Re: System Restore Doesn't work Vista Home Premium
"Nev Parker" <NevParker@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote
> To be honest, Dell have been nothing more than aloof. I've been emailing
> three weeks with no response. I spoke to someone and said that they can
> the thing back. They said they would email to arrange pick up. I've
> I have tried restoring the Dell image to see if it was anything I'd
> installed because I've been reading that some anti-virus software can
> it. Afteer eight hours things seem to be okay. Didn't install AVG
> security this time only AVG FREE anti-virus. Still using Windows firewall
> until Zone alarm bring out a stable VISTA version. Also, only installed
> word, powerpoint and excel from office XP. I installed Outlook before and
> had loads of problems with it.
> I'll report back if the problem continues.
> "Rock" wrote:
>> "Nev Parker" wrote>
>> Hi there,
>> > I appologise on the post regarding System Restore, and have read all
>> > the
>> > other posts without anything seeming relevant.
>> > I have got a new laptop from Dell running Vista home premium. System
>> > info
>> > is T5550 Processor, 1 Gb Ram.
>> > I haven't been able to use system restore because it constantly deletes
>> > all
>> > the retore points. When I try to creat a restore point manually the
>> > system
>> > stopd responding. When I have used System retore on the few occasions
>> > when
>> > it has created restore points (always windows update installations) it
>> > just
>> > stops responding.
>> > This is really annoying. Any help would be really appreciated.
>> > As a second issue, the system occasionally stops responding and when I
>> > try
>> > to stop the unresponsive programs by opening Task Manager I am unable
>> > to
>> > open
>> > it. I am able to open Task Manager under normal situations.
>> > I hope someone has the answer. I always found system restore to be
>> > really
>> > useful i XP.
>> Since it's new have you talked with Dell tech support?
Your welcome. AVG (free) or Avast (free - my preference) and the Windows
firewall is fine.
Rock [MS-MVP User/Shell]