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Windows XP restore program

by Rafi2295 / September 6, 2008 8:14 AM PDT

Anybody who can tell me why the restore in windows xp does not function most of the times and sometimes never ?

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Absolutely.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 6, 2008 8:26 AM PDT

Let's look at Norton. Just one of many programs that interfere with SR.

-> READ the section titled "Many users have found that Norton 2006 and later, has been responsible for this error message. It seems there is a security feature in place that prevents outside programs from making system changes that would change Norton's files. To work around this issue, follow these instructions:" at http://www.5starsupport.com/faq/xp-system-restore.htm#1-21

This is just one of some hundred reasons it doesn't work. Often I need to see the machine first hand to find out why but this one comes around too often. Makes you wonder what Symantec was thinking.
Bob

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Thinking back now!
by Rafi2295 / September 8, 2008 11:26 AM PDT
In reply to: Absolutely.

Yes you are absouletly right on the target after reading your response i have realized that this started after i put the Norton Internet Security which was about 1 year ago.
Thanks

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That was a shot from the hip.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 8, 2008 11:29 AM PDT
In reply to: Thinking back now!

Glad it appeared to hit the target. Bob

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