How to fix the Error: “0×81000202” to create a system restore point in Windows Vista and XP
Follow the instructions to fix the Error: “0×81000202” to create a system restore point in Windows Vista and XP:
Click ‘Start’ and then click ‘Start Search’.
Type ‘Services.Msc’ and then press ‘Enter’.
Locate ‘Volume Shadow Copy Service’.
Right click the service and then click ‘Properties’.
Under Startup Type select ‘Manual’.
Now ‘Start’ the Service.
‘Close’ the Window.
‘Restart’ the Computer.
Try to ‘Create a Restore Point’.
In System Restore, the user may create a new restore point manually, roll back to an existing restore point, or change the System Restore configuration. Moreover, the restore itself can be undone. Old restore points are discarded in order to keep the volume’s usage within the specified amount. For many users, this can provide restore points covering the past several weeks. Users concerned with performance or space usage may also opt to disable System Restore entirely. Files stored on volumes not monitored by System Restore are never backed up or restored.