How to Repair System Restore Error 0xc0000056

This issue can occur if the restore point is damaged. Error codes 0xc0000056 are somehow caused by misconfigured system files in your Windows operating system. Corrupted system file entries can pose a real threat to the well-being of your computer.

There are many events that can cause system file errors. Incomplete installation, incomplete uninstallation, incorrect removal of applications or hardware. It can also happen if your computer is recovering from a virus or ad / spyware attack or an improper shutdown of the computer. All of the above activations can delete or corrupt Windows system file entries. This corrupted system file results in missing and incorrectly linked information and files required for the application to function properly.

We can try the following steps and check if it works for you.

Disable Antivirus

If you are using antivirus software, disable it.

In most cases, System Restore will not complete successfully because the antivirus program is already running on the computer and System Restore is trying to use a file that is also used by the antivirus program.

Start SFC Analysis

The SFC utility reports any corrupted system files that may have caused the system restore to fail.

  • Click Start and type Command Prompt in the search box to open Command Prompt.
  • Right click on the command line.
  • Click “Run as administrator”.
  • When the command line is loaded, enter the following:
  • SFC / SCANNOW
  • Press Enter

Start your Computer in Safe Mode

You can check if you can boot into Safe Mode and perform a System Restore by choosing a different restore point.

From the Advanced Boot Options screen, you can start Windows in advanced troubleshooting mode. You can access the menu by turning on your computer and pressing F8 before starting Windows.

System restore error 0xc0000056 and other critical errors can occur if your Windows operating system is damaged. The opening of the program is slowed down and the response time is delayed. Crashes and freezes can occur when launching multiple applications. There can be many reasons for this error, including excessive startup entries, registry errors, hardware / RAM leaks, fragmented files, unnecessary or redundant software installations, etc.

I hope you find this information helpful. Please let us know if you need help with Windows.