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I am working on a desktop running XP Home and when I to to enable the system restore service, I get this error:"error 126, module can't be found" I have also gotten "ssrstr.dll" not found. How do I fix this? Thank you.

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and, System Restore is a frequent target of malicious software in an attempt to prevent you from getting yourself back to a previous point before it moved in.



A few good free scans won't hurt:


Download, install, update and do a full scan with these three free malware detection programs:


Malwarebytes (MBAM): http://malwarebytes.org/

SUPERAntiSpyware: (SAS): http://www.superantispyware.com/

AVG (AVG): http://free.avg.com/


You can also try to renew the files:


Navigate to C:\Windows\System32 and rename ssrstr.dll to ssrstr.xxx.

Window File Protection should replace it.


Next navigate to C:\WINDOWS\system32\Restore and rename rstrui.exe to


It should also be replaced.


Now try to start System Restore.


Good luck

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