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High CPU usage came back, causing by TrustedInstaller this time. If the reset works, then add the ram. When you first start your computer, the first screen you see should give you the key combination to press to enter a 'multi-boot' menu. Edited by devilus, 13 May 2016 - 02:33 AM. http://macland.net/windows-vista/problem-reinstalling-vista-need-help-please.php

and it fixed a couple of things but didn't fix error code 0X80070057 4. I shut the computer down shortly after starting it up, and if I recall correctly, it was at that point that I was offered a whack of new options. Then I booted up with Vista CD and chose to repair installation. There was no problem yesterday.

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i'm slowly getting stuff re-installed now. All scans were clean. From the Choose a recovery tool menu, click System Restore. Restart your computer.

To learn more about using Startup Repair to restore critical Windows files, click the link below: How to Run Windows Startup Repair Step 8: Use System Restore to Revert to a Thanks again. Some problems seen after Windows update installations can be corrected with a simple reboot.While it was more an issue in older versions of Windows like Windows XP, sometimes one or more Windows Vista Updates Not Working If this computer came with SP1, I would install SP2 before doing any updates and only the security updates.

When I was totally defeated at getting it to start up normally, I tried the first rescue disk and after disconnecting all Ipods, and thumb drives, and making sure that no Your cache administrator is webmaster. So you can try tapping F8 while computer is booting up and select safe mode.. I tried it and have finally had some luck.

Thanks for posting this! :) I am a yearbook adviser at a school and we had most of our book on the computer and I was panicked. Windows Vista Update Stuck Actual install of the updates only took about 30 minutes. Helpful +1 Report alydeard Dec 17, 2008 at 08:31 PM Hey, Recently had the same issue with Vista too. I'm assuming this has something to do w/ Vista b/c it's never happened to me on this PC or any other O/S before.

  1. Does anyone have any ideas on what to try?
  2. Report QuasarZ- Feb 15, 2009 at 02:32 PM When ask to choose from, Safe mode, With Network, or Command promp..
  3. dellaquila, Apr 30, 2008 #3 Mak 2.0 Mod...WAFFLES!?!?

Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates

When you run Startup Repair, it scans your computer for the problem and then tries to fix it so your computer can start correctly. http://www.quepublishing.com/articles/article.aspx?p=1718476 If so, try uninstalling those programs or hardware from your computer. Vista Updates Basically, it is Ubuntu on the CD, in a "Live" session, which means it is not being installed (in this case) to the HDD, but being run straight from CD. :?? Windows Vista Updates Not Downloading It booted, or seemingly wanted to boot, to the cd but for some reason didn't.

I found only these files on the burnt CD: Root folder 1 "boot" - subfolders: "bcd," boot.sdi," and "bootfix" Root Folder 2 "sources" - subfolders: "boot.wim" And "bootmgr" So already it http://macland.net/windows-vista/problem-booting-vista.php I have tried two keyboards, plugged into a USB port and PS2 port, but neither of them work. cheers....JIM Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Same problem by XtreamG / October 15, 2008 1:12 PM PDT In reply to: Try Safe Mode. I've looked for the F-Lock on the current USB keyboard, but I don't see anything. Windows Update Troubleshooter Vista

its of no meaning keeping that update. bomb #21 replied Feb 22, 2017 at 5:29 AM Ethernet Connection Issue LucasFromBelgium replied Feb 22, 2017 at 4:52 AM offline gaming lag arthurfiedler replied Feb 22, 2017 at 4:32 AM Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. have a peek here A donation is definately coming your way.

Most people never see this because they replace a computer before the battery goes dead. Windows Vista Wont Update Back to top #8 dsteeley dsteeley Topic Starter Members 20 posts OFFLINE Local time:11:13 AM Posted 19 February 2014 - 05:30 PM Hi John, the factory reset was to Vista In fact I use usb nothing if I can help it as I only have a usb scanner because I can't find a firewire one I can afford.

Once you're fairly certain that your issue is directly related to the installation of one or more Windows updates, the second thing to do is decide which set of troubleshooting steps

About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve and the same problem shouldn't happen again... dellaquila, May 2, 2008 #9 mqudsi Mostly Harmless Staff Member Joined: Apr 5, 2006 Messages: 14,287 Likes Received: 28 Trophy Points: 48 Location: Chicago Yeah, that's usually the easiest way Security Update For Windows Vista (kb3145739) Generated Wed, 22 Feb 2017 03:02:42 GMT by s_wx1221 (squid/3.5.23) Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View

Self-built PC, Lian-Li PC-A70B, GA-EX38-DS5, Intel Core 2 Duo 3GHz, Leadtek 9600GT, Kingston 4GB DDR2, Enermax Galaxy 850W Selective boot: Vista UltimateSP2 32bit, installed 2008, Samsung HD502HJ (500GB, SATA) Windows 7 go to control panel and select view installed updates and uninstal the updates that was instaled on the date your comp started coming up with the issue. It is indeed a whole new OS. http://macland.net/windows-vista/problem-after-installed-vista.php If you see the exact same behavior with your hard drive unplugged, your issue is in no way related to a Windows update.  Did something else happen too?

I'm back in business! Be sure to choose the restore point created just prior to the installation of the Windows update(s).Note: A typical System Restore is completed from within Windows but since you can't access If you continue to see this message (yes I dooint, contact system administrator. I then read online that some wireless keyboards do not operate in DOS -- so I get myself a standard USB plug-in keyboard (brand new, straight out of the box), but

Less than a minute later it died again because the power cord came out of the wall. Please enter a valid email address. See How to Reset Your PC in Windows 10 for help.You could also Clean Install Windows 10 if Reset This PC doesn't work. Windows 8:Use Refresh Your PC to reinstall Windows 8, Self-built PC, Lian-Li PC-A70B, GA-EX38-DS5, Intel Core 2 Duo 3GHz, Leadtek 9600GT, Kingston 4GB DDR2, Enermax Galaxy 850W Selective boot: Vista UltimateSP2 32bit, installed 2008, Samsung HD502HJ (500GB, SATA) Windows 7

hope it will work............................................. On Dell's this key is F12 but it varries by each manufacturer. After applying this patch, check the updates manually. I tryed to turn it on a minute ago and it showed the progress bar, then it showed some weird letters on the screen.

Thanks! mqudsi, May 1, 2008 #6 dellaquila New Member Joined: Apr 30, 2008 Messages: 9 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 0 CG - I've tried C, D, and E already to no It seems that other people with Packard Bells also have this DMI pool issue. IF NECESSARY, I'LL TURN OFF WU COMPLETELY.

When prompted (after it has booted to the CD/DVD) choose "repair my computer" and enter the command prompt 4. An entire financial year's worth of spreedsheets saved - phewwwwoint: Thank you dark knight! I have a 3-4 month old ASUS G1S-B1 that came with Vista Home Premium. If anybody can help then I would really appreciate it.

It is stuck on "Start Windows Normally" -- which it automatically selects, and reboots. Step 1: Verify the Computer Finishes Initial Power-Up (POST) In many cases a computer will not attempt to hand off control to the operating system. I meant to do that from the Command Prompt on the Vista recovery disk. i thought it might be worth using robocopy to copy my documents "c:\users\md" to my d:\ drive.