System Restore Can't

  Yimbo 17:00 29 Dec 2009
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No matter which date I select, the message is displayed "Your computer cannot be restored to this point" I'm using XP home with all the Service Packs, up-dates etc installed! I note also that over the last few days web pages are taking much longer to display, downloads take forever, and my computer generally is very much slower - hence me trying System Restore! Any advice would be welcome!

  Technotiger 17:02 29 Dec 2009

Are you sure that the dates you are clicking on are shown in Bold print - the other dates are not restore points.

  Yimbo 17:04 29 Dec 2009

Yes, they are!

  Sea Urchin 17:05 29 Dec 2009

Try running it in safe mode - keep tapping F8 while booting and then select safe mode from the menu that eventually appears.

  Yimbo 17:45 29 Dec 2009

Did what you suggested, Sea Urchin, and Sys Res worked in Safe Mode! It has made a big difference to Web Page speed - though for some reason, I took me ages to get through again to PCA site! Other pages opened OK but not PCA! Still, all in all, a big improvement! Many thanks!

  Technotiger 17:49 29 Dec 2009

PCA site has been having slow-down problems today - so you are not the only one experiencing this.

  Sea Urchin 17:56 29 Dec 2009

Glad that worked for you - I can echo what Technotiger is saying about the PCA site - it's extremely sticky today.

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