Help windows xp not responding

  Haylyn 23:07 14 Jul 2005
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Help urgently required.
Have windows Xp Home was working fine earlier this evening; went to check email at 9.00pm computer froze on desktop as soon as clicked mouse button.
Tried system restore but has not helped: able to work in safe mode but does not read cd-rw drive so cannot backup files; mouse is working ok .

Have had another weird problem don’t know if related, when going up and down all programs stops at internet. white box appears and have to reboot computer.

Am writing this on old windows 95 machine.

Thanks in anticipation

Lynda

  VoG II 23:10 14 Jul 2005

Do as you would to access Safe Mode click here but select Safe Mode with Command Prompt.

At the > prompt enter

C:\windows\system32\restore\rstrui.exe

and press Enter. Choose an earlier Restore Point.

  Haylyn 23:26 14 Jul 2005

You won't believe it but I went back to computer which I had left on while I wrote my question and its suddenly working.

My husband can't understand it and neither can I.
Well its one way of passing 2 hours on a thursday night!

Thanks

Lynda

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