Restore points in XP Home

  Rogerfredo 10:27 08 Aug 2004
Locked

I recently needed to use system restore on my XP Home system, only to find that there were no restore points available.
I could not go back to another month either, so it appears that no restore points have been created.
I have checked that restore is not switched off.
Any ideas as to what the problem is?
PS I have manually created a restore point now, although it was instantaneous with no disc activity which I expected from using ME in the past.

  Sethhaniel 10:30 08 Aug 2004

I switched off to clear virus AVG found but when switched back on -no restore points -
Don't know if program like ccleaner.exe or similar have removed them ???

  VoG II 10:32 08 Aug 2004

Try these ideas click here

  christmascracker 10:34 08 Aug 2004

When you turn system restore off you automatically loose all restore points previously made.

When you turn it back on it will create one

  Sethhaniel 10:39 08 Aug 2004

a virus found in it -
can the viirus be removed but settings be kept??

  johnnyrocker 10:43 08 Aug 2004

in a word no.

johnny.

  VoG II 10:44 08 Aug 2004

In a word "yes" - but is it worth it click here

  Sethhaniel 10:52 08 Aug 2004

C:\System Volume Information\_restore

access is denied - even after following instructions and unticking hide system files etc, etc,

I am the Admin though XP seems to think differently

  livewire 11:05 08 Aug 2004

I belive this is a Protected Windows System area. Thats why AVG nor yourself can access it.

  Rogerfredo 19:11 09 Aug 2004

Thanks all. I must have wiped out previous restore points. All seems to be ok now.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

AMD Radeon Adrenalin release date, new features, compatible graphics cards

Inside the iMac Pro - Apple's most powerful Mac yet

iMac Pro release date, UK price & specs

Comment nettoyer Windows et optimiser son PC gratuitement ?