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Anonymous
August 28, 2005 5:19:48 PM

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Is there a way to execute system restore in the DOS mode from the C:\
prompt?


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Maxumman

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Anonymous
August 28, 2005 5:19:49 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)

Maxumman wrote:
> Is there a way to execute system restore in the DOS mode from the C:\
> prompt?

Do you mean so you can script it?
Or are you trying to recover from a problem?


How to start the System Restore tool at a command prompt in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/304449

1. Restart your computer, and then press F8 during the initial startup to
start your computer in Safe Mode with a command prompt.
-- For additional information about the Safe mode with a command
prompt, click the following article number to view the article in the
Microsoft
Knowledge Base:
--- 315222 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315222/)
A description of the Safe mode boot options in Windows XP

2. Log on to your computer with an administrator account or with an
account that has administrator credentials.

3. Type the following command at a command prompt, and then press ENTER:
%systemroot%\system32\restore\rstrui.exe

4. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to restore your
computer to an earlier state.

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