Start/run services.msc, locate the SR service and doubleclick it. I managed to restart in safe mode and tried to do System Restore there, but got the same message. To enable you to even see the System Volume Information folder used by the System Restore service, you need to open My Computer, go to Tools, Folder Options, View, then make Thank you Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 08-14-2009, 12:36 AM #2 Johnny Tremaine Registered User Join Date: Jul 2009 Posts: 454 OS: WinXP Run chdsk first,
We're a friendly computing community, bustling with knowledgeable members to help solve your tech questions. If you're having a computer problem, ask on our forum for advice. I booted into safe mode, put in my windows xp service pack 2 disc, went to c:\windows\inf then to the sr.inf file, right clicked and then left click install, when prompt So I took the plunge and deleted all the files from C:\System Volume Information and D:\System Volume Information.
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XenForo add-ons by Waindigo™ ©2015 Waindigo Ltd. ▲ ▼ Please join our friendly community by clicking the button below - it only takes a few seconds and is totally free. This article shows you how to fix Windows based System Restore Is Not Able To Protect Your Computer errors both manually and automatically. I'd like to hope that running system restore will help me fix all the problems, but it might not.
It took an age to start up again. Reverse the steps to restart it.Be forewarned that doing this removes all existing restore points, but itdoesn't really matter as they weren't working anyways.If this does not help, follow these steps Please restart your computer, and then run system restore again.">I have restarted and tried again but it still doesn't work.>>Any suggestions?>ThanksYou can try: Once in there, click to "turn off system Reply With Quote January 22nd, 2011,18:44 PM #2 efc View Profile View Forum Posts Titanium Member Join Date Sep 2002 Location North Central Arkansas Posts 2,329 I think you are looking
Register now! check my blog It ran perfectly, the research assistant who had created the required files copied them off the drive and that was that. System Restore should hopefully now be functioning correctly. =========== Please Read The Forum Rules =========== Reply With Quote January 25th, 2011,15:35 PM #6 LouBee View Profile View Forum Posts Bronze Member after it copied over the sr.inf file it asked for about 5 more but even though they were on the disc it said it couldn't copy them.
Hello and welcome to PC Review. Click the stop button, then set the startup type dropdown to disabled.Click apply/ok, then reboot.Then, check the "System Volume Information folder" on each drive (you mayneed to set folder options/view tab When I try to run system restore I get the following message:>> "System restore is not able to protect your computer. http://mmonoplayer.com/system-restore/system-restore-is-not-able-to-protect-your-computer-a.html No sense tempting fate.
Usually if you have a large HD it is way too> high). My XP is all up to date. Please note that this article was published earlier under WIKI_Q574020 Contents 1.
I tried safe mode - no luck. > > "System Restore is not able to protect your computer. Please restart the system and try again." You can do this all day and the situation won't get any better. You may also need to know where the\ServicePackFiles folder is (usually under the Windows directory).-- Best of Luck,Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVPhttp://mvp.support.microsoft.com/Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zonewww.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzoneWindows help - No, create an account now.
We removed the drive and installed it in an identical hardware configuration, then booted SpinRite 6 from CD and did a Level 2 recovery (see above for recovery level definitions). What about your startups ? Then after> it is done doing it's deleting thing, reboot the computer. have a peek at these guys Go back in thereand turn on system restore.
Prior to trying SpinRite we were still able to access the drive intermittently but it was impossible to copy data or run a file undelete utility. I got the following message: 'System restore is unable to protect your computer. BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP! Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.
You'll be able to ask any tech support questions, or chat with the community and help others. When I try to run system restore I get the following message:> > "System restore is not able to protect your computer. I then emptied the recycle bin of 2.9G of JUNK. so on each one i clicked to skip it and go on with the installation.