xp installation removed restore points



topjimmy@att.net
07-10-2005, 03:17 AM
had xp problems, installed new xp sp2 cd and now all restore points are gone.
my program files and data are stilll in c:\ , but the are not recoginzed by
the new install. I just want my stuff back
help

WM
07-10-2005, 03:17 AM
Upgrading to SP2, unfortunately, renders all previous Restore Points
unavailable. There is a fix for this - BUT it has to be applied BEFORE
upgrading. Brilliant engineering, eh?

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/genericSoftwareDownloadIndex?lc=en&cc=us&softwareitem=pv-22793-4

I think at this point you are probably out of luck...

"topjimmy@att.net" <topjimmy@att.net@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
message news:4C59CD42-9335-4BC0-B395-F166196E710F@microsoft.com...
> had xp problems, installed new xp sp2 cd and now all restore points are
> gone.
> my program files and data are stilll in c:\ , but the are not recoginzed
> by
> the new install. I just want my stuff back
> help


xp installation removed restore points