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dekusvamp

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I want to restore my system to when i bought the computer, wich was some years ago (on this).
But when i open system restore, it only shows restore points back to january 2009.
Is there any way i can restore my older system restore points?
By the way, i'm running Windows XP Home.

Edited by dekusvamp, 28 February 2009 - 03:43 PM.

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You would be better off, rather then trying to do this with system restore, to back up your data and wipe the computer and reinstall Windows - either with your Windows CD or recovery partition, whichever the case may be.
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System Restore is a fixed size on your hard drive which, on average, only gives about a month or so to roll back to. The fact that points exist before this are signs that they were created at that point, but no longer exist. The best solution, as stated, is to back up the documents and stuff then apply a new installation.
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I want to restore my system to when i bought the computer

System Restore won't do it.
You need to use either recovery partition, or recovery CD.
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