System Restore

  myanmarboy 12:08 09 Jun 06
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Can someone help me please? My System Restore does not appear to be working properly. I am logged on as an administrator and System Restore is enabled. I have System Check Points on the calendar (bold dates) but when I try to restore to one of these the egg timer hangs on the "next" button but does not go any further.
I have read the "Windows XP System Restore Is Easy To Use", but can't find anything there to match my scenario.
I am using XP Home and have MacAfee AV.

  mattyc_92 12:14 09 Jun 06

How long have you left your computer after you click the "next" button?

I have known it to stop responding for up yo 10 minutes for some reasons

  mattyc_92 12:14 09 Jun 06

yo = to

  myanmarboy 13:15 09 Jun 06

mattyc_92
must admit I have'nt left it too long but will give that a try, ta

  myanmarboy 13:30 09 Jun 06

mattyc_92
must admit I have'nt left it too long but will give that a try, ta

  myanmarboy 08:38 10 Jun 06

Tried leaving it now, but the egg timer just goes off and nothing happens

  rsinbad 12:38 10 Jun 06

look through trouble shooting system restore to see if that helps click here

  User-312386 21:22 11 Jun 06

Are you up to date on windows updates?

If not click here

  myanmarboy 23:19 11 Jun 06

Fully up to date but when I click on the System Restore Settings I get a McAfee warning come up saying "C:\Windows system 32\restore\rstrui.exe contains suspicious scripting, activity has been stopped".
I have run a Full scan with McAfee, Windows Defender Beta and Lavasoft Adaware Personal and all report "all clear".

  rsinbad 07:30 12 Jun 06

Turn off system restore reboot and then enable restore again. You will loose your restore points ;but will remove any suspicious files that maafee has found there.

Create a new restore point and see if it now works

  wee eddie 08:12 12 Jun 06

Why are you trying to use System Restore?

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