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Windows 7: Restore to earlier date

18 May 2015   #1
PatrickRobinson

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 
Restore to earlier date

I am trying to perform a restore from and earlier date (actually only 2 days earlier). Nonetheless, the restore never gets past "initializing" stage. The "wheel" continues to spin, but judging from the hard drive indicator, there is nothing happening....a single blink every 30 sec or so. Thanks in advance for your help.


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18 May 2015   #2
PatrickRobinson

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PatrickRobinson View Post
I am trying to perform a restore from and earlier date (actually only 2 days earlier). Nonetheless, the restore never gets past "initializing" stage. The "wheel" continues to spin, but judging from the hard drive indicator, there is nothing happening....a single blink every 30 sec or so. Thanks in advance for your help.
Further, I am trying to restore to a couple of days ago because I believe I picked up some spyware. I noticed that Windows defender is turned off, and I am unable to turn it back on. Help...thanks.
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18 May 2015   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64
 
 

What security programs do you have installed?
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18 May 2015   #4
PatrickRobinson

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
What security programs do you have installed?
Hey..thanks for checking in. I realize now I can't run both Microsoft Security Essentials AND Defender. Which do you recommend?
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18 May 2015   #5
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64
 
 

MSE was designed to replace Defender in Windows 7.
MSE should turn off Defender when MSE is installed.
Defender in Windows 7 is obsolete.

You can type Defender in the Search off of the Start Orb and see if Defender is turned off.
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18 May 2015   #6
PatrickRobinson

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
MSE was designed to replace Defender in Windows 7.
MSE should turn off Defender when MSE is installed.
Defender in Windows 7 is obsolete.

You can type Defender in the Search off of the Start Orb and see if Defender is turned off.
Thanks a bunch!
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18 May 2015   #7
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64
 
 

Your welcome.

I use MSE along with Malwarebytes Premium and it works well for me.
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