XP Home ?rstrui.exe? Entry point not found

  Simon_P 21:38 07 Nov 03

Error box heading

?rstrui.exe? Entry point not found

Error box message:

The procedure entry point RemoteAssistancePrepareSystemRestore could not be located in the Dynamic link library ?WINSTA.dll.?

My sys:
XP Home
MSI 6721 mobo
AMD 2800+
512 MB 2700 DDR
Gf FX 5600

Anyone had this problem?



  JIM 21:50 07 Nov 03

rstrui.exe = system restore, are you saying that system restore will not open or is it just a message from the event viewer?

If system restore does not open try,

Go to run type in system32 press ok, when restore window opens, Right Click on rstrui and click on Open.

  Simon_P 22:07 07 Nov 03

System restore wouldn't open.

I tried what you said and it told me that the file rstrui was not there.

So I Uninstalled/reinstalled (in an act of desperation)
SP1 and that fixed the problem, but am none the wiser!

Thanks for your help.

I will leave this thread unresolved for a while so that people can see it


  powerless 22:07 07 Nov 03

Start, Run, Type:


Click ok.

Find a file named "sr.inf" right click it, choose install.

Or... start, search, For files and folders, All files and folders

Keyword: sr.inf


right click it, choose install.

In both cases have your XP CD in the drive.

  Simon_P 22:33 07 Nov 03

At least I will know the quick way next time.

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