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The system restore and why i turned it off...

Hi Terry...Jennnifer here....I started checking in the on-line stuff that came with the computer and somewhere nit told me to turn OFF the system restore and then turn it back on...I did that and now I am left with just one bold date (Yesterday the 28th) ....As I said I do not know what a O/s disc is ,nor do i have one.....so i didnt know what to do.....Anyway the computer ois working fine now,but i still feel that something is wrong...That system Restore Tool just will not work...Thank you so much for trying to help me...Jennifer......

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Well if you had found a virus and cleaned it up and the system is working well, then i would turn off then turn back on the restore function,
the reason i do that, is the virus may be hiding amongst the restore points,so turning it off ,deletes all them points, that is why they may have recommended you do it ,but only after you cleaned up the drive.

if you have anything specific that is wrong, do not hesitate to ask me for help i can be contacted by messenger using my email tkw2201@yahoo.com.au

good luck
Terry

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