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Vista SP1 not installing


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#1 BagelAnne

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 08:41 PM

I have had to reinstall vista home premium on a dell desktop
Vista updates all installed well until SP1
It goes along until step 3 of three than it uninstalls and I cannot start my computer without system disk
I found hundreds of postings from outhers with the same issue.
Have not found a solution,
Please help!

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#2 jhayz

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Posted 13 October 2011 - 06:40 PM

It goes along until step 3 of three than it uninstalls and I cannot start my computer without system disk

Please expound what is step 3 and w/out system disk? What is the complete model of your PC?

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#3 heavydude

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Posted 16 October 2011 - 01:40 PM

Have you tried installing SP1 in Safe Mode?

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Posted 16 October 2011 - 01:46 PM

Let's try this. Download sp1 from this link: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=30
Then right-click on it and select "run as administrator". Let's see if that works for you.




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