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Windows XP - restore

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by tomyank, Apr 19, 2010.

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  1. tomyank

    tomyank Thread Starter

    Apr 18, 2010
    I can not restore W - XP to an earlier date ... any date !!
  2. Phantom010

    Phantom010 Trusted Advisor

    Mar 9, 2009
    Read: System Restore Troubleshooter

    First, try System Restore in Safe Mode.

    Read this article from Microsoft:

    Read: System Restore

    How to start System Restore by using the Command prompt:

    To start System Restore using the Command prompt, follow these steps:

    1. Restart your computer, and then press and hold F8 during the initial startup to start your computer in Safe Mode with a Command Prompt.

    2. Use the arrow keys to select the Safe mode with a Command Prompt option.

    3. If you are prompted to select an operating system, use the arrow keys to select the appropriate operating system for your computer, and then press ENTER.

    4. Log on as an administrator or with an account that has administrator credentials.

    5. At the command prompt, type %systemroot%\system32\restore\rstrui.exe, and then press ENTER.

    6. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to restore your computer to a functional state.

    Norton can also prevent System Restore from working properly:

    Read this.

    If still no luck, try the following article.

    If still no joy, try reinstalling System Restore.

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