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maxfindlay Guest My System Restore suddenly seems to have stopped working and I’d be very grateful if someone could tell me how to get it working again. Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by mike22, Nov 4, 2008. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... The old system had a data partition, and the new system does not. http://recupsoft.com/system-restore/system-restore-no-changes-have-been-made-to-your-system.html

More info: One way around this is to change the offending program's settings (if possible) or to downright uninstall it! I rebooted many time, tried safe mode, tried registry cleaner.... Register Privacy Policy Terms and Rules Help Popular Sections Tech Support Forums Articles Archives Connect With Us Twitter Log-in Register Contact Us

Thank you. > > It sounds like at some point you installed a program that interferes > with System Restore (examples: Norton, Kaspersky, Zone Alarm). https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/system-restore-point-changes-made-to-drive-s-help-315060/

After I select > >>> a restore point, a box comes up that reads: "Changes made to > >>> drive(s) E: after this point cannot be reversed because the drive > Thats when I discovered it didn't work. Maybe it's time you learned about using backup software, hmm? More > info: > > > > One way around this is to change the offending program's settings (if > possible) or to downright uninstall it! But i would be very grateful if someone could help me solve it. > > Thank you. > > > > maxfindlay > > Ǝиçεl, Aug 1, 2009 #5

  1. Ignoring this pop-up box mesage, I click on Next.
  2. Then reboot windows and initialise the zeroed drive from Disk Management.
  3. Is that drive (J) a removable type, like USB or external HD?
  4. These do not require a power source.
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  9. But i would be very grateful if someone could help me > > solve it.

I have never wanted > > System Restore to monitor my memory stick / external hard drive but, as fas > > as I know, I’ve never done anything in System Then if I unplugged, and re-plugged, it would all be back like nothing happened. When I go to system restore settings it is only montiorig drive C, like it should have. Back to top #4 JohnC_21 JohnC_21 Members 17,194 posts OFFLINE Local time:07:43 PM Posted 10 October 2014 - 05:45 PM Is the drive detected in Disk Management?

Your > >>> computer cannot be restored to [your chosen date]". Does this make any sense? > "PattiWagen" wrote >> >> I recovered my system to factory default, installed software, and kept >> checking system restore on each install. How can I get rid of this drive J:? More hints Thanks for the video, i'll probably have to watch a few of those before I confident I won't mess anything up.

Everything seems > > to have been working fine. Any ideas??? More About Us... Report • #8 Chuck 2 May 24, 2009 at 04:56:42 I see your problem now, but have no solution.Sometimes you have E: plugged in, the SR starts monitoring it,then may create

Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. http://www.pcguide.com/vb/showthread.php?56078-Can-t-use-system-restore-Can-t-get-rid-of-Device-J I have > >>> never wanted System Restore to monitor my memory stick / external > >>> hard drive but, as fas as I know, I've never done anything in > The time now is 08:43 PM. Louis Using The REPORT Button BC Forum Rules Malware Removal Logs Forum Am I Infected Forum Before You Post About A Problem Back to top #3 jackflag jackflag Topic Starter Members

After I select >>> a restore point, a box comes up that reads: "Changes made to >>> drive(s) E: after this point cannot be reversed because the drive >>> was either useful reference Click the System > >> Restore tab. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Ferguson May 21, 2008 Loading...

After some experimenting, > > I have discovered that it doesn't matter what date I select for the > > Sytem Restore. Click the System >> Restore tab. After some >>> experimenting, I have discovered that it doesn't matter what date I >>> select for the Sytem Restore. http://recupsoft.com/system-restore/system-restore-point-frenzy-by-black-ice-printer-driver.html After some experimenting, I have discovered that it doesn’t > > matter what date I select for the Sytem Restore.

Drive E is the name usually given to the USB slot > > where I plug in a memory stick / my external hard drive. Similar Threads - System Restore Point system restore not working stormbull, Mar 13, 2016, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 2 Views: 522 flavallee Mar 13, 2016 Battery Icon on System Tray In case you cared.

But i would be very grateful if someone could > >>> help me solve it.

hrlow2, Nov 5, 2008 #2 nessyguin Joined: Oct 19, 2006 Messages: 720 Unless the specified drive is a disk you specifically want to restore then I'd proceed with the restore . Its a Seagate FreeAgent Desktop harddrive. I've now got System Restore working again thanks to all you guys. "Daave" wrote: > > My System Restore suddenly seems to have Click here to sign up now!.

All Rights ReservedAd Choices The information on Computing.Net is the opinions of its users. however i have tried various restore points and proceeded with the restore but when it boots back up it says "no changes have been made" any thoughts?? But then maybe all Restore Points give reference to E drive. get redirected here I'm not familiar with a SATA port though.

Literally everything is on that drive. Everything worked fine until I > ran the file settings and transfer wizzard. You are the captain of your machine and may have turned off system restore on drive D or others. Thank you. It sounds like at some point you installed a program that interferes with System Restore (examples: Norton, Kaspersky, Zone Alarm).

And as was pointed out, you didn't prevent SR from monitoring your external device & that is what has been giving you grief. Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules BleepingComputer.com Forums Members Tutorials Startup List If I clicked on a folder, there'd be nothing in it. He said the files are all still there and the drive is intact but the rest of it is shot.

Report • #11 Chuck 2 May 24, 2009 at 05:09:30 You should check to see if SR is monitoring it when you plug in E drive. any thoughts guys...please help? Find The PC Guide helpful? Articles Blogs Advanced Search Forum PC Operating System and Software Troubleshooting and Assistance Windows Can't use system restore - Can't get rid of Device J: Custom Search Join the PC homebuilding