whenever I get the error message and I can not get the system restore or the automatic updates touch

whenever I try to use the system restore I get the message that it was impossible to restore to dat what I ever try to restore any file were change

more my automatic updates keep coming up it downloads according to the full upgrade, then the icon disappears, then comes back and he wants

upgrading again any suggestions


Hi chuckdutton,

1. did you of recent changes on the computer?

2 when was the last time it was working fine?

3. What is the reason for the execution of the system restore on the computer?

4. do you have security software installed on the computer?

5. you receive similar message appears when you try with different restore points?

There are various reasons for the system restore fail on the computer.

It is possible that some third-party programs installed on the computer is causing the problem.

I suggest that you put the computer in a clean boot state and check if it helps.

To help resolve the error and other messages, you can start Windows XP by using a minimal set of drivers and startup programs. This type of boot is known as a "clean boot". A clean boot helps eliminate software conflicts.

See section to learn more about how to clean boot.

How to configure Windows XP to start in a "clean boot" State


Reset the computer to start as usual

When you are finished troubleshooting, follow these steps to reset the computer to start as usual:

(a) click Start, type msconfig in the search box and press ENTER.

(b) If you are prompted for an administrator password or for confirmation, type your password or click on continue.

(c) under the general tab, click the Normal startup option, and then click OK.

(d) when you are prompted to restart the computer, click on restart.

Also see the article below and check if it helps.

Steps of troubleshooting for problems when you try to use the System Restore tool in Windows XP


Refer to the article below and try the steps mentioned, check if that fixes windows update icons that appear on the system tray.

Troubleshooting Windows Update or Microsoft Update when you are repeatedly offered an update


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