Failure of System Restore

  10x 10:25 21 Sep 06

I am using Windows XP Home SP2

Attemps to use System Restore (not having used it for some time) produce the following message:
'System Restore rstrui.exe unable to locate component. This application has failed to start because framedyn.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this'.
A search for the file reveals it is located at c:\windows\servicepackfiles\i386 and at c:\temp\temp.frd4a6 and at c:\windows\$ntservicepack uninstall$, so I cannot understand why System Restore reports that it cannot find it.
When I tried to re-nstall Sytem Restore from from the XP installation disk, a message appears telling me that 'Setup cannot continue because the version on youe computer is newer than the version on the CD'.

Does anyone have any ideas as to what I can do about this problem please ?


  VoG II 10:27 21 Sep 06

See click here and links within.

  johnnyrocker 10:28 21 Sep 06

run sfc /scannow and have your disk to hand.


  10x 13:50 22 Sep 06

Many Many thanks. Followed your link and was able to resolve the problem.

To johnnyrocker
Tried your suggestion. Unfortunately it did not make any difference, but thank you for trying to help me.

Regards to everyone.

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