1.    30 Nov 2007 #1
    kbc817 Guest

    System Restore does not work


    I have tried to use Sytem Restore using several different dates and each time
    I get this response: System Restore did not complete successfully. Your
    computer system files and settings were not changed. An unspecified error
    occurred during System Restore. I cannot figure out what the unspecified
    error is or why System Restore will not restore. Any suggestions. Thanks
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2.    30 Nov 2007 #2
    Andre Da Costa[ActiveWin] Guest

    Re: System Restore does not work


    Try running System Restore in Safe Mode, its possible that your Antivirus
    utility (if you have one installed) is conflicting with it.
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    "kbc817" <kbc817@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news32CB9C8-E319-46F7-B4D6-703963E64DC0@xxxxxx

    >I have tried to use Sytem Restore using several different dates and each
    >time
    > I get this response: System Restore did not complete successfully. Your
    > computer system files and settings were not changed. An unspecified error
    > occurred during System Restore. I cannot figure out what the unspecified
    > error is or why System Restore will not restore. Any suggestions. Thanks

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3.    30 Nov 2007 #3
    Peter Foldes Guest

    Re: System Restore does not work


    Symantec(Norton) installed by any chance. If it is and most probably that is the culprit that is causing this issue. Get rid of Norton. It causes more headaches and issues with XP\W2003\XP than needed. It is not compatible with most Windows Systems

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    "kbc817" <kbc817@xxxxxx> wrote in message news32CB9C8-E319-46F7-B4D6-703963E64DC0@xxxxxx

    >I have tried to use Sytem Restore using several different dates and each time
    > I get this response: System Restore did not complete successfully. Your
    > computer system files and settings were not changed. An unspecified error
    > occurred during System Restore. I cannot figure out what the unspecified
    > error is or why System Restore will not restore. Any suggestions. Thanks
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4.    01 Dec 2007 #4
    Arkadiusz 'Black Fox' Artyszuk Guest

    Re: System Restore does not work


    kbc817 wrote:

    > I have tried to use Sytem Restore using several different dates and each time
    > I get this response: System Restore did not complete successfully. Your
    > computer system files and settings were not changed. An unspecified error
    > occurred during System Restore. I cannot figure out what the unspecified
    > error is or why System Restore will not restore. Any suggestions. Thanks
    Are there any errors left in event viewer?

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    Arkadiusz 'Black Fox' Artyszuk
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5.    01 Dec 2007 #5
    norm Guest

    Re: System Restore does not work


    Peter Foldes wrote:

    > Symantec(Norton) installed by any chance. If it is and most probably that is the culprit that is causing this issue. Get rid of Norton. It causes more headaches and issues with XP\W2003\XP than needed. It is not compatible with most Windows Systems
    >
    I am using Norton Internet Security . Thanks for the tip.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  6.    04 Dec 2007 #6
    kbc817 Guest

    RE: System Restore does not work


    Thanks for the help. I ran it in Safe Mode and System Restore worked
    correctly. Only difficulty was getting to Safe Mode; finally just shut down
    Windows for about 10 seconds when it was operating and when I started it back
    up, it gave me the option to work in Safe Mode.

    "kbc817" wrote:

    > I have tried to use Sytem Restore using several different dates and each time
    > I get this response: System Restore did not complete successfully. Your
    > computer system files and settings were not changed. An unspecified error
    > occurred during System Restore. I cannot figure out what the unspecified
    > error is or why System Restore will not restore. Any suggestions. Thanks
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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