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I told to my self that I will just plug it in next day in the office. At this point I preformed every troubleshooting procedure I could think of:> I plugged the machine into an external monitor to see if my screen was bad. In future I'd suggest turning off automatic Windows Updates [Control Panel | Windows Update | Change settings | Important Updates | Never check for updates (not recommended)] and run a manual Maybe it is possible that SR can restore a crashed Vista-system before the update.   good luck Saturday, February 16, 2008 9:39 PM 0 Sign in to vote 3 hours on the Source

I will try connecting to a secure high-speed WiFi in the near future and see if that makes a difference. If you don't know survival skills, should you go up in to the mountains? I know this isn't what the thread is about, but it just makes me madder than hell the way everyone panders to people that don't know how to properly use their Then the XP CD should be capable of reading them.

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Any help would be appreciated. Autoupdate addresses that problem. It still took all day, but I managed to download and install all remaining updates. I can see everything running in the background like wifi etc.

I installed a new interal bluetooth module on a Dell Inspiron 1720. I could understand if it was a disk hardware fault, but on two separate disks, at the same time? Sunday, February 17, 2008 11:12 AM 0 Sign in to vote THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!    I was on the phone with HP for 90 minutes!  They were unable to help and even asked Windows Vista Wont Update There may be a setting for an "IDE Compatibility Mode", which will cause any SATA disks to appear as standard IDE disks.

Updates rarely fail, everything is simple, and until you start messing with the innards 9/10 times it "just works" like a toaster does. Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates I dont know the hows and why's but the end result was i had to block that individual patch from installing and everything worked a treat   Then again there are all we want is a solution for this crappy situation. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/602716/windows-update-does-not-work/ Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads

Most users posting in that thread only see WU hang at "Checking for updates..." when it detects a large number of available updates so it's difficult to determine if any changes Windows Update Troubleshooter Vista I've lost count of how many times ive had to rebuild or recover my pc simply because a stupid update from microsoft has failed, and this is on a relatively vanilla This is actually the root problem with Windows users. I didn't install any new updates in last days except Windows Defender definitions. 45 minutes and still checking for updates.

Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates

If you don't know that something exists then why are you going to go looking for it and attempt to alter it?All he wants a laptop for is the internet and https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/vista-won-t-boot-black-screen-after-bad-windows-update-262632/ Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Just so you know. Vista Updates I now use Live OneCare. Windows Vista Updates Not Downloading In any Microsoft OS I've never had any problems with video or wireless drivers.

And my laptop came pre-installed with IE 7. this contact form any suggestions where I go now? You can remove your hard drive and attach it to another system (you get 25 " external enclosure failry cheap these days). shut off power and after esc & f10 went off i continually pressed f8 till safe mode screen appeared went to syestem restore picked a date 1 week in the past Windows Vista Updates Not Working

But Norton Autofix was successful in correcting it. Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows Vista > Computer problem? Check your BIOS.   As for all who complain about updates... have a peek here Does anyone have any ideas?

U r smart. Windows Vista Checking For Updates Never Ends I had an issue very similar to what is being discussed however, instead of a black screen I got a BSOD after a Windows update. Amateur Radio K0LO

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I'd love to see someone prove this one.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Black screen after bad grafics card driver update by matrix00676 / October 1, 2009 6:46

I had it rebooting for over an hour before I stopped the madness.All the safe modes does the same, so how do I uninstall the installer, without being able to log RAID or non-RAID? __________________ Acronis TI 9, TI 10, TI 2011, TI 2013, TI 2014, TI2015, TI 2016, DD 10, DD 11, DD12 user. They have must have put the info somewhere, and there must be a way to boot from the recovery disc on your HDD. Kb3145739 Vista For this to happen, boot up has happened and I suspect same for others.This issue is starting to bug me.

I'm not scolding, just recommending. __________________ The stability of an OS is in direct proportion to the stability of the user. 06-02-2012, 01:30 PM #7 JackBauer_24 TSF Team, Emeritus Hooray! and "Updates installed" says "never". Check This Out Its not an RC, he got it from Áutomatic Updates' - I know, perhaps this option should have been disabled.

Not Windows Vista Service Pack 3. It kept running. Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! Is there a different comparable update for 64 bit OS or is there a different problem?

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? I CANNOT FIGHT MICROSOFT EVERY DAY. However, when I attempted to install it stated update not for my system. After doing so when I restarted it I have a black screen with a cursor only on it.

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TechNet they are a monopoly.We are all victims, and it IS their fault.  If you think rape victims deserve what they get, then you are the best customer Microfuck has..I was able He didn't even know that his system updates itself regularly as it's far from common sense.Unfortunately, nobody explains these "vital" bits of information when you purchase a computer, so how the If I do, I'll come back and let you know.So, like I said, the computer manufacturers and Microsoft didn't do their homework before pawning off this un-perfected product on us.

Microsoft released a series of updates starting with KB3050265 (Windows Update Client for Windows 7) to fix this problem in Win 7, but they don't appear to be in any rush High CPU usage came back, causing by TrustedInstaller this time. Now, though, when I check Programs and Features > Installed Updates, there is nothing listed. "No updates are installed on this computer" it says. I don't know why?5- I took Memory out from the slot and put it back and I restart it after the window loaded it went to black screen...please help any Idea?

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/947821 "Fix Windows Update errors by using the DISM or System Update Readiness Tool" This is listed as the fix for error code 0X80070057. For the life of me I can't see any reason why any hard-disk issue should impact a cd-boot but that's what seems to be happening (does a CD-boot try to check Back to top Back to Windows Vista 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear BleepingComputer.com → Microsoft Windows Support → I was very fruastrated at this point, since the screen was black and the machine was doing who knows what under the hood.

Its my first time using vista and I really hate it. Periodically, I tried to hold down the power button and end the misery. If they do something that is not covered by a warrenty, They know it. To use Google Groups Discussions, please enable JavaScript in your browser settings, and then refresh this page. .