System Restore won't restore

  Yimbo 10:49 31 Aug 2007
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The title really says it all! Recently, when I choose System Restore, it takes me through all the steps, but on re-starting, I get the message "Your computer cannot be restored to this date - No changes have been made to your computer - please choose another date". But all the other restore points get the same response. I use XP (home) with SP2. Any ideas folks?

  [DELETED] 12:06 31 Aug 2007

Hi Yimbo do you have NIS running there are lots of threads about system restore not working with NIS installed,take alook below.

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  [DELETED] 13:22 31 Aug 2007

I had this problem a while ago and the advice given to me was to turn off system restore, which means you will lose all restore points, then turn sys restore back onand restart pc. Then, when you get new restore points it should work ok. It did for me.

  [DELETED] 13:32 31 Aug 2007

You could try this;

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  [DELETED] 13:35 31 Aug 2007

More information;

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  [DELETED] 14:09 31 Aug 2007

Forgot to mention, Running on Windows ME

  [DELETED] 14:13 31 Aug 2007

Sorry, hit the wrong button. Ignore the Ponkin posting here.

  Yimbo 11:57 03 Sep 2007

Thanks folks for all your help! I haven't been able yet to work through it all - but I see I'm not alone with this problem! I'm sure the solution is among the info supplied! Thanks again!

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