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System Restore Inoperative


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#1 mokelikescider

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Posted 15 February 2010 - 04:54 PM

Greetings BP Helpers & Forumites.

This is a problem I've had for a very long time now. I haven't been able to perform a 'System Restore' to ANY previous date listed for about 2 years now. Everything else seems to work fine with my PC. I don't actually need to use the 'System Restore' facility at the moment, but it would still be nice to know it's working for when I actually need to utilise it at some future date!

The outcome of a 'System Restore' attempt is the following message given: 'Restoration Incomplete - your computer cannot be restored to ....... (date given). No changes have been made to your computer.'

I have Windows XP Home Edition (version 2002) on CD ROM and have SP3 installed.

Any assistance in sorting this problem out would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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#2 hamluis

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Posted 15 February 2010 - 04:58 PM

Have you read Troubleshooting, System Restore fails to create an automatic restore point - http://bertk.mvps.org/html/srauto.html ?

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http://support.microsoft.com/kb/302796

Edited by hamluis, 15 February 2010 - 04:59 PM.


#3 mokelikescider

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Posted 15 February 2010 - 07:48 PM

No, it's not that that's the problem. Restore points ARE created, but the PC won't act on any of them when I ask it to. It just comes up with the statements as given in my original posting.




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