XP System restore help.

Discussion in 'Computer Software' started by Hardware_freak, Nov 15, 2006.

  1. Hardware_freak

    Hardware_freak New Member

    Hi guys,
    I have some prob, i want to restore xp to previous date becz do to some missing file or something the explorer is not starting.

    Only thing i can do is press ctr+alt+del and the task manager appers.
    so plz anyone tell me the command to execute xp restore dialog from run command.
    i.e start>run>? to run xp restore.

    plz help me guys.
    Thanks in advance
  2. blackbird

    blackbird Well-Known Member

    click on start, then run ,then type %systemroot%\system32\restore\rstrui.exe

    hope that helps u out,if u anymore help just ask
  3. OP

    Hardware_freak New Member

    @ab1 thanks for the advice.
    Actually the problem has been solved.
    The prob was that explorer was not starting i.e no icons,notaskbar.
    I solved it by pressing ctrl+alt+del, then file>run>browse>cdrive>windows>system32>restore>rstrui.exe.

    Then the restore dialog opened
  4. rASCAL

    rASCAL New Member

    or u could have gone program files - accessories - system tools - system restore
  5. OP

    Hardware_freak New Member


    The prob was no icons,no taskbar i.e no start.

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