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Even game consoles don't go that long for some. now the only option is to restore to the point bfore installing the windows update??? Don't just piggy back and ask for help when the help is already there. Try unplugging all devices from your computer, including: Printers Scanners Media Card Readers Small Media cradles (iPod, PDA, MP3 player, etc.) Digital Cameras and Video Recorders USB storage devices CDs or weblink

You can try the instructions at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949358 to help correct this problem and make Windows boot again. Then I tried to repair it also using my Windows vista DVD, and this helped me, after that I was able to restart windows vista as earlier. The computer would not boot, and I tried the windows recovery and it doesn't work. Report ImGina- Jan 18, 2009 at 12:43 PM What if you did the Last Known Good Config and that didn't work?

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I don't have the boot dvd- its back home in Houston probably, if i even have it. I will check this thread again later tonight. So I formatted once again and this time I installed the newest drivers for all my hardware, then I checked for update, decided I'd give it a shot. My computer now works properly.

In set up (press F1, F2 or delete during POST) look to see if you can restore defaults. Microsoft shouldn't be putting things out they KNOW will not work, but thats a tried and true message thats been said a while now. Wednesday, January 16, 2008 4:07 PM 0 Sign in to vote Dang - After renaming that directory - it's just stuck on the little green progess bar during boot up.Looks like It took less then a second for the repair process to finish. 9.

I'm on a different computer at the moment but would really like to be able to get onto my own :| Sunday, June 19, 2011 1:29 PM 0 Sign in to Windows Startup Repair in the mean while try Removing it and Replacing it back it. Once the process is complete, EasyRE will report its findings. In the System Recovery Options window, click to select your language, and then click Next.

EasyRE will test for and attempt to automatically correct errors with the disk, partition, bootsector, filesystem, bootloader, and registry. When I boot in safe mode, I still get the 'Configuring Updates 3 of 3' then  'Shutting Down...' Any suggestions? I will check through that over the weekend, but it looks like the same problem as V1.   A nice way to kill a high-spec gaming system!!!!!   Regards   Chris After two days few of the pending updates were turned to installed.

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Please try again. Please could you tell if I've got any possibility to repair it??? Windows Vista Not Booting Black Screen Chose Repair Windows using Recovery Console 3. Windows 10 Although I'm willing to give that my issue may lay outside of the OS directly, but: I believe a lot of problems people are experiencing in this thread is related to the

It's also available for Windows XP and Windows Server.

Read more at Windows Recovery Disks. have a peek at these guys Then what i did is i went to(off course classic view) control panel>administrative tools then go under services, look for windows update and unmark it then apply. Nwe, thank God I got the issue fixed as follows after googling.... - Reboot machine and press F8 before the windows vista screen appears...then choose repair....then select command prompt....the do the Restart.

When my computer restarted, the blue screen stated that it was back to Stage 1: Installing updates. I'm a bit perplexed as I did install all updates during Patch Tuesday with no problems. Causes of this Error This error has been known to occur as a result of one of the following causes: Cause 1: File system integrity compromised The hard drive's file system check over here I shouldn't have to have a programming degree to use my pc.

How To Fix a Stuck Windows Update InstallationPress Ctrl-Alt-Del. This is ridiculous. It means Something with the hardware...

so I was like steaming when it did it all night, well, I figured out that I should try safe mode and no luck just restart.

Click Here if Your Computer Does Not Complete POST Step 2: Unplug All External Devices A piece of hardware may be interfering with the normal boot process of Windows. may be a lot of extra work, but pretty bad this issue has been going on since 2008 and microsoft hasnt come out with a fix it file that can be Once this is done I am going to replace the 1gb RAM with 2gb. Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers.

In this case, follow the instructions from Fix Loop Error with Easy Recovery Essentials. Needless to say I advise everyone to format their drives and install a better OS... Have you set the HDD to the first device in the Boot section of BIOS? http://themenage.com/windows-vista/windows-vista-ultimate-x64.html Type C: (with colon) and press enter 5.

And can I expect the same thing to happen even after I re-install Vista, so is it advisible to not allow for windows updates to avoid this problem???   Hi!   Log on as the administrator or as a user with administrative access. After around 10min I got to the user login screen. I noticed a couple of interesting things, and now I have my computer back--I thought it was dead forever. 1).

Select "Repair your Computer" from the list.3. Click to select a restore point. It tries to configure updates and the says there was a problem and it goes back to restore point and the same thing happens all over again. Some systems, Dell's Dimension 8300 in particular will flash a warning on the screen that your CMOS battery is getting weak.

http://knowhow.com/article.dhtml?articleReference=146&country=uk Back to top #3 dsteeley dsteeley Topic Starter Members 20 posts OFFLINE Local time:07:03 PM Posted 18 February 2014 - 04:58 PM Hey, thanks very much for the reply. Once EasyRE is running, choose the "Automated Repair" option and click Continue.

Choose "Automated Repair" in Easy Recovery Essentials After EasyRE scans your computer's drives, identify and select the drive Reenabled Jmicron controller in BIOS (whatever that does)Everything seems to be working.  Thanks again!Derek Sunday, March 23, 2008 8:00 PM 0 Sign in to vote Hi all,i had the exact same Hit reset2.

When prompted (after it has booted to the CD/DVD) choose "repair my computer" and enter the command prompt 4. I've got the same problem.Im trying to restore it as you say with different modes,but does not work.Get stuck configuring the stage 3,then the laptop shut down,shut on and again the I have had problems in the past, but NEVER this one. Register now!

Once in safe mode go to 'System Restore' and restore the computer to a date just prior to installing the updates.Hope that works for you....please post back if you are unable Never used it for anything. If nothing happens (most likely) then move on to Step 2. Restart your computer, using either the reset button or by powering it off and then back on using the power button. This afternoon I came home to find it still "Configuring Updates/Shutting down".

I (my daughter) have a Dell Inspirion 1521 with Vista home premium.Can someone please help - Thank you!! Select "Command Prompt" from the recovery choices.4. While a System Restore is a more direct way of undoing changes, in this case a Windows update, sometimes a more comprehensive repair process is in order.In Windows 10 and Windows The computer restarted and since I had the "thawed for the next restart" on, this time, it was "frozen", and did not allow the windows to finish installing.