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Old 06-04-2006, 01:23 PM   #11 (permalink)
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u know longer have system restore?
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Old 06-04-2006, 01:26 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I would suggest a format and fresh install!! stupid stuff like this can happen when you only repair because you changed the hardware!
I still think this is your answer.
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Old 06-04-2006, 01:28 PM   #13 (permalink)
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That is correct.

When I attempt to itiniate it through the Start menu, or view the status of System Restore via the Folder Options there is no evidence that it is present. In addition the OS does not seem to be able to find the utility.....

Perhaps I shouldback up my files and re-format and re-install the OS.

What do you think?
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Reinstalling System Restore
Click Start, Run and type %Windir%\INF
Locate the SR.INF file. The file may be shown as SR, if you have configured Windows Explorer to hide known file extensions. To see the file extensions for all file types, then try this:
On the Tools menu in My Computer, click Folder Options.
Click the View tab.
Clear the Hide extensions for known file types check box.
Right-click the SR.INF file, and then click Install
Windows will now attempt to reinstall System Restore, and may prompt you for the Windows installation source path. Point to %Windir%\ServicePackFiles folder, or insert your slipstreamed Windows XP (matching the Service Pack level of your system.)
System Restore core files will be reinstalled. Restart Windows when prompted.
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Dude....you RULE!

Thanks for your assistance. With some patience, finagling and a little cussing I was able to coax System Restore back into the OS.

Thanks for your help

Kudos to Warez Monster!
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