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The time now is 02:42AM. please try the following. Get the answer MagnarenJul 12, 2014, 2:15 PM After intese looking around the house I found the driver disc that came with the cumputer, thx didn't knew I even had one I am just copy/pasting specs to post, so there will be random unnecessary stuff too. this contact form

All original content on this site ©Copyright Carl Ratcliff or original author. Thanks for your continued assistance in resolving my problem. 0 #10 iammykyl Posted 30 August 2014 - 04:30 AM iammykyl Tech Staff Technician 6,791 posts Thanks for the update. You could also try a 'repair installation'. But when I got to the main menu, the graphics were totally distorted. http://www.sevenforums.com/backup-restore/307459-system-restore-messed-up-games.html

My internet won't open a window nor will my Sims game open. You'll need to install drivers for all your various hardware bits. Yes, but it takes like half an hour detecting the pre-existing files of 1 game, its gonna take a week to get all my games back... I appreciate the continued effort.

This Process worked for me on several different games I was having trouble moving from a backup location to my new SSD on 3/28/2015. #8 Sparta View Profile View Posts 19 Username or email: I've forgotten my password Forum Password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Community Forum I save often because I have learned my lesson the hard way. Right Click the Game - Properties - Local Files - Verify Integrity of Game Cache... 5.

solved restore to factory settings (like it just came out of the box) but leave Microsoft on it? I also have a black frame around my screen, that may be cause of my graphics card. And by the way, my other games from before system restore work fine. http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/342305-help-system-restore-messed-up-my-computer-solved/ I would feel a bit worried if I were you.

I then tried AOE 2, and both 1 and 2's expansions, all the same. Thanks for the help :)! Have you got your Data backed up? All rights reserved.

It didn't really worry me but when I logged in I couldn't see any of my friends at all. You may cancel the disk check, but it is strongly recommended that you continue. Like the friends button disappeared. anyway, try to install a game where you know of that the files in the common folder are available, it should detect them ..

They are listed in the Sims 3 saved folder and are in the launcher but the picture of the family that you see for the saved file is missing. weblink See if System Restore will work. If no alterations, carry on. ************************ Can you boot to the desktop and get to System Restore? It didn't even power up when the RAM was loose.

Go to start>type 'msconfig' and hit enter>startup tab uncheck useless ones, or better post a screenshot first so that we can see what's up there. That will disable any add-ons that might be a problem. One of your disks needs to be checked for consistency. navigate here We can see if there are any file errors and atampt a repairs.

Most importantly, always vote for posts based on how valuable you think the content is, and mention Teemo as often as possible. STORE COMMUNITY ABOUT SUPPORT Steam Users' Forums > Steam Discussions > Hardware and Operating Systems Problems with pc after system restore User Name Remember Me? Hopefully other members can shed some light on this subject as well.

Last edited by wuddih; 25 Mar, 2015 @ 11:02pm #3 Remington View Profile View Posts 25 Mar, 2015 @ 11:01pm Originally posted by Teutep:What happens if you try to install one

My files are back and working perfectly! Its about 3 years old. More resources Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Have you considered reporting it to Microsoft customer service, and see what they have to say?

I followed your instructions and it worked! I have copied the files into a separate folder on the desktop while I experimented around with trying to fix it, but unfortunately I copied them after they became "lost". Toshiba laptop / Desk2 Coolermaster Cooling Fans on all Desk1 -2 Desk2 - all Coolermasters 5 Laptop ? his comment is here All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide â„¢ Ad choices Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get

Reply 3rd July 2010 Post #7 yerer February 2009 504 Posts Shadaez posted: I mean, before you system restored, you should have asked the tech support forum. Last edited by rotNdude: 10-12-2012 at 06:57 AM.