Subject Re: Solution to GDB/SYSTEM RESTORE issue :-)
Author csswa
Even better... so system protection gets turned off in safe mode?
Handy. So much for file protection.

Since there's no safe mode in win2000, the other fix (or another
still) will have to suffice.

If anyone is trying the FILELIST.XML fix via safe mode in XP, can you
confirm that it worked, and then maybe we can settle on this method
(safe mode, filelist edit) as the 'official' workaround for XP?

Andrew Ferguson

--- In ib-support@y..., Scott Taylor <scott@d...> wrote:
> At 02:04 AM 18/07/2002, you wrote:
> >Howdy all.
> >
> >For XP users, here is what you need to do to remove the GDB
> >from your FILELIST.XML... forever! The process is similar for
> >win2000, but I haven't confirmed/experimented with that yet.
> Or you could just start your PC in "Safe Mode":
> shut it down, turn it back on and when the system self test stuff
is done,
> press the F8 key, many times, until you get a text menu.
> Select safe mode.
> Log in as administrator.
> Open Explorer.
> Set explorer to show hidden and system files.
> Go to the path \Windows\System32\restore
> right click on "filelist.xml"
> select properties
> remove the read-only checkmark
> edit the file
> restore attributes (make read-only again)
> restart system in normal mode.
> :\
> Scott.