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#1 Guest_Tigger93_*

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Posted 22 August 2005 - 12:50 PM

Anyone know how you can get in to the System Restore Folder?

Thanks.

I'm running XP BTW.

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#2 jgweed

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Posted 22 August 2005 - 01:13 PM

Perhaps a more productive line of discussion would be why do you want to go this? There may be a systemmatic method for doing something that would avoid a maual intrusion into the folder and potential problems.
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Posted 22 August 2005 - 04:14 PM

Well, there are to Virus's that Kaspersky keeps finding in there that it can't fix. And Norton or anything else can't pick it up.

Thanks for your help.

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Posted 22 August 2005 - 10:46 PM

You can delete your restore points by disabling System Restore. Then you need to re-enable it to create a new clean restore point. See Windows XP System Restore Guide .

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Posted 22 August 2005 - 11:05 PM

Thank you! :thumbsup:

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Posted 22 August 2005 - 11:08 PM

You must be running XP Home. :thumbsup:

You can get into that folder but it isn't easy. Windows protects it pretty effectively. That's why Kaspersky and most other AV's can't clean anything in there, just detect it.

So as Leurgy says it is easier to just delete the restore points when you know the rest of the system is clean. You don't want to use them and get reinfected anyway.

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