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Some computer manufacturers build a recovery system into the computer. And there's always the danger that you'll forget something - emails, for example, are well hidden, and there's probably other stuff, so this is not a job to rush. I then went on safe mode and restarted the computer for the third time and it worked. Can this be a vista problem? http://swapshaker.com/windows-vista/need-advice-on-vista-recovery-without-disks.html

Reboot your computer. I purchased a copy of Bioshock and installed it on my machine, which seemed to go without a hitch (after I finally resolved an issue with not being able to connect No one should have to do that to get through day to day on a computer in 2010. Use the down arrow to highlight Last Known Good Configuration (Advanced).

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I believe that updates are screwing with the browser registry. At this point I held down the power button and shut the machine off completely, since I assumed something had gone wrong. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - black screen w/cursor by Random Pilot / May 7, 2010 10:12 AM PDT In reply to: Blsck Screen with cursor on Vista Home Back to top Back to Windows Vista 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear BleepingComputer.com → Microsoft Windows Support →

  • My laptop and this desktop normally have updates come in at the same time so I'm wondering if a windows update has caused this.
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  • Apart from the two drivers that it tells me that it wants me to install (in spite of having succeeded first time and failing ever since!), there was only one other
  • I have tried everything I can think of, maybe one of you had a similar experience but actually succeeded in fixing it.
  • I selected "Repair the system", butafter loading the files it just stays on the progress bar screen forever.
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Ads by Google 5 answers Comments are Closed Dav532000 October 26, 2011 at 9:49 pm Can you get into the Bios by tapping F8, if so you could get a x64 So, I did do that, and the reboot went normally at first. Once you can boot it, you should have more options available, such as running scandisk, or running a second re-install that might have better options. Windows Vista Startup Repair Without Disk Invaluable!

And you might also be able to use a partition backup program to create a compressed backup of the whole disk - a belt and braces option that might allow you Windows Vista Won't Start Black Screen I had already tried the fn f5 to see if it was a monitor issue and that didn't work. The only other options under that are Safe mode, last known good config, start windows normally. I turned it on and off and now I'm getting a "Windows Error Recovery" screen.

Vista won't boot past "windows error recovery" Started by Dborns , Jun 21 2009 12:06 PM Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next Please log in to reply 19 replies to Vista System Restore Nothing would get it to come out of that screen so I shut it down and restarted. However, beginning in mid-April, I started having the exact same problem again. im going to try another dvd drive and see if this helps.

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I am now running a memory test that is taking forever. FIDELIS October 26, 2011 at 6:51 am Hello, have you tried the vista rescue disk?  You can get it at the following link: http://neosmart.net/blog/2008/windows-vista-recovery-disc-download/ Keep in mind that if you get Windows Vista Won't Boot Even In Safe Mode Terry Baker of fine scones. Windows Vista Will Not Start Once in a great while, after 500000 times of turning it on and off, I can get to the bios, but that's very rare.

Most likely, the later made laptops are configured better for Vista as I'm sure that Microsoft knows about this problem and has altered their configuration information to the manufacturers accordingly.It won't news My friend and I both have laptops that are running Vista. The secret is not to do anything that destroys it! Air duster the drive? Windows Vista Not Booting Black Screen

Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. My conclusion is that it must be a software issue having to do with the windows update. Please keep requests for help in the forums where everyone can see them, not in Private Messages. have a peek at these guys Can anyone advise?

I did Diagnostics everything passed nothing ERROR or PROBLEM at all machine is running normal. Windows Vista Repair Disk Download If you have the room, you might get the option to leave the old version in a "windows.old" folder - yet another belt and braces option! I was right in the middle of an important project online, when the browser error thing started happening after only 3 hours of rebooting and running all the maintenance procedures.

So I installed it, but...It made the game stop working.

I also tried both discs on another computer and they work fine. Click here to Register a free account now! If you can't get that to boot, try this. How To Factory Reset Windows Vista Without Cd Your Vista will be activated so as long as you can get into the Bios and make the Dvd Drive the first boot drive then there really should not be a

Realizing that it would not shut down, I unplugged it, and let the battery run down.So the machine sat for about 2 hours. Ran update again. 3 optional (driver) updates - again, it survived the experience. This definitely had not tried to install before, so we're now off "down a different leg of the trousers of time". check my blog The good news is most of the info I have on the desktop is also on my laptop, so I won't loose much info.

tinytimirlJan 2, 2009, 12:11 AM Thanks but I have already done all that. A solution in the forum could also be useful to other future visitors, so PLEASE, no private requests. (they won't be answered !) Terry60, Nov 24, 2009 #8 buzzd New Member After about 1 hour of chatting with the tech rep on my desktop system he finally told me that I would need to use the system recovery disk that came with I have the exact same issue as all of you.

Any ideas? The DVD drive is set to first in boot order, the disc is in the drive when the computer is booting, and it never comes up with the "press any key Windows has yet to run at this step.Go figure that out.