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System Restore

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by ridgewayranger, Dec 29, 2010.

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  1. ridgewayranger

    ridgewayranger Thread Starter

    Dec 31, 2006
    Hi Guys.
    Just tried to do a system restore but don't have any restore points, even though Ccleaner shows I have nine, including a couple I just did. Why doesn't System Restore display them?
  2. TheShooter93

    TheShooter93 Malware Specialist

    Jul 9, 2008
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    There should be something like this displayed, with a list of your restore points. When you get to this screen, there are no restore points showing?


    Also, according to the information in your computer specs section, you are running SP2.

    I suggest you update to SP3.

    (Note: The pictures in that guide apply to Windows Vista, though the instructions are identical to what you should do in Windows XP).
  3. Ent

    Ent Trusted Advisor

    Apr 11, 2009
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    I agree with Shooter that you should at some point and preferably soon upgrade to SP3. However I suspect that doing so might make it harder to resolve whatever problem your trying to sort out, such as possibly removing the system restore points you have. You might want to hold off doing that until this is sorted.

    Meanwhile what is the problem that you wish to use system restore to resolve? I'm thinking that if we can resolve that problem ourselves the immediate need for the system restore points is off and you can try such strategies as completely disabling and re-enabling System restore.
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