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CNET I believe you can get to a file browser from the control-alt-delete screen Reply Melissa says: January 10, 2010 at 2:46 pm Hi, my computer is an HP Pavilion dv6-1211sa Entertainment The reason of that being you either have a windows xp setup cd in or you are pushing the wrong button. navigate here

windows update just seems to hang while checking. It a 350 Gb. this works… Reply Dan says: July 20, 2009 at 8:19 am Jon, i tried your method and it worked a treat until i shut down my laptop and booted it up and it fixed a couple of things but didn't fix error code 0X80070057 4.

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And it's a Dell Dimension E520 desktop. Thanks. KenB Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 devilus devilus Members 239 posts OFFLINE Local time:08:21 PM Posted 22 April 2016 -

Back to top #11 devilus devilus Members 239 posts OFFLINE Local time:08:21 PM Posted 11 May 2016 - 02:28 AM Yes, the problem seems to be back today. Tomorrow, when everything goes fine, i should get the vista disk and win 7 disk, so when everything goes fine, i can do the backup and put win 7 on it. Urgent Customer Issues If you are experiencing an issue that needs urgent assistance please visit our customer support area: Chat with Norton Support @NortonSupport on Twitter Who's online There are currently Windows Vista Checking For Updates Never Ends Any ideas on slipstreaming it into the WIN 7 SP1 ISO version?  Hugh lmacri Norton Fighter25 Reg: 05-May-2009 Posts: 2,970 Solutions: 78 Kudos: 1,469 Kudos0 Re: Possible Help for Slow Windows

Hope this helps Reply RED says: October 23, 2009 at 11:33 am I have a problem with my laptop, everytime i play game like warcraft i got black skrin. Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates Oh, recently, I did a virus scan with kaspersky, then installed audacity software, then this morning some vista updates. i downloaded malwarebytes program and restarted windows in safemode…got it to do a quick scan and it found this about explorer.exe… Registry Data Items Infected: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell (Hijack.Shell) -> Bad: (explorer.exe you could try here I know turning off at the power button can damage the hard drive over time, so I DO want to try to get this resolved once and for all.

I will try it out without the Nvidia Ion drivers and test your theory If it works I thank you from the bottom of my heart. Windows Vista Updates Stuck It Worked great for a few seconds.. I've disabled "restore point" and so..when i click (in F8 mode) the voice "LAST CONFIGURATION … " the black screen is always with me :) help me please, i'm very desperate!! PC could not write or read from disk until I would cold boot the PC.

Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates

No cursor, No bios, no nothing. What could this be? Vista Updates Need some help please Reply HomedogYo says: October 24, 2009 at 1:50 am Ok I am having the same EXACT problem because mines wont show…..BUT have you ever waited atleast 2 Windows Vista Updates Not Downloading Same in safemode except it gets through loading drivers to crc check then goes to black screen and then the cursor freezes.

Google turned up this: http://www.vistax64.com/vista-performance-maintenance/59633-10...ot-up.html I used the instructions here: http://portforward.com/networking/static-vista.htm to set a static IP and disabled IPv6, but there's no visible improvement. check over here Several times. tryied figuring out couldnt find anything wrong. Power off button, switch back on. Windows Vista Updates Not Working

and "Updates installed" says "never". http://imgur.com/0CT3j.jpgI've tried to go to a system restore point, but I only have 3 and they're all from the last two days. oddball sata 320 gig hard drive for media. http://p2pzone.net/windows-vista/need-some-help-with-vista-sp2.html TRY it and post the results Report DGJESS- Jan 8, 2010 at 10:24 PM Normally, if I am on my computer for 5 minutes my computer freezes up....I also have Vista

But now it's all upgraded and patched up to SP2 again and is working fine. Windows Update Troubleshooter Vista Two days ago It was kind of hanging up after coming out Join Now Help Remember Me? I didn't read any explanation from Microsoft about this issue.

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Reply Tony K says: September 22, 2010 at 1:38 am if you hold any key down or push too many times during boot up you will hear the beeps. Eventually I just removed my hard drive using a Hard Disk Enclosure Case (costs less than $10) and saved everything from it on another computer. I've been reading everyone's responses and so far nothing is identical to the issue I'm having. Security Update For Windows Vista (kb3145739) Reply Aleks says: July 14, 2010 at 8:33 pm We are also having this same problem with Vista.

Happened again. i've checked the Event view and nothing. Reply Brent Trahan says: June 2, 2008 at 10:41 am Did you boot using the Last Known Good Configuration (Advanced) option Josh? weblink That time my laptop was hot, but I had a fan underneath it.

Parity Check/ Memory parity error. I really was concurned about the files and pictures in my laptop…but now it worked and I successfully copied them to a safer place…now I can format the laptop Thanks, again… KB 3153199 may solve the problem (link is external), simply installing KB3145739 in April 2016 wasn't the ultimate solution for many Win 7 and Vista users and the slow updates returned I havnt put the card back in fearful that i wll have a repeat.

All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Please register or login. I'm curious what this magic update fixed for KellyB56 and me. Helpful +0 Report cholschuh Sep 21, 2009 at 11:55 AM I am also having the same issues with my high end machine. System Manufacturer/Model Number HP Pavilion Elite m9150f OS Vista Home Premium 32bit CPU Intel Q6600 Memory 3 GB Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT Reply With Quote New 17 Aug

I came home & my laptop started up normally. I try to log onto the web but I cannot connect to the network due to a dependency error. This guide assumes Windows Vista was working fine previously. Samsung HD502HJ (500GB, SATA).

I then put back my hard drive in the laptop and pressed F8 as the computer booted. Fixed my problem, thank you for posting this! from the point of complete factory settings, i could download and install updates, then i installed sp1, followed by more updates, and then got sp2, and since sp2 was installed, windows Though I definitely recommend verifying the download with a hash.

Reply Lamb says: December 28, 2009 at 3:41 pm I've tried f8 but no cigar.