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Restoreing your computer

by MelAddie / February 16, 2011 3:22 AM PST

***This is a second equest for a solution to this problem.***
When I try to restore my computer to a recomended date It seems to go thru the proceedure. Then I get a pop up stating "System Restore did not complete successfully.Your computer files and settings were not changed. W/details: An unspecified error occured during System Restore. Try a different restore date. I did that and I still get the same message. How can I restore my computer?

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Where is the first?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 16, 2011 4:14 AM PST

And given only this much detail can you share if Norton is or ever was on the machine? Norton along with malware damage is the usual cause.

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(NT) Where is the first
by MelAddie / February 21, 2011 7:53 AM PST
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Where is the first
by MelAddie / February 21, 2011 7:59 AM PST
In reply to: Where is the first?

Sorry I did not answer you until now. I just about gave up on my problem and did not check on my request untill now. Yes! Norton is on my computer now. The free version from AOL.

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Norton and its tamper protection is a well known issue.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 21, 2011 8:06 AM PST
In reply to: Where is the first

Google this for quick research.


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Try in safe mode
by mopscare42 / February 17, 2011 12:30 AM PST

The only way I have ever got restore to work is in the safe mode.
I am using Windows Vista Home premium.
I do have Norton 360v4 on my computer, which maybe the problem, but restore works fine in safe mode.
Try it as it sure can't hurt.

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System restore
by MelAddie / February 18, 2011 12:11 PM PST
In reply to: Try in safe mode

I will try in safe mode when I restore the next time. THANK YOU

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