Re: Q: How long does Windows restore take?

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by Bobs, Aug 18, 2009.

  1. Bobs

    Bobs Guest

    On Aug 17, 6:32 pm, Bob on rhe laptop <> wrote:
    > On Sun, 16 Aug 2009 17:00:05 +1200, Bob on rhe laptop
    >
    > <> wrote:
    > >OS: WinXPpro

    >
    > >Due to a major software f/u I'm having to restore my PC to a restore
    > >point I created just before I installed and subsequently uninstalled
    > >some software that's caused all sorts of problems.

    >
    > >I started the restore process over three hours ago and it's still
    > >going (eg: Windows has not restarted itself). Since I've never had to
    > >restore before now I'm wondering if 3+ hours is normal and how long it
    > >usually takes to restore a system? TIA

    >
    > Make that 6+ hours and counting. Should I leave it running or reboot
    > and try again? TIA


    It takes 5 minutes. At 6 hrs it is not going to work.

    Try soft mode first, and then a repair install.
     
    Bobs, Aug 18, 2009
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