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Saturday, April 16, 2011

How to reinstall system restore in windows xp

Go to Start - Run and type %Windir%\INF then press enter.

In Windows Explorer go to Tools - Folder Options - View Tab and uncheck “Hide extensions for known file types”.

Find the sr.inf file, right click on it and select Install.

Or simply type or paste the following command into the Start - Run box and press enter.

rundll32.exe advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection C:\Windows\Inf\sr.inf

If the Files Needed dialog box appears, click Browse and point to one of these locations:

  • The i386 folder on the Windows XP CD.
  • The i386 folder on the hard drive, if it exists.
  • The C:\Windows\ServicePackFiles\i386 folder if the systems has been updated to Service Pack 2.
  • The retail version of Windows XP (SP2) CD contains the latest version of the files needed also.
  • The SP2 CD, (or the SP2 file DOWNLOADED from Microsoft) click HERE.

If after reinstalling System Restore this error message is received, “System restore was unable to start due to a missing Framedyn.dll. Please reinstall the application to fix this problem.” click HERE.

When the reinstall is complete you will receive this message:

"You must restart your computer before the new settings will take effect.

Do you want to restart your computer now?"

At this point click YES.


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