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can't find system restore shortcut on start menu

by keithb / August 26, 2005 12:06 AM PDT

I can still use system restore; but my problem is I can't seem to locate system restore on the start menu, I know that it used to be there. Is there any way to put the icon back on the start menu?
Running Window XP Home Edition. Help.

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Cannot find System Restore...
by Papa Echo / August 26, 2005 12:29 AM PDT

It is at Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tools.

If it is missing, you can put the shortcut there:
At C:\Windows\System32\Restore, find rstrui.exe and create a shortcut. Cut and paste the shortcut to
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users.WINDOWS\Start Menu\Programs\Accessories\system Tools

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pin to start menu
by auggief / September 13, 2005 8:00 PM PDT

When I find it in system tools, I just right click it and pin it to the start menu.

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You can....
by Papa Echo / September 13, 2005 8:22 PM PDT
In reply to: pin to start menu

...if you want to, put it at the desktop, or the quick launch bar, or almost anywhere else.

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Help and support
by stewart6 / August 26, 2005 12:56 AM PDT

Hi. You can also access recovery through ''help and support'' on the start menu. Cheers Stewasrt

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Just copy the icon from the
by kym7233 / September 13, 2005 3:38 PM PDT

system tools folder, and then paste it to your start menu... no biggy.

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by crazeebob2000 / September 13, 2005 4:29 PM PDT

Click start>control panel>performance and maintenance, and it should be in the upper left corner.

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