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System restore question

  1. #1

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    Microsoft Windows 8.1 with Bing 64-bit 9600 Multiprocessor Free

    System restore question

    I did a system restore to put my laptop back to the point before I downloaded iobit driver booster, when it was all done my laptop was extremely laggy. I had to restart my laptop to fix the problem. What would make my laptop act like that after doing a system restore?

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  2. #2

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    win8.1.1 enterprise

    You should always restart after doing a system restore ,my opinion anyway
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    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit

    I'd only be concerned if it stayed that way after the reboot..
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  4. #4

    I did a system restore to put my laptop back to the point before I downloaded iobit driver booster
    If you did this using a Restore Point, you need to understand that is not like using a Time Machine to reset your machine to a previous date. All this does is set the Operating System back to a former date, and it does that by overwriting current System Files and settings with those last saved prior to the date you chose. Data files remain unchanged from the "restore".
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  5. #5

    It is required to restart the computer following a system restore. A system restore will likely involve replacement of system files and this cannot occur while the OS is running but must be deferred until startup. A system restore is not complete without a restart. Until the restart the system is in an inconsistent state and it should not be surprising that there are issues.
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