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EMERGENCY - Boot Loop After Win Update

Q: EMERGENCY - Boot Loop After Win Update

Today I updated to latest major win 10 update. But just it finished updating the updayes made my PC go on a boot loop which never boots to the desktop. I tried mamually restarting but the PC keeps boot looping. What do I do???!!

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Preferred Solution: EMERGENCY - Boot Loop After Win Update

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Greetings,

I have a computer here that is stuck in a restart loop. It will get to the WindowsXP loading screen, then the monitor will flicker, then go dark. Then the computer will restart. It does this without fail.

I tried turning it off and unplugging it. Then I tried starting it in Safe Mode, Safe Mode with Networking, and Last Known Good Configuration, and they all do the same thing. They will get to a point and then, blink! restart.

I just got The Sims 2 (bought legally, not downloaded) and it asked if I wanted to install the version of Direct X available on the CD (9.0c, maybe?). When that was finished, that is when the computer restarted, and then I got caught in the loop.

Help! EA's support sucks completly; I won't be able to hear back from them until Monday or Tuesday!
 

A:Emergency! Computer caught in restart loop!

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Greetings,

I posted this in games, but it probably fits here better.

I have a computer here that is stuck in a restart loop. It will get to the WindowsXP loading screen, then the monitor will flicker, then go dark. Then the computer will restart. It does this without fail.

I tried turning it off and unplugging it. Then I tried starting it in Safe Mode, Safe Mode with Networking, and Last Known Good Configuration, and they all do the same thing. They will get to a point and then, blink! restart.

I just got The Sims 2 (bought legally, not downloaded) and it asked if I wanted to install the version of Direct X available on the CD (9.0c, maybe?). When that was finished, that is when the computer restarted, and then I got caught in the loop.

Help! EA's support sucks completly; I won't be able to hear back from them until Monday or Tuesday!
 

A:Emergency! Computer caught in restart loop!

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My Inspiron 15 is running Windows 8.1. Since an update it has been stuck in a boot loop. I have no cd to boot from nor can I can't any cobinational of keys to get to the advanced settings screen on start up
Can anyone help. Thanks!

A:Boot loop after update

Are you sure you weren't updated to Windows 10?

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I have a notebook running Windows 7 ultimate and recently installed a program called Deep Freeze, which removes any changes every time the machine is rebooted unless an admin bypass is used before restarting.
Unfortunately, I should have, but forgot to reconfigure windows update so that it would not be installing new updates on every restart. So now when I start the laptop it goes to the configuring update 1 of 91 etc. screen, goes through the updates, restarts, at which point deep freeze kicks in and removes the updates, so that they are started all over again. So upon reboot how can I prevent/stop that configuring updates operation so I can get into windows and fix the cause of the problem? Is something like the old windows 98 start in safe-mode option available with windows 7?
Tor

A:Boot up loop due to Windows update

How are Windows Updates handled on Deep Freeze protected computers? - Powered by Kayako Fusion Help Desk Software

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I cannot reach windows, system tries to load 18000 updates then loops and does it again. Command prompt accessible. Also on restore window it lists OS C: as selectable but fails to restore. I believe system is on D:. Can I change the name of D: to C:?
 

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Hi All,

Having an issue updating a laptop. this is a laptop loaded with a custom image which i deploy via SCCM. The image is currently on build 1511, so the update im doing is from 1511 to 1607.

The way im updating, is using the Windows 10 update tool:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...setting_client

Before i go on to explain, i should tell you, i can re-image and replicate this issue over and over, so its probably an issue somewhere down the line with the the image, but the update tool for some reason still mentions the laptop is ready for the upgrade. (oh and the image, that i know of to date, has no issue, and all prior windows updates are applied)

The Issue:
I download the aforementioned tool, it goes through its motions of advising whether my laptop is compatible, once it decides its fine it downloads the update (normal behavior). It then proceed to prompt me my laptop will restart in order to install the upgrade. No issue there, it press "Restart"and it goes through the motion of installing it.
It all goes well, rebooting a few times (again, normal behavior) HOWEVER, once it reaches 99% (every time) it reboots and then gets stuck in a loop.
UEFI --> Windows boot ( so this screen http://i.stack.imgur.com/hvUhO.png)--> Reboot --> UEFI --> Windows Manager --> Reboot etc etc etc......loop loop loop
It does this eternally (or at least, my patience was limited to 3 hours)
As i said before, i can then reimage my machine via a PXE boot, and... Read more

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the system is a panasonic cf-30 toughbook, with win xp sp2, the prob started after a office worker allowed the auto updates to install, the system went into a repetitive reboot. then they decided to boot into safe mode and choose a restore point from before update. that worked, but now the ms sql server 2005 wont start, the errors are "package microsoft sql management sudio failed to load,then the sql screen disappears. When i got there, i checked the services running and notice the donet 2.0 is failing and the sql reporting service wont start, even when manually started. further to this i tried to remove or repair the dontnet and got a setup error that it encountered a prob during setup then shuts down. I dont want to reinstall everything but it does not look good, any help would be greatly appreciated.

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I work from home. Recently IT asked me to bring in my laptop so they could update the Encryption Anywhere software. A week after leaving it with them I found out they were still working on it. They told me as soon as they put the update CD in the computer got stuck in a boot loop and that is how it is now. Today I went to pick it up since they have been unable to do anything to fix it. At that time they told me that they had the exact same thing happen to another laptop like mine (Dell Latitude D800). I can't find anything on the Dell website that deals with this problem.

The first thing that comes up after booting is the Encryption Anywhere logon screen (like always). I can sign in there and it shows Windows starting up but after about 10 seconds it completely re-boots and the Encryption Anywhere screen pops up again. It will do this endlessly. I've tried telling it to use Safe Mode and all other options at that page. I've booted from the original Windows XT CD but still get stuck in the same boot loop. I've run system diagnostics from a CD and everything checks out although a couple times it has told me that pci.sys and isapnp.sys are corrupt.

Is there anything else I can try? I really need to get some of the data off this laptop and would hate to have to do a complete wipe and start over.

A:Stuck In Boot Loop After Update To Encryption

So you've tried to do a full Windows repair ? Your data is kept intact and only the Windows portion is reinstalled.

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My Windows 7 was running 24/7 and I had 65+ days of uptime without any issues, then...
I installed Windows update KB4474419, rebooted, everything seemed fine, then

I installed 2020-01 KB4535102 (.NET rollup), reboot, ok, then

I installed Malicious software removal...
and this caused a boot loop :(
I managed to start Windows with Last known good config...
and now my raid array are resyncing... it will take a while, I hopefully won't run into any issues, but for now I'm done with windows updates...
In Windows event log:
1001 The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck.  The bugcheck was: 0x00000116 (0xfffffa801b6e4010, 0xfffff8800fed302c, 0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000002). A dump was saved in: C:\Windows\Minidump\021320-120900-01.dmp. Report Id: 021320-120900-01.
6008 The previous system shutdown at 21:26:00 on ?2020.?02.?13. was unexpected.
41 The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first. This error could be caused if the system stopped responding, crashed, or lost power unexpectedly.
1001 The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck.  The bugcheck was: 0x1000007e (0xffffffffc0000005, 0xfffff88001a1fd6e, 0xfffff880217a87c8, 0xfffff880217a8030). A dump was saved in: C:\Windows\Minidump\021320-122257-01.dmp. Report Id: 021320-122257-01.
41 The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first. This error could be caused if the system stopped responding, crashed, or lost power unexpectedly.
6008 The previous system shutd... Read more

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I have updated my T430 BIOS to the latest one (2.74) using https://support.lenovo.com/ca/fr/downloads/ds029253 After the update (everthing was fine), the laptop is stuck in a  reboot loop.After the lenovo splash screen, I have the message "Configuration changed - Restart the system" and then reboot.I can't interrupt the normal startup and go the BIOS settings or press any F8/10/12 key.I have tried to remove the battery / AC adapter then press the power button for 30s-1min and reboot with the battery / AC but nothing changed. Any ideas ? Regards

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HiI bought Win 8 for a Win 7 Dell laptop in Jan. 2013 and have happily used Win 8 for a year. I have a Win 8 backup disc and valid license key.

I decided to update Win 8 to the free Win 8.1 a few days ago and went ahead with the download and installation of Win 8.1. However, after a seemingly successful installation, set up and login, a simple reboot resulted in no longer being able to boot. I can boot to safe mode but cannot boot properly no matter what I do.
There is no specific error message when I reboot, the OS simply fails to reach the login stage and reboots again. It then opens the 'Failed startup' page asking if I wish to use advanced options or restart.

I tried turning off all non-Microsoft software like AVG, Comodo, Samsung Keys, etc., but it didn't solve the issue.

I also noticed that Safe Mode boot fails when I attempt to boot to 'Safe Mode with Networking' but is successful when booting to simple 'Safe Mode' or 'Safe Mode with Command Prompt'.

I have attempted to burn the Win 8.1 disc as described on this site but from a Win XP system which according to the download software is not possible and unfortunately I do not have access to another system.

Can anyone please help me repair and boot my system?
Thank you for any help.

A:Win 8 to Win 8.1 update - failed boot - restart loop

You said:






Hi, I bought Win 8 for a Win 7 Dell laptop in Jan. 2013 and have happily used Win 8 for a year. I have a Win 8 backup disc and valid license key.



Why not use the Win 8 disk & reinstall Win 8 ?

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Yesterday I shut my laptop down because it needed to install updates, and since it was late I figured I'd just turn it back on in the morning. Now it gets to the "Configuring Updates: Stage 3 of 3 - 0%" screen and just sits there spinning the HDD for a while and shuts down. I tried the safe modes and last known good config options. From what I understand, I need to boot the thing from a Vista install disc and repair the installation - but that's the catch, since I got this laptop by repairing it for a friend, I don't have any of the media that came with it, nor would it have come with a Vista install disc. I do still have the key for Vista attached to the bottom of the laptop case. How can I repair the Vista installation, preferably without losing my data or at least giving me time to offload some of my work?

Gateway MT6821
Vista SP2

A:Gateway laptop stuck in boot loop following update

I would suggest contacting Gateway, requesting Recovery Media CD from them - might cost a few $, but you'd be able to repair the laptop to factory specs.
While waiting for the CD from Gateway, you might be able to recover any data from the disc by connecting it to a HDD dock, and copying files onto another computer.

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Hello. My Windows XP Pro computer boots to the splash screen, then reboots automatically. I've pressed F8 at boot and chosen all the options (even start to command prompt and safe mode) and all do the same thing. This started after installing Microsoft Critical update KB824146. I tried reinstalling windows with the CD, but the CD doesn't want to do this, only giving me the option of wiping my current installation and starting over. I don't want to do that. I did install another copy of XP next to my main one in a different directory (c:\winxp instead of c:\windows). That one boots and works fine, but I don't have permission to access My Documents from the other install and of course I'd have to reinstall everything if I'd just keep this one. If I choose the old install at boot it still does the same thing. I CAN access the old windows install with the recovery console on the XP CD.

So my question is the obvious: does anyone have any ideas on how to fix this? While the Windows update I installed is the Blaster virus one, I don't have the Blaster virus (I just scanned from my new XP copy). I would like to try manually uninstalling the update, but to do so I'd need to access the registry and I know of no way to do this (anyone? Would there be a way to access the registry on one installation from the other?). I'm afraid this is a lost cause, but if anyone has any ideas so I can avoid wiping my whole computer and starting over I'... Read more

A:windows xp boot loop after installing update KB824146

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Greetings,
 
Windows 7 Home Premium automatically updated last night and now when the computer gets to the Loading Windows animation, it freezes after about 1 second, then I get a BSOD with a STOP: 0x000007b (0cFFFFF880009A9928, 0xffffffffc0000034, 0x00000000, 0x00000000) error - I have 2 Windows 7 partitions on a single hard drive - partition 2 has Windows 7 Home Premium as well, but does not have the update (haven't used that partition in months) - the (non-updated) 2nd partition boots up fine (rules out hardware issue).
 
So far I tried Windows' auto startup repair both from the partition and from a recovery disk with no luck.  Safe mode gives the same error. Any clues on how to undo the Update via Advanced Startup Repair (the automatic repair isn't working and there are no restore points found, so I'd likely have to do it manually via CMD)?  I've tried Chkdsk /f /r already and it showed 0 bad sectors but displayed  "failed to transfer logged messages to the event log with status 50"
 
Bottom Line:  Any clue how to fix the startup without reinstalling/formatting?  I'm guessing I'd need to remove the failed patch somehow (Dism.exe?) via Command in the Advanced Repair environment, but I don't know how to.
 
Computer Specs:
ASUS Bamboo edition laptop (U43F)
Windows 7 Home Premium SP1
Intel i5
RAM: 6gb DDR3
Graphics: Intel HD/Shared

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I have Lenovo U41-70. It was working perfectly fine until recently windoew did an update. Now I get a Boot Menu screen which leads back to itself even after clicking Enter. I saw few solution online where they are asking to Click Fn + F2 -> goto configuration tab and  change Boot priority to Legacy first and change Boot type to Legacy.My doubts are:-1). I do not have option to change Boot Priority2). Will changing boot Mode to Legacy cause any problems like data lost etc.Boot Menu screen Configuration screen 

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My 230u has been stuck in a loop since a recent Windows Update. The machine crashes while booting Win 8.1, reboots and crashes again during the recovery phase, then this cycle repeats. Reinstalling Windows doesn't work, as the same thing occurs during the install process, even with a 'clean' install. I've run the pre-boot Lenovo Diagnostics, and every result reads 'PASSED'. I've attempted to update the BIOS from both a bootable CD and bootable USB, and the result reads 'failed to read bios". The machine is currently a brick that passes all diagnostics. Is there any solution to this? EDIT: Current bios version is 1.70

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Hi All, I updated my z570 succesfully from windows 8.1 to windows10 back in 2015 and using succesfullly without any problems. when tried to update from 1703 got error which used to rolled back with automatic repair and recovery to previous version automatically after 2, 3 hard shutdowns. Recently when windows 10 is updating to latest security and  other updates (I defferred the feature updates like 1803 using some MS windows utility, So proceeded confidently with update).However during update the laptop entered into this endless restart loop. After hard shutdown with power key 2, 3 times its showing message that 'Attemptiing Automatic repair' then 'recovery to previous installed version' but quickly again restarting back in loop.  I tried following other methods:1. Tried entering to setup by pressing F2 - no luck2. Created bootable USB and started laptop and pressed F12 continuosly - no luck3. Removed battery and pressed power button for a while and restarted hoping to enter setup - didnt helped4. used One touch recovery key next to power button while system is off hoping after system on takes me to sestup page - didnt helped If I could atleast enter setup or boot will try to solve, I Sincerely request memebers here to help me solving this issue. Thanks

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I had auto update for Windows Vista turned on and at some point it updated this latest update, and when I shut my computer down and restarted it I got into the same loop. I have done some research and found out that this is happening all over the place and Microsoft put out a flawed update. I found a forum with the solution, but you need to get to a command prompt. I can't get there because my HP pavilion only lets me get to one after windows boots? Well vista can't boot because of this loop, ergo I can't get to a command prompt to fix the problem! Microsoft URL for the fix is http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949358 but none of the remedies listed on this page will work on mine. SO I am UP a CREEK for NOW. Any suggestions at this point would be greatly appreciated. I am currently using a system utility supplied on my computer to back the whole thing up, but through a USB port it is taking forever.

Thanks.
Don
 

A:Microsoft Update perpetual loop on step 3 of 3 Computer is hung in loop

Can you get into Safemode by tapping the F8 key immediately on startup and using arrow keys to select safemode and hit Enter key.

Did you get a Vista disc with the operating system on it?
 

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Today (Tuesday),possibly after 1 P.M,Microsoft is releasing a very critical ZERO-DAY update,supposedly meant for IE6 and IE7, but those using IE8 too, need to install the update!This is meant to prevent Drive-by Attacks.

MAPP--->MICROSOFT ACTIVE PROTECTION PROGRAM. Kindly read this excerpt,QUOTE " To improve security protections for customers, Microsoft provides vulnerability information to major security software providers in advance of each monthly security update release. Security software providers can then use this vulnerability information to provide updated protections to customers via their security software or devices, such as antivirus, network-based intrusion detection systems, or host-based intrusion prevention systems. To determine whether active protections are available from security software providers, please visit the active protections Web sites provided by program partners"UNQUOTE. Source : http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-mar.mspx . Thus, MS is slowly out of it's Clamshell and telling us how it goes about it's business of shoring up security! MAPP has partners who are listed in this link: http://www.microsoft.com/security/msrc/collaboration/mapppartners.aspx

I was heartened to see Kas.there!

PS: UNTIL A PATCH IS RELEASED AND INSTALLED, MICROSOFT HAS RECOMMENDED THAT USERS MODIFY ACCESS TO THE" IEPEERS.DLL ",DISABLE SCRIPTING AND ENABLE DEP (Data Execution Prevention)! A stiff upper lip( courtesy-P... Read more

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I went to the windows update site and the only high priority update it showed for my computer was KB957938 which is for Silverlight. If this update KB958644 is so important why wasn't it included in high priority?
 

A:Solved: Emergency Windows update

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Hi, all. New member here. I was updating my friend's laptop using the automatic driver update on the lenovo site and there was a bios update listed, it installed all drivers and then the BIOS. After the BIOS update the laptop has been in an infinite boot loop, and I've tried everything. First I thought it was the HDD, but I tested it and it's not I even placed another one in.I took out the CMOS battery for a few minutes, took out the laptop battery, tried the whole hard reset thing and the Pin Button on the Side (Novo Button) and it just boots up the laptop, shows the Lenovo Logo and literally crashes in the same second and reboots again, I can't access the bios or anything. I tried F12, F10  plus power button, Fn plus R plus Power Button, holding the power button, I don't know how to reset the BIOS. Another thing is that the laptop clicks whenever it crashes and boots up again (a clicking/tick sound just once per crash). Please help.

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Hi ALL ,Today only i got new laptop and i am facing same above :I was updating my laptop using the automatic driver update on the lenovo site and there was a bios update listed, it installed all drivers and then the BIOS. After the BIOS update the laptop has been in an infinite boot loop, and I've tried everything. First I thought it was the HDD, but I tested it and it's not I even placed another one in.I took out the CMOS battery for a few minutes, took out the laptop battery, tried the whole hard reset thing and the Pin Button on the Side (Novo Button) and it just boots up the laptop, shows the Lenovo Logo and literally crashes in the same second and reboots again, I can't access the bios or anything. I tried F12, F10 plus power button, Fn plus R plus Power Button, holding the power button, I don't know how to reset the BIOS. Another thing is that the laptop clicks whenever it crashes and boots up again (a clicking/tick sound just once per crash).Please help for that ,  if find any solution please try to reach me +91-8096001082  

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W8.1 had a utility whereby the user could create a bootable USB with just the files needed to start a computer.

The good thing about this utility was that it required only a small USB drive - 256MB - which meant that it was a low-cost solution. Under W8.1 I used this on a number of occasions to start a sick computer and it worked every time and was therefore something that I always recommended that every user should have locked away in the top draw of their desk.

W10 does not seem to have the same utility. When one tries to create a bootable USB under W10 the requirement is now for a flash drive of at least 16GB ..... .... 16GB to simply kick-start a computer seems beyond ridiculous.

Am I missing something or looking in the wrong place...?

T.
 

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I've been searching for a comprehensive tool like I used to have when I ran XP (seems so long ago now ). I want something like Emergency boot cd or Bart PE and would like to devote a usb memory stick to it. Has anyone come across this yet?

Thanks

A:Emergency Boot CD?

Hiren's Boot CD isn't good enough? I've heard of VistaPE, but I don't believe there's anything yet that's 7-specific.

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Here's the deal... I bought a brand new HP PC with everything just maxed out; specs:
Triple core AMD processor
4 gigs RAM
640 gig HDD
So anyway, it came with VISTA. And of course, I'm not a big fan of Vista, so I first used the shrink partition utility to create a 2nd partition on the HDD, then I booted up the PC with a Windows XP disc and had it install XP on the new partition. Then it followed the normal procedure of rebooting after the install was complete, and suddenly.... I have this white blinking cursor on a black screen. Won't go into XP OR Vista. I've restarted a million times... HELP!
 

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http://myonlinesecurity.co.uk/emergency-band-flash-player-update/
Go & update NOW!!!
 

A:Emergency out of band Flash player update

Thanks
 

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Basically I was told to use a driver update utility and it installed the latest drivers and everything. Yes I created a restore point. Now after restarting I cant use the mouse or the keyboard doesnt work. Please help fast. I should have known that microsoft provides driver updates. What can be done?

A:Emergency - Driver Update utility gone wrong

Any drivers you download should be from the manufacturer of the device.  Driver update utilities don't care where the drivers come from and can download drivers which actually will not work with your devices.
 
Use the System Restore to revert the operating system to the way it was prior to using this utility.
 
What driver were you trying to download?

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I have not found any post on this topic in MT, so I assume it has not been well known, though I should admit that it is quite trivial.

Please note that the method discussed here may not be practical for users who install EEK on USB.

An interesting utility provided by EEK is "a2cmd.exe". Suppose that EEK is installed on




D:\Program Files (x86)\EEK\Click to expand...

Then you can find "a2cmd.exe" in




D:\Program Files (x86)\EEK\bin\Click to expand...

A2cmd.exe allows us to perform the functions of EEK with command line and parameters.
For example, if you run

Code:
a2cmd.exe /u
Then the signature database of EEK will be updated. Please note that the command above should be carried out either under the path of :\Program Files (x86)\EEK\bin\ or using the full path of a2cmd.exe.
Here "/u" is the parameter of this command line. You can find more parameters and their usage by running:




Start Commandline Scanner.exeClick to expand...

which is also in the folder of EEK.

Now let's see how to schedule the update of EEK.
You can first create a batch script (for example, "a2Update.bat") at any place you want. (If you are using an anti-exe, of course you need to whitelist this script).

Then, edit this script with notepad.exe or any text editor you like. Insert the following command into it:

Code:
"D:\Program Files (x86)\EEK\bin\a2cmd.exe" /u
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A:Scheduled Update/Scan with EEK (Emsisoft Emergency Kit)

Thank you very much, this i did not know and will be very handy. Nice tutorial.
 

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You can read about and download/install the appropriate security patch from here:
http://news.softpedia.com/news/micr...ate-to-block-wannacry-ransomware-515689.shtml

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Quote:
As expected, Adobe today released an emergency update that patched a pair of critical vulnerabilities in its popular PDF viewing and editing software.
Adobe ranked both bugs as critical.
Last Thursday Adobe said it would issue a rush patch for Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat on Feb. 16; it made good on the promise today by addressing two flaws. One was identical to the cross-domain request vulnerability fixed last week in Flash Player, Adobe's ubiquitous media player, while the second was a vulnerability that attackers could exploit to install malware on a targeted machine.


Source -
Update: Adobe issues emergency PDF patches

A:Update: Adobe issues emergency PDF patches.

I just had a bout with a nasty trojan. (TrojanFormatC-E). I was running MSE. I wonder if through Adobe Reader was how it got on my disk. It had took up residence in a directory That was associated with PDF's.

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I checked my bios. I disable the num lock. Please let me know how to do itnext week is my final week.........waiting on line......

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Is there such a thing as an emergency boot disk for XP? I can boot to the cd-rom, but I want to boot to the hard disk. The reason I want to go back into windows, rather than format & reinsstall, is I'd like to recover some files that are on the machine. When I try to boot, there's an error message about a missing or corrupted file in the system32 area.

pjblevin
 

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Ok this is going to be fun ...

Compaq Mini 110
Windows XP Home SP3

Rewind to three weeks ago: Was working off a USB when Avast Free detected 3 attacks in a row (six letter .exe file). I was then prompted for a boot scan to which I hurriedly said yes. The netbook froze. i tried to reboot but only got to the compaq f9,f10 screen then a blinking cursor.

I considered a reinstall and since the mini had no optical drive, I had to consider buying a new OS and installing via USB. A whole day's research led me to an emergency boot loader. The mini is a year old and worked perfectly fine so I ruled out hardware problems.

Lucky guess. A few tweaks of the boot.ini file and voila! I get to the XP login screen. Avast detected a couple more threats and the boot scan prompt came up yet again. Being a fast learner (sic) I hit no.

I am considering deleting avast but I'm afraid that damn virus will still be hanging around.

Superantispyware is now running and has detected the trojans: gen-sshnas, gen-XKryp.

1. What and how do I fix the boot files?
2. Do those trojans affect my boot?

Y'all have always been helpful.

After 3 years being problem-free, my Dell e1705 has finally died. All files backed-up and getting a new Dell Studio 15Z with windows 7 and that sexy i5 processor.

Thanks so much in advance.
 

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I made a WinPE emergency disk (from EaseUS-ToDo Backup free ver. 7). I thought I'd test that it actually works before stowing it away. On restart, the CD drive spins, but the boot appears perfectly normal - gives me my normal desktop. I know my Bios is set to look at the optical drives first, and I tried it a second time using F12 and explicitly choosing the CD drive to boot from. Same result.

So my question is: how do I know that the disc actually works? Is there another way to test it?

Thx, Ron

A:Testing an emergency boot CD

You apparently did not boot from the CD. When the boot starts and the scree is black, watch for a little message on the top left that says:"Press any key". Then press the space bar. If you don't do that, the boot defaults to your inatalled OS.

I would also recommend to make the test with a little 2GB test partition that you populate with some random data. That is a lot faster than using your C partition and you do not run the risk to damage anything.

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I often run my computer remotly using a variety of software, such as logmein, and foldershare. Occassionaly this typically smoothworking system breaks down and I need to shutdown the computer to clean up the mess. For this I have a hardware controller that will interupt a telephone ring to toggle power to my computer on or off.

I now need to know if there is any way to force the computer to start, without pushing the power button on a powerup condition. So far I am stumped.

Thanks in advance

k
 

A:Emergency Cold Boot

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My 2K backup procedure is not allowing me to make an EBD. I am getting a message as follows:"The disk file was not found or inaccessible." The A drive is functional. What is the problem??
Thanks, Chuck
 

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What is the simplest way to create an emergency boot disk for Windows XP Home Edition?
 

A:Emergency boot disk

Hi..http://www.computerhope.com/boot.htm
 

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Hi everyone, I don't want to be creating a repeat discussion but I have checked out the links including bootdisk.com and the disks you create there are only for floppy disks. I just would like to know, does anyone know how you can create emergency boot disks for free in xp, vista and windows 7? Thanks. Andrew

A:Emergency Boot Disks

Windows XP Emergency Boot CD: AnswersThatWork's Free Bootdisk, Boot CD, ISO, XP Boot Disk, Win98 Boot Disk, Win98SE, XP Boot CD Image, Startup, Files, Downloads

Windows Vista Emergency Boot CD: Windows Vista Recovery Disc Download — The NeoSmart Files

Windows 7: No download required as a bootable System Repair Disc can be created from within Windows 7 (Control Panel >> Backup and Restore >> Create System Repair Disc)

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Guys,

If you get a message that this update did not install via Windows Update upon restarting your computer, Microsoft says that this message is a BUG and that the emergency build DID actually install. The build is 16299.192. The article says that Microsoft is working on a fix. I did run Windows Update and it fixed some errors. Don't know if that was specific to this update or not. See here:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4056892/windows-10-update-kb4056892

Jack
 

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Dear all
There is the problem with my boot option in Bios of my note book(Asus k55v)!
It can't find my HDD so my windows doesnot work.
How can i add this option in Bios?
Any help is appreciated.

A:Missing boot option(emergency!)

Are you trying to install?

Format a UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive - Create in Windows to make it bootable, or boot the Win7 disk as a UEFI device from the one-time BIOS boot menu key.

If you are only wanting to boot your Windows 7 then what is the error message when you try to boot it. This has nothing to do with the boot tab in BIOS. If you suspect your hard drive is not being detected this should be checked under Storage devices or hard drives in the General or Advanced tab or BIOS.

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I have Acronics True Image Home 2010 and Win 7 64 Pro.

I created a Acronics Emergency Boot Disk and tested it. The boot disk does not support my wireless keyboard and mouse.

Acronics is aware of the issue.

Meanwhile I'm using Windows System Backup until Acronics fixes this issue.

Bill

A:Acronics Emergency Boot Disk

Does the wireless keyboard and mouse work at boot up and detected by the BIOS? If it does, Acronis True Image should work too.

But, you should keep a wired keyboard and mouse around in case there are problems and it's needed.

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While you system is healthy and booting normally, create the diskette described below. If you ever need it, you'll be glad you took the small amount of time to make it. It can do much for you.

Format a diskette and copy the following three files from your C:\ to it:

NTLDR
boot.ini
NTDETECT.COM

Then review the two comparisons below and edit the boot.ini file you now have on the diskette accordingly.

******Original Boot.ini file******

[boot loader]
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
timeout=3
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows" /fastdetect
******End******
******Edited boot.ini file for Quick Boot diskette******

[boot loader]
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS
timeout=30
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows" /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINDOWS="Safe Mode Boot" /fastdetect /safeboot:minimal /sos /bootlog
******End******

Your boot.ini may read differently but you'll understand from that example.

The edits to the boot.ini amount to copying the existing line just below [Operating Systems] and pasting it immediately below itself. Then add /safeboot:minimal /sos /bootlog to the end of it. Then edit the quoted name to read "Safe mode Boot" Then set the timeout to 30. That's all.

Be sure to "Write Protect" the diskette to guard against boot sector virus contamina... Read more

A:XP Emergency Quick Boot Diskette

I'll save you the time of making it . Just download this

And for w2k this is your man.
 

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I have an acer laptop with vista home premium and a dvd rw drive. I am trying to make an emergency boot up disk on dvd. I keep on getting a red mark and it also states the drive cannot find 0x8007001B. The acer laptop did not come with a copy of windows or any cd's.
 

A:making emergency boot up disk

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I have a Dell Dimension with two CD/DVD drives. There's a BSOD problem so I need to boot from an emergency CD. I set the BIOS to boot only from "IDE CD-ROM Device", and, because I'm not sure which drive is the "hot" one, I put the Windows CD in one drive and my copy of the Ultimate Boot CD in the other.

However, when I boot the computer, I get the message "Strike F1 to retry boot, F2 to setup utility". Needless to say, neither choice helps.

Let me repeat: the BIOS is set to boot only from the CD/DVD drives; the hard drive and USB devices aren't even in the sequence, let alone first or second.

Why isn't it booting?

A:Can't boot to emergency boot disk

Perhaps the CDs are not bootable...that would be my first assumption. Until proven otherwise .

Have these been tested in another system?

Lots of people think they are making bootable CDs when using .iso files...only to find out later (because they had not tested the result) that they needed to use an iso-burning program to arrive at a bootable CD.

Louis

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Adobe Flash  21 has been updated to 21.0.0.213
In today's release, we've updated Flash Player with important bug fixes and security updates.  These updates address critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.  

 
Direct downloads (no bundled junk) for Windows 7 and earlier :
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Internet Explorer -  http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/licensing/win/install_flash_player_21_active_x.exe
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Plugin-based browsers (Firefox etc) - http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/licensing/win/install_flash_player_21_plugin.exe
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Uninstaller (if needed) : http://download.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/support/uninstall_flash_player.exe 
.Documentation:  https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-10.html
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https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/release-note/fp_21_air_21_release_notes.html
 

A:Updates 4/7/16 - Flash: Emergency update to patch RANSOMWARE vulnerabilty

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-adobe-systems-cyber-ransomware-idUSKCN0X502K
[This] emergency update [for] Flash software [patches] a security flaw that was being exploited to deliver ransomware to Windows PCs.
The software maker urged the more than 1 billion users of Flash... to update the product as quickly as possible after security researchers said the bug was being exploited in "drive-by" attacks that infect computers with ransomware when tainted websites are visited.
Ransomware encrypts data, locking up computers, then demands payments that often range from $200 to $600 to unlock each infected PC.

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