JSI Tip 6233. Windows XP System Restore utility quits and all Restore Points are deleted?

While running System Restore, the utility stops running and all Restore Points are deleted. The System event log contains an entry with a 0xc0000040 error.

When you restart Windows XP, System Restore automatically starts and creates a new Restore Point.

A 3rd party program is modifying a file in a way that creates a conflict with the System Restore utility. If you discover which program, report this behavior to the vendor.

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