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How long does System Restore take?

  1. #1


    Lang Murphy Guest

    How long does System Restore take?

    Doing a system restore and it appears to be hung on the "Windows is
    preparing to shut down..." blue/green swirly screen... HD light has been
    pegged, with minimal flickering, for close to 20 minutes now... that seems a
    bit long...



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  2. #2


    Andre Da Costa [Extended64] Guest

    Re: How long does System Restore take?

    System Restore usually takes the same amount of time as a restart of
    Windows.
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    "Lang Murphy" <langmurf@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
    news:%232M3cCQgGHA.1856@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...
    > Doing a system restore and it appears to be hung on the "Windows is
    > preparing to shut down..." blue/green swirly screen... HD light has been
    > pegged, with minimal flickering, for close to 20 minutes now... that seems
    > a bit long...
    >




      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Henry Guest

    Re: How long does System Restore take?

    Sounds like it's not working correctly, what number beta are you using. most
    of the early ones didn't. I did a restore on 5384.4 and it worked.

    "Lang Murphy" <langmurf@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
    news:%232M3cCQgGHA.1856@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...
    > Doing a system restore and it appears to be hung on the "Windows is
    > preparing to shut down..." blue/green swirly screen... HD light has been
    > pegged, with minimal flickering, for close to 20 minutes now... that seems
    > a bit long...
    >




      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    Lang Murphy Guest

    Re: How long does System Restore take?

    Well... it took about 30 minutes, but I finally got the log on screen... but
    getting error that system restore did not complete successfully... no
    changes to files and settings... bummer.


    "Lang Murphy" <langmurf@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
    news:%232M3cCQgGHA.1856@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...
    > Doing a system restore and it appears to be hung on the "Windows is
    > preparing to shut down..." blue/green swirly screen... HD light has been
    > pegged, with minimal flickering, for close to 20 minutes now... that seems
    > a bit long...
    >




      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #5


    Lang Murphy Guest

    Re: How long does System Restore take?

    5384... and it didn't work... sigh...

    "Henry" <Henry@nomail.com> wrote in message
    news:O9F%23zGQgGHA.3996@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...
    > Sounds like it's not working correctly, what number beta are you using.
    > most of the early ones didn't. I did a restore on 5384.4 and it worked.
    >
    > "Lang Murphy" <langmurf@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
    > news:%232M3cCQgGHA.1856@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...
    >> Doing a system restore and it appears to be hung on the "Windows is
    >> preparing to shut down..." blue/green swirly screen... HD light has been
    >> pegged, with minimal flickering, for close to 20 minutes now... that
    >> seems a bit long...
    >>

    >
    >




      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  6. #6


    Tony Sperling Guest

    Re: How long does System Restore take?

    I did this once in x64, it took 30 minutes to establish that the restore
    point didn't work. I kept on picking dates further back in time and each
    time it took 30 minutes, but when it finally hit a date that worked it took
    less than 20 sec's.

    Tony. . .


    "Lang Murphy" <langmurf@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
    news:OJB0fJQgGHA.3588@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
    > Well... it took about 30 minutes, but I finally got the log on screen...
    > but getting error that system restore did not complete successfully... no
    > changes to files and settings... bummer.
    >
    >
    > "Lang Murphy" <langmurf@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
    > news:%232M3cCQgGHA.1856@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...
    >> Doing a system restore and it appears to be hung on the "Windows is
    >> preparing to shut down..." blue/green swirly screen... HD light has been
    >> pegged, with minimal flickering, for close to 20 minutes now... that
    >> seems a bit long...
    >>

    >
    >




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