Using RESTORE POINT with system updates

  Philbert 19:28 25 Apr 2004
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I'm trying to resolve why my computer has become sooooo slow in the last week or two.
I downloaded some Microsoft IE critical fixes a week or so ago and want to get the system back to before that. I don't know that this is the problem, it just looked like a logical move.
Can I go to the restore point before installing the critical fixes? If I were doing this with some 3rd party application I would uninstall the application then go the restore point, then reinstall. How do I do this though with updates and fixes to IE and XP?
Please educate me. Thank you.
I'm using Win XP Home Edition 2002 SP1 on a Dell Dimension 8100 with a Pentium 4 1.6 GHz processor. IE is version 6.0.2800.1106.xpsp2.x
Thanks.
Philbert

  lucky1 19:43 25 Apr 2004

Suggest you uninstall the Windows Updates (there have been problems with the recent ones) using Control Panel/Add and Remove Programmes (they are located at the bottom of the list). After removing (uninstalling) them try installing them again one at a time to see if you can ascertain which one is causing your system to slow down.

  lucky1 19:49 25 Apr 2004

Would also suggest you tick (as resolved) your duplicate threads as they may lead to a bit of confusion!

  Philbert 03:32 27 Apr 2004

lucky1,
Thank you for the advice.
Where did the duplicate threads come from? Did I do that?

  Andybear 06:46 27 Apr 2004

You must have. There are two others. Maybe a problem with your computer?

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