No XP Restore

  shaduf 21:14 19 Jan 2004
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Help please.

My computer seems to be making Restore Points OK as they are marked on the Calendar in Restore together with their details.

However if I try to Restore back to an earlier point the computer just hangs until I cancel without a Restore having been done.

  Djohn 21:17 19 Jan 2004

shaduf, are you leaving it long enough? It takes a while to do the restore. j.

  shaduf 23:37 19 Jan 2004

Djohn
Thanks for the response but sadly that's not the answer. After about 10 seconds of disk activity nothing further happens. Tonight I went to watch the TV for an hour and when I came back nothing had moved.

  johnnyrocker 23:42 19 Jan 2004

os? virus scan? trojan scan? adaware scan? what on board security do you have?

johnny.

  shaduf 20:40 20 Jan 2004

Windows XP Firewall
AVG Free Virus Software

Trojan scan, adaware scan, someone else said spyware. !!!

Cripes should I have all those as well - could one of those be the cause??

  TommyRed 20:57 20 Jan 2004

As well as my firewall and AV, I run Ad-aware click here and Spybot click here which I run regularly and SpywareBlaster click here which prevents most of it being installed. HTH TR

  TommyRed 20:58 20 Jan 2004

btw they are all free. TR

  shaduf 21:43 20 Jan 2004

TommyRed

Thanks for the advice.

I will now start downloading them and getting them running.

Shaduf

  User-312386 00:12 21 Jan 2004

what are your system specs?

you may have run out of memrory or HDD space

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