In the above command C: is the drive on which we want to run check disk, /f stands for a flag which chkdsk the permission to fix any errors associated with the drive, /r let chkdsk search for bad sectors and perform recovery and /x instructs the check disk to dismount the drive before beginning the process.

3.It will ask to schedule the scan in the next system reboot, type Y and hit enter.

Method 4: Disable Antivirus Before Restoring

Sometimes the Antivirus program can cause Error 0x8007025d while trying to restore and in order to verify this is not the case here you need to disable your antivirus for a limited time so that you can check if the error still appears when the antivirus is off.

1.Right-click on the Antivirus Program icon from the system tray and select Disable.

Disable auto-protect to disable your Antivirus

2.Next, select the time frame for which the Antivirus will remain disabled.

select the duration until when the antivirus will be disabled

Note: Choose the smallest amount of time possible for example 15 minutes or 30 minutes.

3.Once done, again try to restore your PC using System Restore and check if the error resolves or not.

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That’s it you have successfully Fix Error 0x8007025d while trying to restore if you still have any questions regarding this guide then feel free to ask them in the comment’s section.

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