Every time you start Windows XP, you receive:

The system has recovered from a serious problem. A log of this error has been created.

The System Event log contains:

Source: System Error                              Category: (102)                              Type: Error                                       Event ID: 1003                              User: N/A                              Computer: <ComputerName>                              Description: Error code 00000050, parameter1 ffffffd1, parameter2 00000001, parameter3 80579f33, parameter4 00000000.                              For more information, see Help and Support Center at                              http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.                              Data:                              0000: 53 79 73 74 65 6d 20 45 System E                              0008: 72 72 6f 72 20 20 45 72 rror Er                              0010: 72 6f 72 20 63 6f 64 65 ror code                              0018: 20 30 30 30 30 30 30 35 0000005                              0020: 30 20 20 50 61 72 61 6d 0 Param                              0028: 65 74 65 72 73 20 66 66 eters ff                              0030: 66 66 66 66 64 31 2c
This problem is generally the result of a corrupted System Restore feature.

To fix the problem:

01. Control Panel / System.

02. Select the System Restore tab.

03. Check the Turn off System Restore box.

04. Press OK and press Yes to confirm.

05. Shutdown and restart Windows XP.

NOTE: You may still receive The system has recovered from a serious problem message.

06. Control Panel / System.

07. Select the System Restore tab.

08. Uncheck the Turn off System Restore box.

09. Press OK.

10. Shutdown and restart Windows XP.