System restore not working in XP

  loopyloo 16:03 31 Aug 2003

The above is not working. Please can someone help me. I have checked and it is not switched off.

  hugh-265156 16:46 31 Aug 2003

can you create a restore point manually?is it enabled in control panel/system/system restore?if so.

check control panel/administrative tools/services and set system restore service to automatic.double click it and choose from auto/manual or disable in the drop down box.restart the computer after changing the start up type.

  carl48 16:46 31 Aug 2003

Have you tried the obvious? Right click on My Computer, make sure that 'Make sure system restore is turned off on all drives' box is unticked, then reboot.

BTW, System Restore isn't the greatest or most reliable gadget. My advice is to get Drive Image. Best £40-worth I ever spent.

  prilect 17:13 31 Aug 2003

Not unusual. XP restore often does not work.

  VoG II 17:21 31 Aug 2003

Troubleshooting guide click here

  loopyloo 19:19 31 Aug 2003

Thank you Vog I tried what you said and it has worked

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