Re: System restore wont restore....



Kelly
07-10-2005, 12:21 AM
It isn't a tweak it is a run command and it will fix the issue, free.

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All the Best,
Kelly (MS-MVP)

Troubleshooting Windows XP
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com


"~ FreeSpirit ~" <spammenot@nospam.net> wrote in message
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> "Kelly" <kelly@mvps.org> wrote in message
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>> Follow what he said.
>>
> How do I follow what I don't understand? Suddenly I need something called
> "password2" (a tweak?) to get rid of the sign-on window? I did uncheck
> the
> box on the password window but the sign-on window still comes up. I never
> had a password. Now, suddenly I have to type in OWNER to get my PC to
> boot.
> How do I stop this sign-on window from coming up when I boot my PC? I
> don't
> understand this "password2" tweak thing.....
>
> FS........
>
>
>>
>> All the Best,
>> Kelly (MS-MVP)
>>
>> Troubleshooting Windows XP
>> http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com
>>
>>
>> "~ FreeSpirit ~" <spammenot@nospam.net> wrote in message
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>> > "Rock" <rock@mail.nospam.net> wrote in message
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>> >> ~ FreeSpirit ~ wrote:
>> >>
>> >> > Can someone explain to me how to get System Restore to actually
>> >> > restore/work? It sets the restore dates automatically but I get the
>> > error
>> >> > that it "couldn't restore" the system. The help-file doesn't
>> >> > explain
>> > what
>> >> > to do in this case. How do I get system restore to restore?
>> >> >
>> >> > Also how do I get the *&^%$#@ sign on window to go away when I turn
> the
>> > PC
>> >> > on? I'm the only one using this PC and this window suddenly
>> >> > appeared
>> > again
>> >> > this past week. I can't find any info on getting rid of it again,
> nor
>> > can I
>> >> > do a system restore to get rid of it.
>> >> >
>> >> > Thanks
>> >> >
>> >> > FS....
>> >> >
>> >>
>> >> For system restore issues see this link:
>> >> http://home.earthlink.net/~mvp_bert/html/srfail.html
>> >>
>> >> For the login issue:
>> >>
>> >> 1. Go to Start | Run and type in: control userpasswords2 | Ok.
>> >>
>> >> 2. On the Users tab, clear the Users Must Enter A User Name And
> Password
>> >> To Use This Computer check box and then click OK.
>> >
>> > ## I did unchek the "Users must enter.." Then check what box? The
> same
>> > one I just unchecked????
>> >
>> >> 3. In the Automatically Log On dialog box that appears, type the user
>> >> name and password for the account you want to be logged on each time
> you
>> >> start your computer.
>> >
>> > ## I don't have a user name and password. It just says OWNER in the
>> > top
>> > box
>> > where you type. How do I STOP this window from coming up each time I
> boot
>> > my PC. This sign-on window crap just started last Saturday after
>> > installing
>> > Norton Ghost. Uninstalling Ghost didn't help and System Restore
> wouldn't
>> > work.
>> >
>> >> You can accomplish the same thing by:
>> >
>> >> Download and install tweakui for xp and use its auto logon feature.
>> >> http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/downloads/powertoys.asp
>> >
>> > ## Please,... I'll end up locking myself out of my PC altogether.
>> >
>> >> Lastly you can add the Dialog box that comes up when running control
>> >> userpasswords 2 to the Control Panel with the following tweak:
>> >
>> >> Add Control User Passwords2 to the Control Panel (Line 1)
>> >> http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
>> >
>> > ## I don't understand the above. I'd be adding something to my PC I
> know
>> > nothing about. How do I just GET RID of the sign-on window when I boot
> my
>> > PC? Why do I suddenly need a "passwords2" (whatever that is) on here
>> > after
>> > 2 years of not having this sign-on window appear?
>> >
>> >> Rock
>> >> MS MVP Windows - Shell/User
>> >
>> > FS........
>> >
>>
>>
>


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