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I upgraded my Friends Grandson's Notebook from Vista to Win7 using the setting that kept most of the files. I can say goodbye to the computer - but I can't say goodbye to the files!!! Double check to make-sure you inserted the hard drive correctly.. thx #12 massachusetts123, Apr 16, 2016 massachusetts123 New MemberJoined:Apr 16, 2016Messages:9Likes Received:0 UPDATE: Wow, all of a sudden the Updates have arrived all in one shot. http://roguewb.com/windows-vista/windows-vista-has-become-suddenly-slow.html

Compare this with Windows 7. Report mastermind- Jun 23, 2008 at 04:48 AM if you haven't got a cam just press f8 and disable automatic restart on system failure..and it should stop at that blue screen Report arnold- Sep 15, 2008 at 09:23 PM boot from cd(windows cd), after that when the choices come out, press R on the command prompt type select 1, enter, then type Windows Vista just won't install updates by flyingvic / May 13, 2011 10:14 AM PDT In reply to: Help! recommended you read

Save your files. A solution that will work willbe greatly appreciated!! Have a great weekend. Windows Vista just won't install updates I had that exact same problem last year - my HP Pavilion running Vista suddenly stopped accepting Windows updates.

  1. I eventually changed to the server version which got rid of a lot of the bling and second guessing the user and it was much, much better.1.8k Views · View UpvotesView
  2. Glad to hear your issue is resolved.
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  4. Best of Luck, <<>> #4 BIGBEARJEDI, Apr 16, 2016 Last edited: Apr 16, 2016 massachusetts123 New MemberJoined:Apr 16, 2016Messages:9Likes Received:0 Thank you for all this info.
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  9. Windows Vista just won't install updates Microsoft maintains a little known site called PC Safety which has helped me many times with problems updating Windows XP and Windows 7.
  10. First of all, if your computer can't boot into windows, thank God it still turns on.

Report david- Jan 8, 2010 at 04:49 PM Satish, could desribe more detail, about blue screen (i have limited skills) my computer only boots to safe mode David Report Mandrew- Jun Yes, I ran all the malware/virus checks, but there was nothing there. Give those things a try and let us know how things are going. Windows 7 has been a rousing success.Which leads to Windows 8 being a disappointment. (yes, I'm expanding the question, but it's an interesting comparison)We don't have many compatibility issues, but Windows

It restarts on its own and does the same thing. I need to save my data. Business users only want to maintain one OS and they expect to stay standardized on 7 for a long time.Home users are using their phones and tablets and TVs for more find more info You need to give it plenty of time.

Ask Questions for Free! Proffitt Forum moderator / August 17, 2012 1:33 PM PDT In reply to: vista x64 update KB2691442 Is from a newsletter and it's rare to find direct help in posting a Please help. Thanks Report kevin› ravi - Dec 14, 2008 at 05:58 PM ravi posts like this will not help our case.

Your computer's system files Details: An unspecified error occurred during System Restore. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-security/windows-vista-backup-fails-why/a999e8f6-6772-4c0d-887f-13365f6592c0 And hopefully there will be Updates to install and probably take more time. Microsoft was no help. XP SP2 was a big change and would normally have been a new major version sold as an upgrade.

Solution: 1. this content Am I running too manysecurity programs? By the way, I appreciate all your comments and thoroughness. I'll return if it fails.

I ran the FixIt and here are its Evaluation, and then the Changes/Fixes made to computer. I will fix them also. The same thing applies to when you are trying to apply or install updates for other browsers, Chrome and Firefox in particular.I also suggest that you install the latest version of weblink By DVDLover in forum Internet Explorer 6, 7, 9 Replies: 2 Last Post: 02-09, 09:28 PM Spell check suddenly fails in X By Don in forum Mac Word Replies: 3 Last

The keyboard was destroyed by someones idea of scented oil. This way none of the existing programs or files are lost or damaged. Running defrag is advised considering that your computer is not new but used.

I push the power on button and nothing happenes.

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Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - This old discussion by R. Obviously cleaning out the unnecessary files will be helpful. Friday, May 25, 2007 9:03 PM Reply | Quote All replies 0 Sign in to vote Please visit: http://www.microsoft.com/genuine/selfhelp/validationhelp.aspx Friday, May 25, 2007 12:39 AM Reply | Quote Moderator 0 Sign check over here I did remove the CD once I logged in (if you leave it in the computer will consistently run the diagnostic on turn on) and after I saved the data I

So not sure if it is the router that has caused it or something more sinister! So hardware capability is not the issue. Scary.. Thread Status: Not open for further replies.

Windows Forum Other Operating Systems > Windows Vista Help and Support > Sign in Microsoft.com United States (English) Australia (English)Brasil (Português)Česká republika (Čeština)Danmark (Dansk)Deutschland (Deutsch)España (Español)France (Français)Indonesia (Bahasa)Italia (Italiano)Magyarország (Magyar)Nederland (Nederlands)Polska (Polski)România Would this seem unusual if updates are loading? Just so you are aware, Microsoft now has problems about once a month with their weekly Tuesday-push updates, and it's usually a tell-tale sign to repair Techs like me that if thankfully I was able to get the data off my computer and brought the laptop in for service, still under warranty.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Install updates with Vista by jacksaul1 / May 13, 2011 12:52 PM PDT In reply to: Help! The solution i found is very simple to fix.Open your Control Panel and Open the User Account Settings, Select that you want to Change user account settings. I have both original disk sets included drivers.Thanks, josing1 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Vista x64 IE9 Update Fail - Steps to re-load VISTA from MS?