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Configure Updates to Shut down in a loop

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#1 RMiller31


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Posted 13 April 2009 - 10:40 AM

Last night I was going through the process of updating vista. The updates that pop up at the bottom right of the screen sometimes that tell you there are important updates for you to download. When the computer restarted it came up with the screen configuring updates, the first 2 configured just fine. My problem is that it trys to configure the third update, the computer sits there for about 5 minutes staying at 0%, then it will bring up a screen saying shuting down. The computer will then reboot and go back to configuring the third update again, and then shuts down. I tried to boot the computer in safe mode but it does the same thing.

Also I don't know if this would be a problem but the vista on this computer is an upgrade from xp. So I do have upgrade disc for vista. And I have tried to use the upgrade disc I went into repair computer option clicked on restore points and clicked on several different restore points before the time of the update and every time I try the restore it just fails and doesn't restore the computer to an earlier time. I've also tried to click on restore to last known working configuration that was unsuccessful as well.

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#2 garmanma


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Posted 14 April 2009 - 10:56 AM

When booting into safe mode, do you have the option to boot to last known good configuration?
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Posted 14 April 2009 - 03:52 PM

Hi,,, i had this problem on my wifes vista pc,,,, looking on the internet for a fix they recomend is a system restore to before the updates booting from the recovery disc,,,, this worked perfectly,,, and i have also now done this on 2 friends pc's,,,, but as you say ,, you have tried this and it never worked,,, im wondering if this is because its an upgrade disc ,, im not to sure,,,, but if you know anyone with a full vista disc then give it a go with this,,, could work,,
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