restore problem with XP

  honda5 16:43 18 Feb 2005
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Used XP restore wizard and it goes through the process but ends up saying " failed to restore" Tried this on several hi-lighted calendar points.
System Properties shows system restore is enabled .I've partitioned the hard disc with Partition Magic 8 , would this stop the restore working ?
Any ideas appreciated
Les

  spikeychris 17:34 18 Feb 2005

click here for some possible answers.

  mattyc_92 18:01 18 Feb 2005

It can't "restore" your system, because your registry hasn't been modified enough.... THIS IS NORMAL so don't worry...

If you intend to "restore" your system quite often, then use Norton Goback which does what System Restore only with better features and are alot more powerful.... The only downfall is that it can slow your system down abit...

  spikeychris 19:34 18 Feb 2005

"It can't "restore" your system, because your registry hasn't been modified enough" Hello mattyc_92, care to elaborate on that one?

  Technotiger 19:39 18 Feb 2005

Hi, you might also find something to help you here.


click here


Cheers.

  mattyc_92 21:00 18 Feb 2005

System Restore works on the basis of if the Registry's structure has been changed in some way, then it will "decide" that it "can" revert the system....

  VoG II 21:04 18 Feb 2005

I don't know where you got that from but kkerrong, sorry.

  sattman 21:18 18 Feb 2005

If you run registry change monitoring software it will not record any changes to your registry but you will still have restore points created at regular intervals

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