How to get system restore to work if the page is blank

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how can i get my system restore to work if the page is blank??????????

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This question was answered on January 17, 2005. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

There are a number of ways you can fix this: here are a few...

you can try to I tried start up/ctrl/safemode/accesories/tools/system restore

Try these steps if System Restore does not appear to work:

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Ensure the System Restore service is running For more information, see: How can I verify that the System Restore services are running on my machine?

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Verify that you have enough free space on all your drives as required by System Restore If the free space on any partition system restore is monitoring falls below 50 MB, System Restore will suspend and purge out all restore points to free up disk space It will automatically reactivate when 200 MB free space is available For more information, see How the System Restore Tool Handles Hard-Disk Space Usage.

3.

Examine event logs for any system restore-related errors that could help you identify the problem.

You can perform a remote system restore using WMI scripts.WMI scripts can be used to locally or remotely create or list restore points, select a restore point to restore to, view the status of a restore operation, and adjust system restore parameters Please refer to the System Restore Scripting Samples| http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/productdoc/scriptsamples.mspx document, which lists functions and parameter descriptions along with script samples provided as a guide to administrators who need local or remote access to the System Restore features and settings.

Select Start followed by Control Panel, and double-click the System icon Then:

1.

Click the System Restore tab on the System dialog box

2.

To enable, clear the Turn off System Restore check box

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To disable, select the Turn off System Restore check box

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Click OK when done

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Posted by cristina of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on January 17, 2005