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system restore:unspecified error

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mandi79108

#1
System Restore will not work. I have tried using several different restore
points, and I always get the same thing. It goes through all the steps, even
restarting my computer, but then it has a message saying that it did not
restore anything because of an "uspecified error".
Anyone have any suggetions?
Thanks in advance,
Mandi
 

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Mick Murphy

#2
If you are running Norton, disable it before doing a SR.
Also, if you still have probs, try doing SR in Safe Mode.

To get to Safe Mode, tap/tap.tap..... F8 at startup> it will give to a list
of things to do> use UP and DOWN arrows to go to Safe Mode> Hit Enter>follow
prompts> do your SR from in there(with norton disabled)
--
Mick Murphy - Qld - Australia


"mandi79108" wrote:

> System Restore will not work. I have tried using several different restore
> points, and I always get the same thing. It goes through all the steps, even
> restarting my computer, but then it has a message saying that it did not
> restore anything because of an "uspecified error".
> Anyone have any suggetions?
> Thanks in advance,
> Mandi
 

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#3
Run sfc /scannow
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"mandi79108" <mandi79108@xxxxxx> wrote in message
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> System Restore will not work. I have tried using several different
> restore
> points, and I always get the same thing. It goes through all the steps,
> even
> restarting my computer, but then it has a message saying that it did not
> restore anything because of an "uspecified error".
> Anyone have any suggetions?
> Thanks in advance,
> Mandi
 

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clara

#4
I have the same problem. I have an hp compaq 6720 s with windows vista home
premium pre-installed, and i could never do the restoring to a previous
point. All the points i select fail. I obtain the answer : the system
couldn´t be restored due to an unspecified problem. I go to the solutions and
errors report of windows and i see there the error 0x80070005. I have run the
restoring system utility as administrator and i have Norton internet
security. Can someone help?
Thanks in advance.
Clara

"Bob" wrote:

> Run sfc /scannow
> -------
> *Report back, please*
> [When responding to posts, please include the post(s) you are replying to so
> that others may learn and benefit from the issue]
>
> [How to ask a question]
> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555375
> http://dts-l.net/goodpost.htm
> http://oakroadsystems.com/genl/unice.htm
>
> "mandi79108" <mandi79108@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> news:BCD254FA-F13E-462A-8B7A-0DA27465F4E0@xxxxxx

> > System Restore will not work. I have tried using several different
> > restore
> > points, and I always get the same thing. It goes through all the steps,
> > even
> > restarting my computer, but then it has a message saying that it did not
> > restore anything because of an "uspecified error".
> > Anyone have any suggetions?
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Mandi
>
>
 

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#5
Norton is likely causing your problem.

Replace Norton with the free AVG http://free.grisoft.com/ or Avast
http://www.avast.com/eng/avast_4_home.html, and Windows Firewall and Windows
Defender. Disabling Norton is not enough. You need to completely uninstall
it. If it doesn't solve the problem, get rid of Norton anyway. Norton is
known to cause many problems in Vista and they don’t always appear
immediately.

Download and run the Norton Removal Tool.

http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2005033108162039

It's called "360" because Symantec's goal is complete ownership of your
computer, and with even less communication about what it's trying to do or
ways to configure it than ever before (which would only interfere with its
goal.) That, along with Symantec's famous technical support, makes Norton
360 a disaster that I would only install on Granny's computer if she was
going to disinherit me.



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"clara" <clara@xxxxxx> wrote in message
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>I have the same problem. I have an hp compaq 6720 s with windows vista home
> premium pre-installed, and i could never do the restoring to a previous
> point. All the points i select fail. I obtain the answer : the system
> couldn´t be restored due to an unspecified problem. I go to the solutions
> and
> errors report of windows and i see there the error 0x80070005. I have run
> the
> restoring system utility as administrator and i have Norton internet
> security. Can someone help?
> Thanks in advance.
> Clara
>
> "Bob" wrote:
>

>> Run sfc /scannow
>> -------
>> *Report back, please*
>> [When responding to posts, please include the post(s) you are replying to
>> so
>> that others may learn and benefit from the issue]
>>
>> [How to ask a question]
>> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555375
>> http://dts-l.net/goodpost.htm
>> http://oakroadsystems.com/genl/unice.htm
>>
>> "mandi79108" <mandi79108@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>> news:BCD254FA-F13E-462A-8B7A-0DA27465F4E0@xxxxxx

>> > System Restore will not work. I have tried using several different
>> > restore
>> > points, and I always get the same thing. It goes through all the steps,
>> > even
>> > restarting my computer, but then it has a message saying that it did
>> > not
>> > restore anything because of an "uspecified error".
>> > Anyone have any suggetions?
>> > Thanks in advance,
>> > Mandi
>>
>>
 

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mandi79108

#6
Thank you so much!!!! This was a huge help!

"Mick Murphy" wrote:

> If you are running Norton, disable it before doing a SR.
> Also, if you still have probs, try doing SR in Safe Mode.
>
> To get to Safe Mode, tap/tap.tap..... F8 at startup> it will give to a list
> of things to do> use UP and DOWN arrows to go to Safe Mode> Hit Enter>follow
> prompts> do your SR from in there(with norton disabled)
> --
> Mick Murphy - Qld - Australia
>
>
> "mandi79108" wrote:
>

> > System Restore will not work. I have tried using several different restore
> > points, and I always get the same thing. It goes through all the steps, even
> > restarting my computer, but then it has a message saying that it did not
> > restore anything because of an "uspecified error".
> > Anyone have any suggetions?
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Mandi
 

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Mick Murphy

#7
You are more than welcome. Glad it worked out.
--
Mick Murphy - Qld - Australia


"mandi79108" wrote:

> Thank you so much!!!! This was a huge help!
>
> "Mick Murphy" wrote:
>

> > If you are running Norton, disable it before doing a SR.
> > Also, if you still have probs, try doing SR in Safe Mode.
> >
> > To get to Safe Mode, tap/tap.tap..... F8 at startup> it will give to a list
> > of things to do> use UP and DOWN arrows to go to Safe Mode> Hit Enter>follow
> > prompts> do your SR from in there(with norton disabled)
> > --
> > Mick Murphy - Qld - Australia
> >
> >
> > "mandi79108" wrote:
> >

> > > System Restore will not work. I have tried using several different restore
> > > points, and I always get the same thing. It goes through all the steps, even
> > > restarting my computer, but then it has a message saying that it did not
> > > restore anything because of an "uspecified error".
> > > Anyone have any suggetions?
> > > Thanks in advance,
> > > Mandi
 

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clara

#8
Thank you for your answer. I am going to quit my norton internet security (
it was a free trial for 60 days and it remains about 10 days), and i will try
avg grisoft free edition. Then I will try to do a restoring to a previous
point.

Regards.

Clara

"Bob" wrote:

> Norton is likely causing your problem.
>
> Replace Norton with the free AVG http://free.grisoft.com/ or Avast
> http://www.avast.com/eng/avast_4_home.html, and Windows Firewall and Windows
> Defender. Disabling Norton is not enough. You need to completely uninstall
> it. If it doesn't solve the problem, get rid of Norton anyway. Norton is
> known to cause many problems in Vista and they don’t always appear
> immediately.
>
> Download and run the Norton Removal Tool.
>
> http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2005033108162039
>
> It's called "360" because Symantec's goal is complete ownership of your
> computer, and with even less communication about what it's trying to do or
> ways to configure it than ever before (which would only interfere with its
> goal.) That, along with Symantec's famous technical support, makes Norton
> 360 a disaster that I would only install on Granny's computer if she was
> going to disinherit me.
>
>
>
> -------
> *Report back, please*
> [When responding to posts, please include the post(s) you are replying to so
> that others may learn and benefit from the issue]
>
> [How to ask a question]
> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555375
> http://dts-l.net/goodpost.htm
> http://oakroadsystems.com/genl/unice.htm
>
> "clara" <clara@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> news:F8984D51-4C1D-4C91-92F2-4CD01CFC2B4A@xxxxxx

> >I have the same problem. I have an hp compaq 6720 s with windows vista home
> > premium pre-installed, and i could never do the restoring to a previous
> > point. All the points i select fail. I obtain the answer : the system
> > couldn´t be restored due to an unspecified problem. I go to the solutions
> > and
> > errors report of windows and i see there the error 0x80070005. I have run
> > the
> > restoring system utility as administrator and i have Norton internet
> > security. Can someone help?
> > Thanks in advance.
> > Clara
> >
> > "Bob" wrote:
> >

> >> Run sfc /scannow
> >> -------
> >> *Report back, please*
> >> [When responding to posts, please include the post(s) you are replying to
> >> so
> >> that others may learn and benefit from the issue]
> >>
> >> [How to ask a question]
> >> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555375
> >> http://dts-l.net/goodpost.htm
> >> http://oakroadsystems.com/genl/unice.htm
> >>
> >> "mandi79108" <mandi79108@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> >> news:BCD254FA-F13E-462A-8B7A-0DA27465F4E0@xxxxxx
> >> > System Restore will not work. I have tried using several different
> >> > restore
> >> > points, and I always get the same thing. It goes through all the steps,
> >> > even
> >> > restarting my computer, but then it has a message saying that it did
> >> > not
> >> > restore anything because of an "uspecified error".
> >> > Anyone have any suggetions?
> >> > Thanks in advance,
> >> > Mandi
> >>
> >>
>
>
 

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#9
You welcome.
Good luck.
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"clara" <clara@xxxxxx> wrote in message
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> Thank you for your answer. I am going to quit my norton internet security
> (
> it was a free trial for 60 days and it remains about 10 days), and i will
> try
> avg grisoft free edition. Then I will try to do a restoring to a previous
> point.
>
> Regards.
>
> Clara
>
> "Bob" wrote:
>

>> Norton is likely causing your problem.
>>
>> Replace Norton with the free AVG http://free.grisoft.com/ or Avast
>> http://www.avast.com/eng/avast_4_home.html, and Windows Firewall and
>> Windows
>> Defender. Disabling Norton is not enough. You need to completely
>> uninstall
>> it. If it doesn't solve the problem, get rid of Norton anyway. Norton is
>> known to cause many problems in Vista and they don’t always appear
>> immediately.
>>
>> Download and run the Norton Removal Tool.
>>
>> http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2005033108162039
>>
>> It's called "360" because Symantec's goal is complete ownership of your
>> computer, and with even less communication about what it's trying to do
>> or
>> ways to configure it than ever before (which would only interfere with
>> its
>> goal.) That, along with Symantec's famous technical support, makes Norton
>> 360 a disaster that I would only install on Granny's computer if she was
>> going to disinherit me.
>>
>>
>>
>> -------
>> *Report back, please*
>> [When responding to posts, please include the post(s) you are replying to
>> so
>> that others may learn and benefit from the issue]
>>
>> [How to ask a question]
>> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555375
>> http://dts-l.net/goodpost.htm
>> http://oakroadsystems.com/genl/unice.htm
>>
>> "clara" <clara@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>> news:F8984D51-4C1D-4C91-92F2-4CD01CFC2B4A@xxxxxx

>> >I have the same problem. I have an hp compaq 6720 s with windows vista
>> >home
>> > premium pre-installed, and i could never do the restoring to a
>> > previous
>> > point. All the points i select fail. I obtain the answer : the system
>> > couldn´t be restored due to an unspecified problem. I go to the
>> > solutions
>> > and
>> > errors report of windows and i see there the error 0x80070005. I have
>> > run
>> > the
>> > restoring system utility as administrator and i have Norton internet
>> > security. Can someone help?
>> > Thanks in advance.
>> > Clara
>> >
>> > "Bob" wrote:
>> >
>> >> Run sfc /scannow
>> >> -------
>> >> *Report back, please*
>> >> [When responding to posts, please include the post(s) you are replying
>> >> to
>> >> so
>> >> that others may learn and benefit from the issue]
>> >>
>> >> [How to ask a question]
>> >> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555375
>> >> http://dts-l.net/goodpost.htm
>> >> http://oakroadsystems.com/genl/unice.htm
>> >>
>> >> "mandi79108" <mandi79108@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>> >> news:BCD254FA-F13E-462A-8B7A-0DA27465F4E0@xxxxxx
>> >> > System Restore will not work. I have tried using several different
>> >> > restore
>> >> > points, and I always get the same thing. It goes through all the
>> >> > steps,
>> >> > even
>> >> > restarting my computer, but then it has a message saying that it did
>> >> > not
>> >> > restore anything because of an "uspecified error".
>> >> > Anyone have any suggetions?
>> >> > Thanks in advance,
>> >> > Mandi
>> >>
>> >>
>>
>>
 

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