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It says I need the XP cd.
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Use the one you have...it just needs to copy some files. This may be a good sign.
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When I put the disk in it comes up with two folders I386 and preload
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Is it asking where to look for the files?
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yes
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Choose the i386 folder
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Did that, it copied, and now I've restarted.
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Is System Restore still empty?
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yes it is
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I can't believe hos stubborn this thing is being... :whistling:

Download the attached file and extract it to your desktop. Double click on the file to merge it to the registry. Reboot and open System Restore...

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sorry, still empty
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Download and install Internet Explorer 7. I have found several instances where this has corrected the Blank System Restore problem.
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I've been trying to install IE 7 on this %$*&% computer and I get the message "your operating system is not supported by this pkg." I also got the message "update\iesetup not valid Win 32 application."
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Man Oh Man.... :blink: I think we're going to need a bigger hammer!

Download the attached file and extract it to the desktop. Double click the file to run it. Open System Restore... :whistling:

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Stand by

Edited by wannabe1, 29 April 2006 - 07:04 PM.

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