System restore turned off?

  NewestRoyWidd1 12:26 26 Feb 10

Hello,I've just tried to use system restore,because my sound card keeps "losing"itself.When trying to access system restore,it's greyed-out,and turned off saying"disabled by Group Policy".
Any ideas please on how I can turn it on again?Being given the option to turn on,but cannot do so.XP Pro sp2,many thanks in advance.By the way,I've very recently had to do a new install of Windows.

  Sea Urchin 12:33 26 Feb 10

Hope this helps

click here

  birdface 12:34 26 Feb 10

Try Malwarebytes free in case it is a virus.

  NewestRoyWidd1 15:14 26 Feb 10

Apologies for the delay,I don't know what I'm doing in the registry and would rather leave well alone.
Malwarebytes found any further ideas please?

  NewestRoyWidd1 15:37 26 Feb 10

Following the details in Sea Urchin's link ref GPEDIT,I enabled both turn on system restore and turn off configuration,then reset them to not configured again,all is now well and system restore can be used again.
Many thanks and will tick as resolved.

  Sea Urchin 15:59 26 Feb 10

Good to hear it's working again

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