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Why computer can not be restored

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July 7, 2011 7:17:12 PM

I can not restore my computer to early point I am using Window XP

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July 9, 2011 4:45:23 PM

Welcome to Tom's Hardware Forum!

Not enough disk space is allocated to 'Backup and Restore'. Therefore, XP does not have enough (or none) restore points.

To fix this, log in with Admin rights (Admin account): Control Panel ---> System ---> System Restore ---> Settings ---> Disk Space Usage - set this to the max. (12% or something like that).

Restart the computer.

From this point forward, Win XP will create 'Restore' points as necessary.
August 31, 2011 3:35:45 PM

Also, you want to disable your virus software to allow for changes and enable the software after you restore.