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Old 12-10-2006, 06:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default System Restore Problem.

Running WinXP/SP2

I dont remember how long this has been glitching for(months), but when I Click;

"Start/Accs/Systemtools/System Restore"

I get this msg.

"System Restore is not able to protect your computer. Please restart your computer, and then run System Restore again."

I click okay.

I restart.

Same message.....over and over.....

I click on "Start/Help and Support"

It tells me to turn it on. How do I get to the on/off switch?


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Old 12-10-2006, 10:43 PM   #2 (permalink)
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When you boot up keep hitting f8 till a menu comes up and select
last knowen good configuration.If that dosnt work try safe mode and try to do a system restore from within windows.

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Old 12-10-2006, 10:51 PM   #3 (permalink)
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do you have any system restore points set up??
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Old 12-11-2006, 09:25 AM   #4 (permalink)
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If you don't have any restore points you can create them using this procedure: start>>run>>type "msconfig">>general>> launch system restore>> create system restore point. Also maybe you don't have enough free space on your hdd and Windows can't create restore points???
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