system restore win xp

  BODS 06:33 18 Apr 2011

Hi my windows xp pc will not me restore to a earlier date also when opening program a warning comes up saying system setup error/windows installer if click ok pc appears to be working ok. Original problem with hp priter

  rawprawn 07:56 18 Apr 2011

Have you recently tried installing a new program? if a bad installation is the cause download Windows installer clean up facility Also have you tried running System Restore from Safe Mode? Try that first. Keep tapping F8 when booting to get into Safe Mode.

  birdface 08:47 18 Apr 2011

Try using system restore in safe mode.

  BODS 09:17 18 Apr 2011

thanks have tried safe mode just the same

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:28 18 Apr 2011

Repair XP by replacing corrupt files Type

sfc /scannow

in the run box, press enter and let system file checker find and replace missing / corrupt file in windows and explorer.This will take awhile to complete and you may be asked for the CD to be in the drive if windows is not preinstalled on the hard drive.

sfc /scannow problems

System restore problems XP Click here

  woodchip 22:40 18 Apr 2011

System Restore is corrupt, only thing you can do with it is turn it off, to clear restore points then turn it back on and it should create a new restore point

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