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Ok, first let me start off by telling you my HJ logs are clean, and my sytem files and everything else is clean from about a million scans, etc.

My Windows XP System Restore does not work properly. How? I can create restore points manually and automatically, but my computer simply refuses to restore to that point. It will reboot after a "supposed" restore, but then simply say that the date specified cannot be restored. I have tried this in safe mode, and have tried turning SR on and off. I'm thinking it's the work of CleanUp! accidentally deleting a file, or one of the past viruses I have rid myself of many months ago. Does any body know what's wrong, or have a solution?
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Turn system restore off and reboot.

Run disc clean up then disc defragmenter.

Click start then run, type sfc /scannow then press enter to replace the system files, you need the XP CD and get a blue bar, when the bar goes, reboot

Turn system restore on, set a restore point, run the PC for a day without installing or uninstalling programmes, then try to use system restore
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Wait, so I run sfc /scannow, is my XP CD in, because I got lost at the blue bar part.
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When you press enter it will open a box with Windows File protection and then it should ask for the XP CD

The blue bar shows its progress
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All it does is open a cmd box real fast, then it closes, and that's it... :tazz:
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Click start then all programmes, accessories then command prompt
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Now it makes more sense, let me try it now, and I'll get back to you on it's outcome :tazz:
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Thanks, it worked, I just manually made a restore point today and tried to revert back to it, and it worked. Thanks!
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Thank You for letting me know
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