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In Trouble With Windows Time To Use System Restore

If you have done something wrong with your computer , one of the best things you can do is perform a system restore where you can take your computer back in time to a date when everything was working properly.

System restore can be accessed in 2 ways.

From Safe Mode and from System Tools , Accessories

Restart your computer

During the boot process, press F8 to enter Safe Mode
Select Safe Mode with Command Prompt
Press Enter

Select the OS (if multiple boot options are shown)
Press Enter

Select your User Account

A command prompt window will open

For Windows 7 type rstrui.exe and press Enter
For Windows XP type %systemroot%system32restorerstrui.exe

System Restore will open   

Select Restore my computer to an earlier time  

Click the Next button

Select a date you would like to restore your computer to and click next

Windows will inform you when the process is complete

Richard Pascoe is a technology consultant & technology commentator for the media on FIVEaa , ABC Adelaide , PowerFM , 5MU , 7AD and 7BU and has been seen on the Channel 7 news , Channel 9 News , Channel 10 news and Today Tonight . Richard gives his opinions on Microsoft , Google , Apple and deals with personal computers , smartphones and tablets.

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