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by jimc197 / December 7, 2006 9:26 AM PST

Having a restore problem, No matter what date I try to restore to
it says cannot restore to this date because there has not been
any changes. I have made changes and added new programs but
it does not seem to reconise these changes.

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by Darton Fury / December 7, 2006 9:35 AM PST
In reply to: restore

starting in safe mode, log on using the admin account and try system restore again.

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by jimc197 / December 7, 2006 10:21 AM PST
In reply to: Try

Did not work, still same message no changes have been made

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Why do you want to restore?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / December 7, 2006 10:27 AM PST
In reply to: tried

Perhaps there are other issues that may be affecting System Restore.


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why restore
by jimc197 / December 7, 2006 10:56 AM PST

I installed the free AVG virus program when I tried to open it,
It said there was an error. I tried to uninstall it but it keep
saying it could not be uninstalled, I tried ctrl, alt, delete.
but it was not running, So I was trying a system restore to get
rid of it.

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There is a site on how to deal with that. Here it is.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 7, 2006 11:15 AM PST
In reply to: why restore
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that worked
by jimc197 / December 7, 2006 11:50 AM PST

to get avg uninstalled
But the restore still does not work. Is there a way to enter
a restore point manually to a different date other than todays date.

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System Restore Point
by DarCLew2 / December 7, 2006 1:09 PM PST
In reply to: that worked

set up a restore point like 10:00AM Wednesday,December 6, 2006; select the middle item in the system restore. Check first the My Computer to Properties(left click) and System Restore Tab and check to see if the box is not checked.

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missing something
by jimc197 / December 7, 2006 11:57 PM PST
In reply to: System Restore Point

When I open system restore I only have two options
1 Restore my comp to an earlyer date
2 create a restore point
When I click on create a restore point
it just ask for a name and says the date and time will be entered

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check box
by Amos16 / December 8, 2006 12:18 AM PST
In reply to: missing something

Have you looked at the system restore box under My Computer>Properties (RIGHT click) and made sure it is not checked? -Amos

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no check
by jimc197 / December 8, 2006 4:54 AM PST
In reply to: check box

in the the box to turn off system restore.

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OK, how about Zone Alarm?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 8, 2006 4:59 AM PST
In reply to: no check

There was some old ZA that caused SR issues. We also have many pests (spyware, etc) that corrupt system restore. Which is why we fix what we have to and then turn off and back on SR to get a fresh start.

It appears we must arm ourselves to the eyeballs and more to keep this stuff working. My bet is pest damage.


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by mrmean1000 / December 8, 2006 7:10 PM PST
In reply to: restore

if you have like a norton 2006 product unistall then it will do the locks it up somehow

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by jimc197 / December 9, 2006 1:25 AM PST
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do not have nortons but disabled everything I have
still same problem

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