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I would not install any of the optional updates especially if they are driver related. this was a vista basic computer btw. SHADOW killer. forgot to tighten some screws or just left them out period Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - "Why not an ops system with no problems for a least ONE http://stricklandresearch.net/windows-vista/problem-loading-vista.html

I used file "WindowsUpdateAgent30-x86.exe" with the /wuforce switch and ran it from a HDD not containing the OS. 3. Good luck everyone, Microsoft better get their shit together or they just lost another customer to Mac. You could experience the same problems again soon unless you make the preventative changes I've outlined in that article.  Test your memory and test your hard drive. Best, Matt mdm11, Sep 8, 2007 #1 Sponsor mdm11 Thread Starter Joined: Sep 8, 2007 Messages: 3 I was able to get ahold of a blank cd-r, so I

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Join over 733,556 other people just like you! Microsoft sucks Report T- Mar 13, 2009 at 05:39 PM So true! Thanx Microsoft for "flawless Vista updates"!

so tried booting from the vista disk, it took FOREVER for the system restore tool to come up, and since there had been multiple updates over the last month and a I did my Windows Updates last week, for the APRIL 2016 update issuances. Back to top #7 JohnC_21 JohnC_21 Members 16,886 posts OFFLINE Local time:06:13 AM Posted 19 February 2014 - 05:12 PM I'm not sure I understand the last question. Windows Vista Updates Not Working TWO: Now we get rid of the old BCD registry, and create a new one instead.

sweet! Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates mdm11, Sep 9, 2007 #4 DaveA David Trusted Advisor Joined: Nov 16, 1999 Messages: 13,435 A new one should run around $15.00 US DaveA, Sep 9, 2007 #5 Rich-M Joined: Mac's are so much more reliable! https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/611898/windows-vista-update-hangs-at-checking-for-updates/ Report QuasarZ- Feb 15, 2009 at 02:32 PM When ask to choose from, Safe mode, With Network, or Command promp..

Chose Vista installation from the choices on the disk and Next. 8. Windows Vista Update Stuck The next day, a notification soon cameup in task tray that Updates were avaialbe; so downloading of the updates took more than about 3 or 4 hours. Go to START. If anybody can help then I would really appreciate it.

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Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates

So let me try this nuclear 4th stage again and may I pls ask you for clarification in case I have missed things: ONE: Warning the instructions below assume that the I had disabled automatic updates (hoping to avoid this problem again) but it seems to still be running updates automatically. Vista Updates Helpful +3 Report anonymous Oct 30, 2009 at 11:04 AM Hi. Windows Vista Updates Not Downloading I believe the PC is now up to date as far as windows updates go.

I'm having the same problem after installing an update on my laptop which is an Asus G50V Series. Check This Out For some techniques, we'll use the Repair Your Computer option (highlighted in Figure 1), which brings up the System Recovery Options dialog box shown in Figure 2. checking for updates was close to immediate and 20 updates were indicated ... 18 required and 2 optional. Here's How to Fix It Article Getting a Code 28 in Device Manager? Windows Update Troubleshooter Vista

See How To Clean Install Windows 7 for help. Windows Vista:Reinstall Windows Vista, retaining no personal files or programs. If this computer came with SP1, I would install SP2 before doing any updates and only the security updates. heres the fix: MANUAL FIX TO WINDOWS UPDATE LOOP 1. http://stricklandresearch.net/windows-vista/problem-starting-vista.html my NEW question is, since i'm not going to be using my c and d drives like i was (i plan on keeping only Vista and program files on my c,

Mahmoud Al-Qudsi, NeoSmart Technologies I'm sorry but I do not accept support requests via IM, email, or personal messages Follow us on twitter @neosmart or on Facebook! Windows Vista Wont Update Then if I am i fact installing it, once it is installed I can transfer data to a partition. Then I booted up with Vista CD and chose to repair installation.

Since I already tried the Auto Repair, I'll move to the Command Prompt section.

Addendum: well i still haven't had any luck finding bootsect.exe. I then got the option to "Start-up repair (recommended) or Start Windows normally". Chose Repair Windows using Recovery Console 3. Security Update For Windows Vista (kb3145739) Report Alex- Jun 13, 2010 at 04:21 PM This is the only thing that worked for me...Days of struggling.

Go ahead and reboot your PC, get into Windows Vista, and use EasyBCD to further tweak the bootloader to your heart's content. An entire financial year's worth of spreedsheets saved - phewwwwoint: Thank you dark knight! Click on your preferred search engine below, then describe your problem, including any specific error messages. have a peek here I do not have a disc.

The NINJA, master of darkness, stealth and invisibility. They build cars w/ 100,000 mile warranties, brake pads that last well over 80,000 miles. I hope it will work for your system too. Resotre system to : before installing updates..

See How To Clean Install Windows XP for help. At this point, your computer should be working fine. and I'm going to try and make this say exactly what my computer is doing but I may have a few of the words jumbled because my computer is at home Here's What You Need to Do Up Next Article Are You Seeing a Code 43 Error? After installing KB3145739, it was always finished in 5-10 minutes.

now i just want to go through my program files and write down everything i've installed so i can put it all back on after i reinstall vista, which i'm not Edited by JohnC_21, 19 February 2014 - 05:20 PM. Windows have really fucked it up this time! But there is nothing under 'documents & settings.' There are even files in the recycle bin!Click to expand...