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MissBev

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Well - I tried several times recently and my system restore on my new Dell Optiplex won't restore - any suggestions what to do? The computer just comes back and says that it has not been restored! Thanks
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CrazyFrog

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Hi MissBev
check your System Restore settings. are they 'on' on all drives? Sounds like they are not on yet. If not check the box in the sytems restore settings. Windows learns your usage of the pc and your settings. If youve got bad stuff on your pc, good idea to run anti virus software and even spybot. Link bellow

www.safer-networking.org/en/download/
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HELP - am now using my husbands computer - started system restore from safe mode and now the screen is stuck with just the box saying system restore and the blue line is about one-sixth of the way and has been stuck for quite awhile - what do I do?
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wannabe1

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Hi MissBev...

Could you define "Quite a while" in more specific terms for me? Minutes? Hours? Days? :whistling:

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Hi MissBev...

Could you define "Quite a while" in more specific terms for me? Minutes? Hours? Days? :whistling:

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Yes - sorry - it has been atleast 30 minutes - is that normal for safe mode - the computer I am on works fine and I have periodically used system restore and it only takes about 5 minutes? Thanks
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That's a tad long.

Do you have an installation CD? Just in case we need to replace some files...

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:help: thats funnyfullness , Nah not really. But it happened to me last year.. My dad fixed it :blink:
Sorry I couldn't help. :whistling:
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Hi missbev - more than likley the cd is dirty. Take a cotton ball, dip in water and wipe from the centre of the disc out to the edge gently.Put your first finger through the hole in the cd. Move the disk round untill its all clean. Making sure its dry. Put it back in the pc. You should be prompted to begin from where you left off.

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EDIT - Been watchin too many scifi films tonight..dont ignore the above it may help...captain jayneway on the warpath and 7of9 gonna sort me out plus a few klingons OOPs

Pardon me for the confusion

Edited by CrazyFrog, 08 April 2006 - 08:43 PM.

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wannabe1

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I think MissBev is talking about a System Restore, CrazyFrog...rather than a Recovery. System Restore doesn't require the CD.
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