Solved: Unable to do a system restore (XP)

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barjo4

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I tried to do a system restore because I suspect something has corrupted. I tried two different points allowed in System Restore and both times the PC went through the process and then I get a message saying it could not restore to that point and that nothing was changed.

One of the issues I am facing is when I press crtl, alt & delete, the box that usually appears (Windows task Manager) doesn't anymore. All I get is a box that tells me what is running. (I hope this makes sense)
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barjo4

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Nevermind - I think I got it back - sorry

I still don't know why I cannot do a restore, though.
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Hi,
While things are unstable have you taken the precaution of backing up all your docs/photos etc etc to a seperate device ... just in case?

Richard.
 

barjo4

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Yes, I moved pictures to CDs and the Quicken files to a USB flash memory.
 

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System restore may have become corrupted.

Clear restore points.
To turn off system restore> right click on My Computer>Properties.
Click the System Restore tab.
Turn off System Restore.
Apply.
Click OK.

Restart your Pc >back to System Restore.
Create a restore point.

Create a new restore point, click on Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools.
System Restore.

System Restore wizard>Create a restore point and click the Next button.

Name a new restore point.
Click on Create.

Edit..Note all Restore Points will be lost.
 
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