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This time, my drivers all seem to be up to date, so I am not sure if it is a driver issue or not. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 1, 2009 7:20 AM PDT In reply to: IT IS NOT A HARDWARE ISSUE!!!!!! So why be upset? ...See how silly that sounds, Bob?Just an observation. I talked to him about this issue. have a peek here

Installed Webroot Spy Sweeper and Trend Micro Internet Security. 3. Hope I will get a solution from you ( EXPERT). I selected the updates I deemed most important, Security updates for Windows and. The bad news, however, is that since Windows Vista is so old it's likely your PC is no longer officially supported.In that case, you can try to find driver updates from the https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-update/update-installing-the-wrong-service-pack-vista/64e96369-4821-4456-a1a3-fbe3d6303977

Windows Vista Checking For Updates Never Ends

Hope this helps. At least anger shows they're still in the game, trying to hold onto what they can with the investment they made in a hard-earned computer. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - IT IS NOT A HARDWARE ISSUE!!!!!! See if this helps: Windows Update fix http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971058 __________________ Rich 06-21-2010, 03:15 PM #3 Damita625 Registered Member Join Date: Jun 2010 Posts: 10 OS: xp No, I did

My Internet connection is through a WiFi Hotspot with my smartphone and from time to time my ISP does throttle me if my Data usage is high. It was strange as they where not explaining it clear to me to I went out and baffled about how it was broken but hey it's fixed now.So I suggest check I did that and it worked fine. Security Update For Windows Vista (kb3145739) I know there is a lot here, but I'm not exactly sure what is or is not important to resolving my problem!

It may take up to an hour or two for the installation to complete.

5 Install the Vista SP2 Upgrade Install Vista SP2 Upgrade. Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates Note that these were NOT updates from Dell. I had to pull a stick of ram out to get it to work again. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/vista-sp-2-update-gone-bad.1056675/ Uninstall it of course.

Generated Fri, 17 Mar 2017 18:47:03 GMT by s_hv1055 (squid/3.5.23) Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows Vista > Computer problem? Windows Vista Update Agent However, my machine sat like this for about 5 to 10 minutes, much longer than any restart I've ever preformed (including earlier update restarts on this specific machine). by mikeyb61 / May 6, 2010 9:47 AM PDT In reply to: Black Screen Vista!!! I tried MicrosoftFixit50202.msi and MicrosoftFixit.wu.run.exe from Microsoft support website to repair Windows Update.

Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates

For now, I'll try undoing the system restore ( this time disabling Norton tamper protection) and letting Windows Update run awhile on a more reliable Internet connection. https://www.lifewire.com/uninstall-the-vista-sp2-upgrade-3506866 Does anyone have any ideas? Windows Vista Checking For Updates Never Ends This security feature can prevent Windows System Restore from changing Norton files, which results in the "Restoration Incomplete" message. Windows Vista Post Sp2 Update Pack Two error codes were reported: 800B0001, 80072EFE Also weird: I'm seeing available security updates for Microsoft.

Note, however, that those instructions will reinstall the latest available version of your NIS product (currently v22.5.5.15), so if you prefer to use an older version of Norton just post in navigate here No black screen. Start the Vista SP2 upgrade by double-clicking on the installation file.

2. Screen is black as hell and no bios no characters on the screen it's just black. Windows Vista Cumulative Update

It is wise to have a full system backup at all times in preparation for events of this type. Here's how to do it.

2 Back-up, Back-up, and Then Back-up Some More Windows Vista's Backup and Restore Center. I had not considered disabling Norton tamper protection when performing System Restore, either. Check This Out I have a free AVG on my PC that's always been updated.

I have been having to reboot to gain normal access. Windows System Update Readiness Tool Vista This also had the effect of erasing my update history so that I cannot view which updates are still required. but i found this post and to know parts have been replaced i know they are wrong.

Windows has yet to run at this step.Go figure that out.

Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 06-21-2010, 12:54 PM #2 Old Rich AdministratorMicrosoft MVPTeam Manager - Networking - Microsoft Support - Hardware Join Date: May 2007 Location: With general system improvements and fixed vulnerabilities, Windows Vista Service Pack 2 is a must-have for all Windows Vista users. You will need to install this tool Read Article Need to Change Your Windows Product Key? Vista Convenience Rollup It kept running.

I really do not know where to go from here and am a little worried that I picked up a virus during the time I didn't update. Hope it helps somebody out there!!ARCSolo Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Black Screen and No cursor! After the update was complete it was 'screaming' out for a reboot, as I was on my desktop at the time I thought I'd let it reboot.Went through the usual tasks, this contact form The laptop has a D: drive which was suppose to be a restore drive but thats not happening.

Thank heavens I turn off the the Aero features to make it usable, but this laptop R500 Portege Toshiba is all about hyped. I refuse to go through this crap ever again with a Microsoft OS. When the installation of SP2 is complete, a message will appear on your screen informing you that, "Windows Vista SP2 is now running".

3. But, I've been having to do it a minimum of twice a day...and sometimes more, just to keep everything working.I recently read that IE 7, which runs wonderfully in XP, is

How to remove the black screen?3- I try to install DVD Back up recover ...It won't let me boot event press F12 to DVD Any Idea?4- In the Boot Device Menu, Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. The registry correction and defrag require a reboot, and when I then rebooted, it rebooted normally with the exception of maybe 1 or 2 times. This is my first post to my favorite tech forum.

So I did a System Recovery to see if that would take it away. I spent most of Friday just setting up my backgrounds, configuring our home wireless network settings, and other low-end usage.On Saturday I finally had my home network configured properly, so I Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Vista Won't Boot (Black Screen) After Bad Windows Update This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by Vista SP2 can use up to 2 GB of space. To do one last check to make sure all important files are backed up before the upgrade That your Antivirus software is disabled

Now, though, when I check Programs and Features > Installed Updates, there is nothing listed. "No updates are installed on this computer" it says. That's when all of his posts and my last one disappeared.As it turns out, I never did get my issues with my laptop resolved. Could you please confirm that you are seeing a Service Pack 3 (SP3) for Vista in your Control Panel | Programs and Features? Vista isn't even offering to freeze, and I bet I don't have the black screen issue when I reboot either.

Norton SONAR didn't work though until another restart. My laptop just have a limited warranty since I bought it from abroud but the Toshiba Tech Support guys which is kind enough to accept it since it just bought about All the moderator posts were removed. It said that the crash was caused by ntoskrnl.exe.

Controller Support for Middle... I will do some autopsy this evening and hope for the best. I doubt if Dell is using unsigned drivers on the systems they are building since they all come with Vista which is notorious for driver problems. We do not encourage or condone the use of this program if it is in violation of these laws.