My computer turns off during an update to windows xp and now windows xp will not load.
My computer turns off during an update to windows xp and now windows xp will not load. It gives me the option of last known good configuration and safe mode startup and normal startup, but it just goes back to the loading screen then flashes a blue error screen then back to display boot options. I don't have a recovery disc as the laptop does not have a CD-ROM drive or a floppy drive. I have the product key, but I don't know where or how repair the operating system.
Contact the manufacturer of your laptop as there must be a way to restore the computer. There may be a hidden restore partition.
Guys, im using sony vaio with vista premium OS and it is automatically updated, I had used to remove my battery for use at home, during the update of windows, I accidentally kick off the power cord and it disconnected from the main power switch and turned off, when I open it I saw a note on the bottom right 'tm this copy of windows vista is not authentic.
someone could help me on this guys, how can I do recover without reformatting my laptop.
Please help me guys...
Thanks in advance...
Needless to say, cutting the current during the update process can cause all sorts of problems - many not even related to the update itself. It is a common branching.
Do you know when this problem started? Try a system restore to a point in time BEFORE the problem started. Here is the procedure: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/using-windows-vista-system-restore/. Don't forget to check the box to show more than 5 days of restore points. If the first attempt fails, then try an earlier point or two. NOTE: You will need to re - install any software and updates that you have installed between now and the restore point, but you can use Windows Update for updates. I don't know if this will solve the problem, but it might. It's worth a try (and it can be useful if there are other problems that you have not yet detected). Whether or not it works, you will need to re - install the update (and this time won't turn off - LOL).
If you still have the problem of validation after system restore, and then click Start / computer / system properties and check the bottom of the Activation section. Your system always shows that it is enabled? If this isn't the case, then reactivate. To activate manually, go to start, search, and type in slui 4 enter. Enter your country and press Next. You will be on a screen with a phone number and a bunch of codes below. Dial the number and browse automatic guests until you get to a human being. Have your handy product code because it will be asked. Explain the situation, but it's the same PC. They should give you a code to enter on this screen to activate Vista.
If this does not resolve the "not genuine" message, please post your problem in the Windows Genuine Advantage Forum: http://social.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/genuinevista/threads , where the experts on this kind of problem will be more than happy to help you with your problem. They will probably ask you to run a program and download the results so they can examine in order to find the problem - just follow their instructions.
I hope this helps.
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I have an acer laptop that I have upgraded from windows 7 to windows 8. No problem with that, but I keep getting windows updates, they download and then said will not install and must go back, so spend US 30 minutes or more making downloads and then 30 minutes or more to return to the settings before downloads. Help, please!
Run the Windows Update troubleshooting tool.
a. press Windows + W on the keyboard.
b. type Troubleshooting in the "search" tab and press enter.
c. click show all on the left panel.
d. click on Windows Update, will new popup window.
e. follow the instructions on the screen.UTC/GMT is 02:07 Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Windows Update (set to auto) works if your computer is turned off during the update set time?
I ask this for XP and Win 7.
Assuming you want to say in fact 'off' and not 'sleep,""standby","hibernate"by 'off', or another version of not-really-off.
I received an update on your part 10/11/10 and now my laptop will not boot in place! I need help.
-Do you happen to remember the update has been installed?
-You receive an error message when you try to start the computer?
Follow the steps below:
Try to start the computer using the last good known Configuration and check if you can successfully start.
For instructions, see How to start your computer by using last good Configuration known as Windows XP .
Perform the system restore from SafeMode to a restore point prior to the show and check if this solves the problem.
Follow the steps listed in the following article:
Gokul - Microsoft Support
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I just updated my Apple TV and now my music won't work - white screen - everything seems OK? YES restarted. Power Cycle YES. Any ideas?
Works fine on my system. Try to connect to and on your iTunes account.
computer not end not update
The initial power, known as the POST, press F8 the end POST and before Windows starts to load. You may need to press the F8 key repeatedly. Should you get a boot menu, select the last good known Configuration. It will return the system to the State of the last successful connection and should allow you to fully load the system.
If this is not the case, go to the start menu and there rstrui.exe execution of the command line to load the system restore, choose Safe mode with command prompt. Choose a date prior to the occurrence of this problem.
As a general rule, you should never turned off a system while an update is in progress because it can paralyze the whole of system files. For this reason a laptop shouldn't run on battery for an update.
Good luck, Rick Rogers, aka "Crazy" - Microsoft MVP http://mvp.support.microsoft.com Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
I tried to use a recovery program, I selected after turning on the computer and pressing f8 I selected recovery option, and my peower turns off in the middle of the process, now, the system does not start and the computer wen I try to load windows says a problem has been detected
0x00000007B (0xF78D663C 0xC0000034 0x00000000 0 x 000000000)
My computer is a sony vaio
If you have problems with the process of recovery of manufacturers, contact the manufacturer
It's their recovery process not microsofts
Hello worldI got a new acer laptop with windows 8 last week. Today, there was a small system update that requires a restart of the system to apply the updates. So I restarted my laptop, but I have not seen any sign of update 5 minutes (maybe my internet connection is slow, I don't know...) So (stupidly), I decided to manually cut my laptop and maybe he would return to his State to not update so I might update later. But now the display lights. I can hear the fan working and lights are turning, etc. But I don't see anything. Please help me.
You are amazing for the quick response. Seriously. I got to the store and they said it had nothing to do with the update or turn off the power. It is the LCD LED screen. It was defective, and I got a new free of charge. Thanks again
I was installing windows 7 (using the ISO file) and towards the end of my installation of my battery died and now I struggle to resume the installation. I tried to start using by using a Flash drive and it will not work. all that comes is "loading services setup and it restarts again and did the same thing again and again.
Start the device USB in Windows 7 (you need to configure your BIOS to do this)
Click Install now
Accept the license agreement
When the option is displayed to select a type of installation, click (Custom advanced)
Select the disk partition where you want to install Windows 7 click Next.
You will receive the following warning:
The partition you have selected may contain files from a previous Installation of Windows. If so, these files and folders will be moved to a folder named Windows.old. You will be able to access the information in Windows.old, but you will be able to use your previous version of Windows.
(At all costs, do NOT click on anything in Format, deletion or Partition name.) So even do a custom installation, your personal files are still kept. Click OK
The installation program will now begin installation. During installation, your computer will be restarted several times.
Once the installation is complete, you can complete the Out of Box experience as the choice of your laptop, create a username, password, your time zone. You can then proceed to download the latest updates for Windows and reinstall your applications and drivers.
You can then retrieve your personal files from the Windows.old folder and reinstall all of your applications and drivers.
HP woman desktop computer apparently hung during a Windows Update. A few hours later, she she turned off. Now it does not start until after the blue HP screen. I tried to boot from a backup CD, but nogo. Cannot do anything on the blue HP screen (boot, diagnostics, etc.). What are my options for the system restore?
Shut down the system. Just unplug the tower including the power cord. Press and hold the power for 10 seconds. Reconnect the monitor, keyboard, mouse, & power. Make sure that there is no cd/dvd in the drive.
Restart the system by pressing F8
You should get a screen that has advanced startup options
Select "last known good configuration".
Two days ago 7automatically Windows downloaded updates on my Samsung N220 age of 4 weeks. They do not seem to have configured correctly and now whenever I turn on the computer, he spends 30 minutes configuring them before returning the message that it cannot configure. When I'm finally able to connect to the system, it is so slow that it is barely usable. I tried to do a system restore to a point before 2 days ago, but the system won't let me do. Anyone got any ideas?Contact the manufacturer - tell them to fix it.
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Recently, I ran the discs of recovery and resources in order to re-install Xp Home on my HP Mini. Everything works well except the "windows update" option. When I click on it, the program will run forever without stopping, nor it will update all files.Can someone give me advice?Thank you, Tom
Hey JA.A strange thing happened.After failing to get the windows update program runs correctly (i.e. stop execution), I rebooted my computer HP mini and I forgot about the update... Well, when I turned on the computer the next morning there is a new icon and a message in the system tray that said I had 3 files to install. And yet this morning there was another automatic update file waiting for me to install it. Everything installed without a problem. My history of update file has 4 facilities!These files are obviousl recent updates from the time wherever I did a full restore of the Xp operating system three days ago. But what of all the updates that have been issued from the moment where I bought the computer five years ago, until I reinstalled the OS 3 days ago?ABRAZOS,Tom
all started 3 days ago. I thought it was fixed from the start in safe mode & run a scan completes. (Either said by the way cpu still works 80% of the nt in safe mode kernel)
1. are you facing problems during the installation of Windows update?
2. don't you make changes to the computer until the problem occurred?
I suggest you to try the steps below and check if it helps.
Method 1: Try to put your computer in a clean boot state, and check to see if the same problem happens.
By setting your boot system minimum state helps determine if third-party applications or startup items are causing the problem.
How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or Windows 7:
Note: After the boot minimum troubleshooting step, follow step 7 in the link provided to return the computer to a Normal startup mode.
Method 2: Try to scan your computer for the Microsoft Security Scanner, which would help us to get rid of viruses, spyware and other malicious software.
The Microsoft Security Scanner is a downloadable security tool for free which allows analysis at the application and helps remove viruses, spyware and other malware. It works with your current antivirus software.
Note: The Microsoft Safety Scanner ends 10 days after being downloaded. To restart a scan with the latest definitions of anti-malware, download and run the Microsoft Safety Scanner again.
Hope this information is useful.
I recently downloaded an upgrade to my pc and my iPhone. Now when I plug my phone into my pc, my phone will not show up and I'm unable to transfer playlists to my phone.
Thank you for using communities Support from Apple!
I understand that after a recent update on your computer, your iPhone is no longer recognized in iTunes. To move forward and resolve this situation, I recommend reading over and working through the steps in the following article.
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