Not sure if upgrading to Windows 7 SP1 caused the Backup and Restore to stop working, but two days after upgrade I was not able to do the backup. I was getting the notification to solve 1 PC issue but when I clicked on the Backup your files button nothing happened, I was missing the backup and restore feature.
Even in the Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Backup and Restore I could not do the backup – no options available there
Solution To Fix Missing Backup and Restore function
I found the solution on sevenforums.com to edit the registry. Copy/paste text below in Notepad and save it as .reg
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
Now double click the file to add the info to registry:
You can download the registry file from here: ResetBackupAndRestore.reg
After adding the info to registry it should fix the missing backup and restore issue.