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Starting In Safe Mode: Problem


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#1 cullism

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Posted 20 September 2008 - 06:24 PM

Since last April I have been trying to install Service Pack 1 without success. Today I tried again and got to 18% of Stage 1 in configuration before the system reverted. I then decided to try and install it while in safe mode (though I didn't think this would make any difference. I pressed F8 at the appropriate time and selected Safe Mode. 45 minutes later the computer was still thinking and, though my screensaver was up, nothing was happening.

I cold-booted the computer so I could make the post.

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#2 Jacee

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Posted 21 September 2008 - 11:51 AM

Use the 'stand alone' SP1 installation on this page:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details...;displaylang=en

Follow all of the instructions.

Edited by Jacee, 21 September 2008 - 11:53 AM.

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