System restore

  honeysuckle 23:40 06 Nov 2008

My system resrore is not working. I make restore points but when I try to roll it back they are not there and I get message saying can't restore to this point try another one.
How do I fix this?
Also my PC goes straight into my desktop and not the welcome screen even though I have set it up for 2 users.
What am I doing wrong?

  birdface 00:43 07 Nov 2008

Hi you seem to have a couple of problems.Have you ran all of your security programs just to make sure that you have not got a virus.If you could let us know what security programs that you have installed and what Firewall.SystemRestore will only restore to the boxes in heavy print.

  matofthemint 13:18 07 Nov 2008

Had a similar problem. I could restore in Safe Mode - some times.
I discovered that SuperAntiSpyware has a repair option for System Restore. Used that and have had no problems since. It's free so you could give it a try.

  Halmer 16:31 07 Nov 2008
  Pineman100 20:26 07 Nov 2008

As matofthemint has suggested, I should try running SR in Safe Mode. I invariably find that this works.

Just be aware that a system restore run in Safe Mode cannot be undone.

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