kc chan hey… thanks a millions!!! Didn't know the cause, of course ,and I didn't know about hitting the F8 repeatedly. Well the bugs aren't worked out. If this screen appears again, follow these steps: Check to make sure any new hardware or software is properly installed. his comment is here
In both cases, I ended up with a BSoD situation that only provided me with an error message stating, "Video Driver Failed to Initialize". Glad it's not something I did. When I got to the computer both the sound controller and storage controller were not functioning with a corrupt or missing driver in Device Manager. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - It happened to me, too!
everything worked out great…:) Guest I have a dv4 and it worked. If you choose to use Digsby (which is my primary IM client) be careful when running the installer, it has a lot of "optional software" it tries to get you to When the computer restarted it appeared to be doing some sort of scan, the next thing I know a blue screen with loads of writing appeared & I cant't get past
A chance to win* connected home tech Enter everyday to increase your chances of winning smart home gadgets like an Amazon Echo or a Ninja Ultima Blender. This should keep it from trying to re-install. According to Microsoft, Update KB970653 "Resolves issues caused by revised daylight saving time and time zone laws in several countries." It probably isn't critical to install this specific update, but it's It screwed up everything and there is no restore point beyond Service Pack 2 on it.
Matan I have important question - if I'll install the SP 2 for Vista - this annoying update will be there too? Boot off of the DVD. Let me know if you still have problems after that. It also looses the wlan just before.
missing or corrupt. So I copied all my files and then had to do Toshiba HDD Recovery again! However, this newer hotfix http://support.microsoft.com/kb/975163/contains even newer versions of all the files in question.To get this to install, I went into safemode and disabled the wireless network card. AD Thank you so much for your help!
how do I see.. http://www.techerator.com/2009/08/fix-windows-vista-64-bit-gets-blue-screen-after-windows-updates/ Open your Start Menu and right click on Computer and select Properties. 2. I managed to repair it by doing a f12 or f10 . As my PC was under warranty, I worked several hours with Dell Support, ultimately restoring to a point prior to the upload of the patches.
Cannot log in as administrator, system recovery says it failed and system restore says I've never made a back up point. this content Note: this will also work with desktops, and even HD TVs, but I see it most with laptops. I got back into Launch Repair and did the same System Restore, but this time I didn't wait for the blue screen to load up. The reinstall of the OS, then SP1, then SP2 cured the problem.
To set a system restore point: 1. I have KB970653, KB963707, and KB972036. Oh, and by this I don't mean the "Geek Squad" you'll be lucky if it ever works again once they get their hands on it. weblink First Time Here?
To set a system restore point: 1. I have probably installed 50 updates, since Windows never managed to smarten up by just giving me SP-1 to start with. Right away start tapping the F5 button on your Keyboard.
sp 1 was done in 25 min for me download and all restart configureing everything. Looked at the reboot log and found that it started to reboot about 3:12AM this morning. I got the same meaningless error message sometimes when I connected my Windows Mobile 6 device to different desktops running the Windows Mobile Device Center. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Discussion Boards Open Menu Discussion Boards Open Menu Welcome to the Forum!
I ended up restoring the computer back to factory specs, performing the Windows Updates and then installing SP2. On monday, my HP Dv 4 did its automatic update and then shut down. 6 hours later, I turned it on, it started up normally, I logged in, and then 2 Post navigation « Previous Post Next Post » 86 Responses to If you experience Windows Vista Service Pack 2 installationissues… Tux says: June 10, 2009 at 11:27 am Great post. check over here but i follow your steps but unfortunately i cannot find of said KB973879, any ideas?
to you EVAN on the gr8 job, u truly are a life saver… jst would like your help a little more.. Now tried to install SP1 - Blue screen of death. System restore just didn't do anything as machine just froze halfway through process. Was having the same problem on my Dell 14z.