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Report SpeedyWin7- Apr 26, 2010 at 07:05 PM Yes you will lose all files and documents so a backup is recommended. After installing this 64 bit OS update "windows update" ran successfully for the first time in over a week. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - hmmm by dangrmouse / February 4, 2007 11:01 PM PST In reply to: hair it sounds like you could have a defective windows Please try again. Source

How does HP install software and gather data? Symptom: Vista starts to freeze up when you are away from the keyboard for several minute... Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - hair by mmace / February 4, 2007 10:42 PM PST In reply to: vista instal and yes, I've been more than pulling my In case anyone reading is not computer literate, be carefull getting inside your computer... http://ccm.net/forum/affich-30910-vista-freezes-up-all-the-time

Windows Vista Freezes After Startup

Working on updates x% complete Don't turn off your computer Keep your PC on until this is done Installing update x of x... Is there a different comparable update for 64 bit OS or is there a different problem? meenwhile, to anyone not very computer savy, be carefull if you try this...

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - mouse by mmace / February 4, 2007 11:03 PM PST In reply to: hmmm it is a USB one (generic), but I've also Install the most recent updates and patches. I maintain the systems and server there. (I have the usual IT qualifications to go with and plenty of experience.....mostly bad when it concerns uneducated people)   Feel free to e-mail Vista Keeps Freezing After an amount of time ranging from a few minutes to a few hours of being on, my computer will just freeze.

Flashing nowadays is moderately safe however you have been warned and I take no responsibility for underqualified individuals not knowing how to flash correctly (or qualitified people for that matter)   How To Stop Windows Vista From Freezing Tips You will need an administrator password to perform many of the changes in settings and configuration areas. If an error message opens with the lock-up, write the error message down exactly as it appears. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/dbd0626a-5b53-4eca-b2cc-0573cbe24e12/vista-freezes-up-can-do-nothing-but-hard-reboot?forum=itprovistadesktopui Have done clean install of Vista 3 times already hoping to fix the problem to no avail.

After applying this patch, check the updates manually. Vista Keeps Freezing Not Responding Try to use one of the already mentioned programs to 1. If lock-ups persist, continue to the next section. Im going to install Nvidia web drivers and see what happens This is my pc: Windows Vista x64 Intel QuadCore 8200 2.3 Ghz 4 GB Kingston RAM HDD1 sata2 Hitachi 250

How To Stop Windows Vista From Freezing

Sometimes Restarting is all you'll see on screen. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/611898/windows-vista-update-hangs-at-checking-for-updates/ The only things I've downloaded lately are various mods from the Fallout: New Vegas Nexus. Windows Vista Freezes After Startup Cheers, Rick Saturday, September 04, 2010 8:13 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hey Help im getting it too. Windows Vista Home Premium Freezes Double-click on the downloaded patch to install the update, and restart your computer to finalize the process.

There was no problem yesterday. this contact form Nothing will stop it..task manager wont load all i can do is hold down the power button. Since these menus of tools are available from "outside" of Windows, you can try this even if Windows is completely unavailable.Important: System Restore is only available from outside of Windows if Once you have determined that the number is continuing to get larger, write down the image name. Windows Vista Freezes Up Constantly

Back to top #6 devilus devilus Members 269 posts OFFLINE Local time:09:08 PM Posted 26 April 2016 - 12:22 PM Having the same problem and pursuing similar solutions with out Thanks so much!! i've checked the Event view and nothing. have a peek here The last update for mine was just 1 month ago.

Its the video drivers conflicting with the OS. Windows Vista Freezing Randomly What happens? Click the Windows "Start" button, type "msconfig" in the Search field and press "Enter." Click the "Startup" tab.

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Equipment: Intel Q9550 (Core 2 Quad, 2.83Ghz) Gigabyte EP45-UD3LR G.Skill 4GB (2GB x2) 1066Mhz DDR2 SDRAM Zotac Nvidia Geforce GTX 295 (Single-board) Western Digital Caviar Green 1TB Western Digital Caviar Green Press the F8 key repeatedly when the first screen appears. Thursday, September 18, 2008 11:55 PM Reply | Quote 1 Sign in to vote  I have the same problem.  My Acer laptop boots up and after 2 minutes or so it Windows Vista Freezes After Login To download these updates, visit the Microsoft Support page (see Resources) and download the appropriate patch for your version and machine.

Control Panel > User Accounts Back to top #3 Sammie1988 Sammie1988 Topic Starter Members 8 posts OFFLINE Gender:Female Location:England Local time:08:08 PM Posted 10 October 2010 - 02:41 PM Ok From the Applications tab of Task Manager, write down the names of the software programs that have stopped responding. Follow the software manufacturer instructions on the Web site. Check This Out Do not turn off your computer.

I have transferred most of my files over and i turn it on this morning only for it to freeze again on the new account. hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm Report Glundar- Jul 18, 2009 at 09:33 AM Well I have to say that I have a ADM Phenom II X3 720 and whenever I play games (It was bought Vista will usually install its own drivers for your motherboards automatically, but a quick look in the driver details might reveal that they are microsofts own drivers. If a BIOS update is available download and install the update according to the instructions on the download page.

Step 6: Updating the BIOS If lockups still occur, update the BIOS. High CPU usage was still there. Include any you haveEVER had on this machine including those you uninstalled (they leave remnants behind whichcan cause strange issues).----------------------------------------------------Do these :Start - type this in Search Box -> COMMAND find Most users propobly don't know those tools exist. -We tried rolling back to an earlier recovery point...

It could also be Microsoft checking to see if there are any updates available for your computer, checking to see if there are any network problems and other startup responsibilities. must be an update issue.