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System Restore Error

By Combatjack
Sep 14, 2006
  1. I keep gettin the error System Restore is Unable to protect your computer please restart your computer and restart system restore.

    I looked on line and the best i foundw as to start it again in the admintool>services then hit start but then it give the error Could not start the system restore service service on a local computer. Error 3: The system can not find the path specified.

    I thought that a reformat was supposed to start from fresh why did i get this problem?
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    Probably a virus... Disable System Restore from Control Panel, System
     
  3. Combatjack

    Combatjack TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 17


    Pretty sure that it is not a virus
     
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,244   +234

    I sure hope that' the case... I just automatically disable System Restore in all my systems
     
  5. N3051M

    N3051M TS Evangelist Posts: 2,115

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