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I think a IE8 update may also be involved…but I'm not sure about that one. Reply Darlene Vile says: August 21, 2011 at 6:50 pm ME TOO. If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Allow. Download the ISO image, and burn it to a CD. http://intracom2008.com/windows-vista/windows-vista-not-booting-black-screen.html

Pingback: Vista 64bit BlueScreen - Computer Forums() Rick I thought this was definitely my problem but I was disappointed to see that I did not have this update installed. 🙁 Restart in last good configuration also leads to a blue screen. I have had that problem. But !analyze -v is often able to point to the culprit (i.e. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_other-update/vista-blue-screen-issues-and-vista-sp2-upgrade/e4987701-14fc-4769-9410-1db06616a90a

Not to mention, I was getting tired of three and four-minute powerdowns and startups. nelsonb Bought a new HP Pavilion dv6 a month ago after old Toshiba died. http://download.mcafee.com/products/licensed/cust_support_patches/MCPR.exe Run MCPR and follow on screen instructions.

If this is a new installation, ask your hardware or software manufacturer for any windows updates you might need. the BSOD on this notebook occured with iTunes 8.02 and removing the USB/iPod connection and the Logitech USB Transmitter. Your fix worked perfectly to remove the problem. Since then, my computer does not turn on.

when scanning is done, go to EDIT - Select All Go to FILE - SAVE Selected Items, and save the report as BSOD.txt Open BSOD.txt in Notepad, copy all of the It's like, so unnecessary! Evan, how can we know which updates to install and that won't hurt our PCs? http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Video-Display-and-Touch/Blue-Screen-after-Windows-Vista-SP2-installed-on-my/td-p/135457 At least it was under warranty.

Mike I have a new hp dv4 that bsod on Tuesday -- this worked! about once a week i get a BLANK blue screen. I've only had my HP for three weeks and was really bumming until I found your info. Let me know how refreshing the capacitors goes and we will go from there.

PeteA Thanks for posting the solution. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/vista-service-pack-2-startup-failures-blue-screens-531873/ FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site. I'm sure some other updates were in there too.

Still hate Vista but they told me I have to upgrade my memory (1Gb to 2??) in order to upgrade to Win7. Check This Out Bobszon . Also, the Vaio update page has recognized this as a FAQ and can instruct you. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973879 Evan Wondrasek Thank you for the link!

When I got to list the updates, it doesn't show updates for windows, only things like office, silverlight, etc. We can't find any option for disabling cashing or shadowing in the advanced bios (there's no option given reguarding memory at all)and when a restart option is available after going through any thoughts? Source Following the operation of the “System File Checker”, I would revisit the Microsoft Update site again to scan for and download any updates, then would try (again) installing Vista Service Pack

KJS Had the same problem with a new Dell computer I got 5 days ago. Powered by Mediawiki. I found only one minidump file & I zipped it.

I've got a dv6625 that has two updates that failed to install with Windows Update (KB970653 and KB972036) and somehow got themselves installed anyway, my pc got stuck in a endless

Well then, read this article. Service Pack one is way faster, and that is what matters to me. Just go to Start -> Control Panel, type "Update" in the search box, click "Turn automatic updating on or off", then select "Check for updates but let me choose whether to With the problems people have experienced in the past with service packs, it's always good to get ahead of the issues, give yourself plenty of time to work through any problems

this "should" eliminate any driver issues. Copy and zip the entire contents of that folder and upload to any free file hosting site of your choice. I SINCERELY thank you for Evan for the post. http://intracom2008.com/windows-vista/windows-vista-crashed-how-to-fix.html With this update messing up everyone, you're helping who knows how many people.

i'm currently installing a windows vista service pack 2 and its taking 3 hours and still counting!!! I run it on a netbook with 1 gb; however, runs nicely on 3 to 4 gb Rick Reply playswithwindows says: May 25, 2011 at 10:30 am I jumped through a Bear-Bear P.S. Came downstairs to discover the new computer in a reboot loop after a BSOD.