System Restore Not Working in XP Home

  Rickyv 18:09 23 Nov 2003
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When i click undo changes with system restore, I get a pop-up box headed restrui.exe entry point not found - the procedure entry point remote assistance prepare system restore could not be located in the dynamic link library WINSTA.DLL

Any suggestions please???

  powerless 18:15 23 Nov 2003

Go to C:\WINDOWS\inf

Find: sr.inf

Right click, Install.

Then try again.

  spikeychris 18:16 23 Nov 2003

What happens if you right click my computer on desktop? Is it the same error message?

  Rickyv 18:18 23 Nov 2003

Yes - exactly the same - any suggestions???

  spikeychris 18:19 23 Nov 2003

Follow the advice from Powerless or

1. Insert the Windows XP CD

2. Click [Start] [Run]

3. Type the following command and press Enter
"rundll32.exe advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection C:\Windows\Inf\sr.inf"


System Restore core files should be reinstalled.

  Rickyv 18:22 23 Nov 2003

Tried this - but it asks for the XP Home cd rom - and i only have a recovery cd, which doesnt seem to work

  Rickyv 18:27 23 Nov 2003

On my recovery disk i have a folder called D:|1386 if i click on this there are hundreds of files - one is called rundll32.exe - is this the one i need and what do i do with it????

  spikeychris 18:45 23 Nov 2003

1. In My Computer, click the Tools menu -> Folder Options.

2. On the View tab, make sure to check the option "Hide extensions for
known file types".

3. Click OK.

4. Click the Start menu -> Run. Type "%windir%\inf" (Without quotation
marks) in the Open field. Click OK.

5. Locate and select the file "sr.inf". Right-click it and then click
Install.

  Rickyv 18:51 23 Nov 2003

Done that but there is no sr inf only sr and sr.pnf

  spikeychris 19:04 23 Nov 2003

Check your mail. After you drop the file right click it and install.

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