Quote: Originally Posted by raccoon19
...if I just do a restore it should by rights just set back any windows setting that has altered since I loaded that program shouldnt it and leave any programs in place...
Watch out! It does affect Programs. From the System Restore FAQ:
"System Restore affects Windows system files, programs, and registry settings. It also can make changes to scripts, batch files, and other types of executable files on your computer. It does not affect personal files, such as e‑mail, documents, or photos..."