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No reboot after updates and then mystery healing

Q: No reboot after updates and then mystery healing

I have had this issue for many months, now. I loaded Vista x64 Home Premium to run in a dual-boot configuration with my XP Pro. I do critical work so I didn't trust going to Vista exclusively. I mainly wanted it to see if I could utilize all my RAM and speed up Photoshop processing.
I have had it working three or four times, (except for tablet functionality) then when I must re-boot because of SP1 and other security updates or in one case, I installed Office 2007, it does nothing on restart; black screens and just sits there, totally unresponsive. No blinking of the LED which shows drive activity. When re-booting, F8 isn't working (nothing happens). Regarding the previous instances, I gave up trying to get it to respond and went back to booting into XP, which always works fine. Then after a period (usually a month or more) I will try booting into Vista, on restart, and viola, it works again!
WTF is going on?

ASUS A8N32-SLI Deluxe motherboard
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+ Toledo: 2,400 Mhz on air (10% OC)
Thermalright XP-90C with 92MM Thermoflow temperature sensing fan
4 Gig of OCZ Titanium DDR400 (PC3200) dual channel, unbuffered RAM
MSI NX6600-TD256E video card & dual 24? wide screen LCDs setup
2X - WD 250Gb 7200RPM SATA main drive, w. 16Mb cache
(one for XP Pro and one for Vista x64 Home Premium)
2X - Fujitsu MAU3036NP (15K RPM hard drives running SCSI 0 [striped])
Lian 7077A - full tower case with optional 120mm fan in top,
90mm fan (stock AMD-CPU) angled facing MB chipset
Antec TP2 550 (watt) power supply
Windows XP Pro/Windows x64 Home Premium, setup for dual-boot


MS Digital Media Pro Keyboard
Wacom Intuos II Tablet
EIZO ColorEdge CE240W, 24?, wide-screen LCD display
and BENQ HDMI 24? wide-screen LCD display

PS: Although I can't say that I haven't missed something, I tried to do all the driver updates I could find when I started the install of Vista, way before xmas. I haven't added or updated any drivers since. Like I said, it will work fine, every once in a while and then when I make changes, requiring a re-boot Vista become unresponsives for a while.

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Preferred Solution: No reboot after updates and then mystery healing

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: No reboot after updates and then mystery healing

How did you set up the dual boot?

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My XP system has started rebooting frequently. It always occurs during either a mouse scroll or double click.

I've disabled automatic reboot, but I still can't get a blue screen for more info.
I've run the Microsoft Mem test (all 11 tests) twice - with no RAM errors.
I replaced my power supply - no help.

I can cause a reboot, though not always, by double clicking a shortcut that requires starting an application to load the file, such as double clicking on a .txt file or a shortcut to an Access database, etc.

The system was stable for months, but both XP and Trend Micro have the automatic update feature selected.

Best clue so far: I have NOT been able to trigger a reboot, nor has one occurred spontaneously, while running XP in "safe mode".

Any ideas?

Additional possibility - has anyone had an experience with a video card going bad and causing the symptoms above?
 

A:XP mystery reboot

It was, apparently, the graphics card after all.

It was rebooting every 5-10 minutes at the end, but totally stable in safe mode.

I replaced an old Diamond S3Virge with a new Radeon card, and it's been working for over an hour, and resisting every "trigger" to reboot from before.

Hope this will help someone else.
 

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My XP system has started rebooting frequently. It always occurs during either a mouse scroll or double click.

I've disabled automatic reboot, but I still can't get a blue screen for more info.
I've run the Microsoft Mem test (all 11 tests) twice - with no RAM errors.
I replaced my power supply - no help.

I can cause a reboot, though not always, by double clicking a shortcut that requires starting an application to load the file, such as double clicking on a .txt file or a shortcut to an Access database, etc.

The system was stable for months, but both XP and Trend Micro have the automatic update feature selected.

Best clue so far: I have NOT been able to trigger a reboot, nor has one occurred spontaneously, while running XP in "safe mode".

Any ideas?

Additional possibility - has anyone had an experience with a video card going bad and causing the symptoms above?
 

A:XP mystery reboot

mystery solved

I believe it was the graphics card after all.

I replaced the old Diamond S3Virge with a new Radeon 9250.

It's been working for an hour, resisting all the sure-fire reboot triggers from before. It was rebooting every 5-10 minutes at the end.

Maybe this will help someone in a similar situation.
 

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Have a windows xp machine that reboots every time I go into control panel and access user accounts. virus? motherboard? gremlins?

thanks
 

A:mystery reboot

what have you done as far as looking for spyware and virus's

if you want to rule that out you could dowload and run Hijack This and post the results back here
Click here to download HJTsetup.exe: http://www.thespykiller.co.uk/files/HJTSetup.exe
Save HJTsetup.exe to your desktop.

Double click on the HJTsetup.exe icon on your desktop.
By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Hijack This.
Continue to click Next in the setup dialogue boxes until you get to the Select Addition Tasks dialogue.
Put a check by Create a desktop icon then click Next again.
Continue to follow the rest of the prompts from there.
At the final dialogue box click Finish and it will launch Hijack This.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a log file button. It will scan and then ask you to save the log.
Click Save to save the log file and then the log will open in notepad.
Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.
Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
DO NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.
 

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My wife mentioned this problem to me, and though I have never seen it myself, I take her word as law.

I have a Dell Dimension 4300 with a 1.4GHz Pentium 4 256 MB of SDRAM and WindowsXP Home (upgraded from ME). I have all my updates installed like a good boy, and I'm using the latest versions of all my programs (from IE to WMP).

I never turn my computer off, as a rule, during the week. I just have the monitor power down and such. My wife tells me that when she sits down and tries to open Internet Explorer, the machine reboots. No shutdown procedure, no warning... just a black screen, then the Dell splash screen.

She tells me that this happens around half the time she first opens IE, and if she sits down and opens, say, MS Word, it doesn't happen.

I checked all the KISS solutions (for example, she's not kicking the power cord) and tried to duplicate the problem. Oddly, it only seems to happen to her. Perhaps my computer doesn't like the competition for my attention.

In any case, has anyone heard of a problem like this before?
 

A:Mystery Reboot When IE Is Opened

Check in the bios for a halt on errors option and make sure it's disabled. Also, both XP and win2000 have a automatic reboot on error setting that can be disabled. Also, run ad-aware and make sure it's not some sort of browser plugin-spyware malware that's causeing the problem.
 

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Hello

About two weeks ago, everytime I turned on computer, bottom right I saw a yello-shiled like icon with a think bubble attached telling me to check for updates, so I clicked it and then got pop up to install etc, which I went through. HOWEVER I keep getting the same icon and 'updates' every time I turn on computer, and even though now i have done same thing over several times it is just continuous!

If that aint bad anough. When I click start button to get to the buttons to turn OFF computer, on the turn off button is a symbol and info that when I turn off this will automatically update my computer. So for well over a week now I have had this, and when i turn off I see 'updates 1 of 1, 1of 1...etc and then it turns offf

This is FIRST time I have had this. I have of course in the past experience the turn off buttong telling me I will get updates when I turn off, but usually that is is for a few weeks etc. But now every turn on i am getting that little yellow shield taelling me i have updates and trun off the same.

What is going on please? Can you help?
 

A:Solved: Constant updates mystery

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Hello all,

I'm really not sure what to call this. I have a second computer, running XP Pro, and the last time I was going to turn it off, the little shield symbol for the security center appeared over the button for turning it off. It says to click it to shut down and install updates.

Well... this seems odd to me, because there was never the little shield down in the lower right, as there always is any other time when updates are downloaded. It might not worry me, except that a friend of mine had a virus which was disguised as updates in his start menu... and he ended up needing a complete low-level reformat! He runs Vista, which I know is quite different, but I am still concerned about this.

I always choose 'custom install', simply because I want to know what is being installed on my computer. There is no option in this case, just 'shut down and install', or 'shut down and don't install'. I'm afraid to turn off the computer now.

Any information on this would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks in advance!
 

A:Solved: Mystery updates? Virus?

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Listen, guys,
MY OS: WinXP
Antivirus: AVG
VIRUS NAME: Trojan Horse PSW.Generic2.QEO ... i didnt find single link on internet.
File size: 3,88kb

I noticed the file keeps popping up -- C:\Windows\system32\CsdDriver.sys , I was reading a post here http://forums.techguy.org/security/502809-solved-virus-keeps-popping-up.htm , but there is a bit different, it pop ups again and again, I updated my AVG, its fixing it, but it appears after a few seconds. The thing is that there are no C:\WINDOWS\system32\UpperHost.dll file... And this is quite odd, if there was, I could act as the man said in the previous Link..

Here is my Hijackthis log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 22:21:16, on 2006.11.14
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Sygate\SPF\smc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Notepad++\notepad++.exe
C:\Program Files\Borland\InterBase\bin\ibguard.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
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A:Please, help me healing this one virus :|

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I recently wrote a review of a just-being-released addition to the ThinkPad line, the 14? T490s.  My writeup was based on the one system I had in front of me and, as always with pre-released systems, documentation was sparse at best.  The computer had very early drivers and system software but was remarkably stable and reliable.  New system software started to appear, and I noticed a new BIOS image, that was described as the initial release, but was substantially newer than what was on my computer.  I always try to apply updates as early as possible on any machines I review, hoping to identify any unexpected issues before the general market.  During the BIOS update, a message I had never seen flashed by.  As a result of nothing more than blind luck, my camera happened to be within reach and the battery was charged.  I apologize for the quality of the photo, but there was no time for staging.
 
New message
 
Based on what I can ascertain, the process is intended to be completely invisible to the user, other than the message I noticed.  After a BIOS update, the BIOS restarts and, after initialization, the image is backed up before booting into Windows or another operating system.   On subsequent startups, if there is a problem starting, the backed-up BIOS image is restored automatically.  In some ways, this is similar to the way Microsoft handles drivers in Windows. 
 
As I would expect, Phoenix Techno... Read more

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Hi,

I have AVG internet security installed on my computer. It runs really well (despite it slowing my computer slightly )

However when I run a scan, reaching the end, it automatically begins "healing" any threats it may have come across. This is all well and good but when it gets right to the end of this process it seems to get stuck almost like it crashes. My cursor turns into the sand timer and "(NOT RESPONDING)" appears in the top of the window?!

It's not a massive problem but I thought I'd post the query in case there's either something I'm doing wrong or in case anyone else has encountered this problem before.
 

A:AVG Stuck Healing

Hi Mr C, Please stop creating new threads on same subject. You have 2 going already and a moderator will have to close 1 of them.
 

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 4:01:52 PM, on 1/6/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wdfmgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgcc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\fscagent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\update\1.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\update\7.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\8.exe
F:\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.yahoo.com/
O2 - BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467} - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [URLLSTCK.exe] C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Sec... Read more

A:AVG detects threat and keeps healing

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Hi, for the last few months I have been using AVG, and in that time I have encountered a few viruses, mainly called JavaByte/Verify, that will not heal, delete, or move to virus vault. Can someone tell me why?
Thanks a lot.

A:Help with AVG removing/healing viruses.

I have ran into this on a clients computer he wanted me to fix. The only way I removed it was to slave the his drive into my test bench computer and used F-Secure to remove it.
Another note. Turn off system restore when removing viruses or removing spyware/malware.

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Somehow my computer contracted a Win32.HEUR virus off of an accidental spam site visit, and now my computer is full of infections.

At first I tried using AVG, but the virus basically overpowered it and tried to uninstall it.. So I got Kaspersky's virus removal tool. It seems to have taken care of the heur for the most part, but now I have a rootkit.tdss that just won't go away.

The problem is, I can't kill any processes, it's locked my taskbar out, I can hardly open any programs, it just says "This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Please install a program or, if one is alread yinstalled, create an association in the Default Programs control panel." I can run programs if I select "run as administrator" but thats the only way they will work right now..

There are other symptoms as well, the whole pc is a complete mess right now, I've been working on it all day and night trying to get the infections cleared out. I just ran Hijackthis and I have a log I can post if necessary.

Is there anything else that I can do get this thing off of my computer??

-EDIT

I forgot to mention that when running malwarebytes or kasperskys virus removal, before I can complete the scan, the computer forces a shutdown.

A:Got a nasty virus on my laptop now, need some help healing it.

Hello and welcome let's do these. tell me how we are after.>>>> Download this file and doubleclick on it to run it. Allow the information to be merged with the registry.RKill....Download and Run RKillPlease download RKill by Grinler from one of the 4 links below and save it to your desktop.

Link 1
Link 2
Link 3
Link 4

Before we begin, you should disable your anti-malware softwares you have installed so they do not interfere RKill running as some anti-malware softwares detect RKill as malicious. Please refer to this page if you are not sure how.
Double-click on Rkill on your desktop to run it. (If you are using Windows Vista, please right-click on it and select Run As Administrator)
A black screen will appear and then disappear. Please do not worry, that is normal. This means that the tool has been successfully executed.
If nothing happens or if the tool does not run, please let me know in your next replyTDDS Killer Please read carefully and follow these steps. Download TDSSKiller and save it to your Desktop.Extract its contents to your desktop and make sure TDSSKiller.exe (the contents of the zipped file) is on the Desktop itself, not within a folder on the desktop.Go to Start > Run (Or you can hold down your Windows key and press R) and copy and paste the following into the text field. (make sure you include the quote marks) Then press OK. (If Vista, click on the Vista Orb and copy and paste the following into the Search field. (make... Read more

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I am using AVG Free version 7.5 and it is updated but it doesn't heal viruses anymore example RavmonE.exe that can be healed by other computers with AVG FREEMoved from the "XP" Forum. ~acklan~

A:My Avg Free Is Not Healing Viruses Anymore!

Do you have any other anti-virus software on your computer or something loike security suite?

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I'm currently disturbed by this popup every time i open my computer. Whatever user I log-in the same popup appears. The title of the popup is "C:\WINDOWS\system32\keyboard\services.exe" Below that, a message says that Windows cannot find 'C:\WINDOWS\system32\keyboard\services.exe'.This started when I transferred video clips from an mp4(ipod). Of coarse, I scanned it first using my updated AVG free edition and found no threat. After that i downloaded a free realplayer11 from cnet (here's the url: http://download.cnet.com/RealPlayer/3000-1...-10073040.html). It was saved to my desktop so as the video clips that I transferred. Then I tried to install realplayer but upon running the downloaded installer, it warned me that the computer will be restarted after the installation. So, I decided to cancel it first and remove first the mp4(ipod) and the flash drive of my cousin (which was already there when I used the computer). I failed in safely removing the mp4(ipod) but succeeded in removing the flash drive. I then, decided to forcefully remove the mp4(ipod) and started a computer scan. As expected, I found 1 trojan and successfully healed it. AVG asked for a restart and I clicked 'yes'. From that time, this annoying popup shows.The incident happened while I'm using the Administrator Account.I'm using Windows XP Professional SP2Please help me with this problem....

A:Popup After Healing Infected File

Hi and welcome..Its not unusual to receive such an error after using specialized fix tools.A "Cannot find...", "Could not run...", "Error loading... or "specific module could not be found" message is usually related to malware that was set to run at startup but has been deleted. Windows is trying to load this file but cannot locate it since the file was mostly likely removed during an anti-virus or anti-malware scan. However, an associated orphaned registry entry remains and is telling Windows to load the file when you boot up. Since the file no longer exists, Windows will display an error message. You need to remove this registry entry so Windows stops searching for the file when it loads. To resolve this, download Autoruns, search for the related entry and then delete it.Create a new folder on your hard drive called AutoRuns (C:\AutoRuns) and extract (unzip) the file there. (click here if you're not sure how to do this.)Open the folder and double-click on autoruns.exe to launch it.Please be patient as it scans and populates the entries.When done scanning, it will say Ready at the bottom.Scroll through the list and look for a startup entry related to the file(s) in the error message.Right-click on the entry and choose delete.Reboot your computer and see if the startup error returns.Next run MBAM:Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (v1.34) and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2If you have a previous version of MBAM, remove it via ... Read more

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I spent the night at my sister's the other day. She was agitated while using her laptop. Typical complaints, it is slow to respond, some programs won't open at all, and pop ups. I ran a few of the scans that I've used in the past and it's more responsive, there aren't any more popups flashing, but it still lags. I am hoping some wise soul on here can take it to the next level.

Thanks in advance!
 

A:Healing my sister's slow laptop

Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST.txt) (x64) Version: 20-04-2015
Ran by Cyndy (administrator) on SANDERS on 24-04-2015 11:28:21
Running from C:\Users\Cyndy\Downloads
Loaded Profiles: Cyndy (Available profiles: Cyndy)
Platform: Windows 8.1 (X64) OS Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: Chrome)
Boot Mode: Normal
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/

==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================

(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)

(AMD) C:\Windows\System32\atiesrxx.exe
(Realtek Semiconductor) C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RTKAUDIOSERVICE64.EXE
(Realtek Semiconductor) C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RAVBg64.exe
(Avast Software s.r.o.) C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastSvc.exe
(Andrea Electronics Corporation) C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\AERTSr64.exe
(Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.) C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Fuel\Fuel.Service.exe
(Apple Inc.) C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
(Apple Inc.) C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
(Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.) C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch\HPWMISVC.exe
(Microsoft Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\dasHost.exe
(Safer-Networking Ltd.) C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Sear... Read more

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Since 2010, China in production and sales of our products have been ranked first in the industry, has become a silver antimicrobial technology and products, including silver antibacterial agent 1-MCP preservation of professional manufacturers, the company has a complete and scientific quality management system, integrity, strength and quality of being recognized products, welcome friends from all walks of life come to visit and negotiate business.Skin Wound Healing Cream suppliers
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Quote:
We?ve covered how to use the old school CHKDSK command check on disk in Windows 7 yesterday but what we didn?t touch is actually even better. It?s a nice new feature that I didn?t realize its existed either until very recently.

Basically, once the feature is turned on, Window will detect a physical file system error and automatically fix it on the fly without you even noticing it happened. Because of this, you actually have a lot less chances having to run CHKDSK to check the disk manually because most likely the errors you suspected may have been fixed by this self-healing process already.

NTFS Self-healing is turned on by default in Windows 7 but if you are not sure you can use the following command to make sure. Note that the command has to be run as Administrator.

fsutil repair query c:



However, there is a possible downside that you may have already been thinking and wondering. Yes, the data may potentially be removed silently without user?s knowledge during the self-healing process. To address this issue, Microsoft added BugCheckOnCorrupt option that does something you may think it?s crazy.

It throws a BSOD (blue screen of death) and shuts everything down instead of attempting to fix the error, if the system discovers any NTFS corruptions.

Yes, not every BSOD is bad. Some of them happened in purpose, just like this as designed. It does sound crazy because why you would want the system crash, but from the data safety perspective, this att... Read more

A:NTFS Self-Healing is An Overlooked but Useful Feature in Windows 7

Thanks Nick, interesting read.

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Does anybody have any information on this virus in English, the only references are in Russian that I can find.

After AVG has scanned and healed the thing it comes up with warning box saying it has been found (Krepper.V) and to run AVG but it does not show up after scanning.

A:trojan horse virus and AVG healing THEN displaying warning

Sophos KrepperSee this link for info on Krepper from Sophos. There's also removal instructions but this means running Sav32Cli but this is command line based if you aren't happy using the command line I suggest using my tool RescueME see the sig.I would also suggest taking a hijack this log before and after cleaning and post both http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/22/virus-trojan-spyware-and-malware-removal-logs/ here for analysis to ensure that you are clean.

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Hi folks ?

My Win 7 x32 Dell PC has ?successfully? installed approx. 25 Windows updates this morning and then requested a restart. Upon reboot, the machine briefly flashes the Intel BIOS screen, then rapidly shows ?windows loading files? and then hangs on a ? Microsoft Corporation window with a green progress bar continuously flowing left to right with no end. And the primary trouble is: I can NOT force it get into safe mode. F8 doesn?t respond, and when I manage with various keys to get to Windows Boot Manager screen, it just offers Windows 7, but when I try ?to specify an advanced option for this choice, press F8? - no advanced Boot options appear, but normal boot with a hanging page repeats. I?ve created a System Repair Disk on a USB, but when I launch it - it doesn?t locate an OS to repair! I hope it?s my disk-creation error, rather than an indication that Windows completely came undone from update installation gone sideways.

Any suggestions on what to try next would be most appreciated!


NeWave

A:Reboot hangs after updates

Everything possible is here for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Start.

Specifically Step 5 deals with no installation showing up to repair.

Make sure your Repair CD is properly prepared and works in another PC.

You might want to locate the Win7 installation disk for your version as an alternative and in case you need to reinstall. This is discussed in Step 1 of Clean Reinstall Windows 7

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Almost every day for the last week or two, I find the system requiring restarting to finish installing an update. I used to use Linux and it was very rare for an update to require restarting. Windows 10 has frozen my games on many occasions now because of this.

A:Why are there so many Win 10 updates requiring reboot?

You can schedule a restart for updates.

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AVG keeps on detecting "virus found exploit" with the file extensions of .htm/.html. while in the healing process, it would result in error along in the process...
i dunno what to do but here is the HiJackThis log

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 947 PM, on 12/28/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\sched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\TopSpeed\2.0\aoltsmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony\MD Simple Burner\NetMDSB.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Shared\hpqwmiex.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
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I am lost as to what to do at this point. The system will not run sfc scan now. It will just say it cannot complete this operation. I have done chkdsk C: /f /r /x and it shows all kinds of corruptions and then says Failed to lo transfer logged messages to event log. "Status 50"

Microsoft Remote assistance assisted me in reinstalling windows 10 without data loss. That did no fix the issue. It seems that when ever Windows 10 updates, I will get blue screen of death on the next boot after. It will say it cannot find an operating system.

I also get this error after windows update and failed reboot. System failed to extract the file H:\windows\syswow64\migration\bthmigplugin.dll

I have been at this for weeks! I really cannot afford a clean install of Windows. Does it look helpless guys? Any suggestions would be appreciated.

If anyone is up to solving this with me and earning "Mystery of the Ages" Master computer guru award! Please help!

I had posted in another thread about the BCD, as I thought that maybe my registry was pointing in the wrong place, but members told me that doesn't seem to be the issue. Attached a screen shot of my Disk Management. Just in case there is something you can spot that looks wrong.

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Hi everyone,
I am deploying updates to PCs with SCCM 2012 SP1 and I noticed that after reboot and "preparing to configure windows" message, I get a message "Cleaning up....Please wait". Is there a way to disable this cleanup? I would like to schedule
cleanups manually after hours. Sometimes people come into the office and their machine is not rebooted and when they do bounce it, it gets stuck at cleanup for up to 15 minutes. 
Thanks
Jakub

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Windows 10 seems to like rebooting without my permission - such as when I have a fullscreen game open, and I also miss the notification to postpone. How do I disable this? I don't have windows pro and thus cant use gpedit. The registry keys various pages suggested editing don't seem to exist.

I don't want to turn off windows update, I just want my laptop to never ever restart on its own, its a ridiculous "feature".

Any help much appreciated

A:Disable automatic reboot for updates

In the run dialog box (winkey + R) type "gpedit.msc" (without quotations), hit enter
Navigate to Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Windows Components/Windows Update
Double click on "No auto-restart with logged on users for scheduled automatic updates installations"
Enable it and click apply

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I have seen many posts asking for help after automatic updates; freezing, etc.
This article (that I took from Karlsnooks of Seven Forums) will prevent that problem. The problem is caused by the conflict with many reboots from the many updates that come every month.

Windows Update - Enable or Disable Automatic Restart - Windows 7 Forums

This will work equally well with Vista.

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Help! Tried to do a search regarding this, but my older Mac is having problems with this Web site.

I have an old Dell Dimension 4400 using the Home version of XP. I believe I have the latest service pack for Windows. Was asked if I wanted to install Windows updates. I agreed to this. Windows tried to reboot, but only came up with the black screen, saying that it was unable to reboot. I have tried using "Last Known Configuration That Works," which didn't work. I can hear the drive repetitively whirring as if it's trying to do something. Thanks for any suggestions.
--Normandy

P.S. I did within the last couple of days install two free software programs. One is commonly used to read unreadable files (begins with "infr"). The other converts tif files to pdf.

A:Windows installed updates, now won't reboot

Well, problem solved and so far, so good. I used the Dell Installation CD. I put in the CD then, when I got the message "press any key to boot from CD," I did so. I did find that pressing "R" to repair XP's installation did not do anything other than call up a prompt. On the Dell Web site, I found a post that said to enter "CHKDSK /r." It took about 45 minutes, then I was able to boot normally, thank goodness

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Hi

I have Windows update set to automatic. After every reboot there is a cross in Action Centre on the toolbar. I have to go in and switch back to automatic every time. Updates work normally and the PC is up to date.
I think this started when I installed Bitdefender Total Security 2015 but cant be certain. I know it's not a huge deal to switch it on but I'm worried something is not right.

Thanks

John

A:Auto updates switches off after every reboot.

  
Quote: Originally Posted by jonmal


Hi

I have Windows update set to automatic. After every reboot there is a cross in Action Centre on the toolbar. I have to go in and switch back to automatic every time. Updates work normally and the PC is up to date.
I think this started when I installed Bitdefender Total Security 2015 but cant be certain. I know it's not a huge deal to switch it on but I'm worried something is not right.

Thanks

John


Try to un-install Bit-defender, and install Avast.

Lets see if the problem continues then.

Do you preform regular Scans on your PC?

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Hello there !!!

I'm using Windows 10 Home and i have the problem that Windows doesn't shutdown itself after it has rebooted due to automatic installation of updates (pc wakes up in the night and reboots but doesn't shutdown). I usually use the deep hibernation to power off my pc (i have that strange feeling it could cause my problems with the auto updates in Windows, but i can't renounce to use it). Any idea how to fix that?

Greetings

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Hi I wonder if you could help me to find out if I've been infected?I run Win XP SP2 with Kaspersky IS 7.The symptoms I see are that after I reboot, Spybot is reporting a lot of suspicious changes to the registry.The first is to change my home page to :www.microsoft.com/isapi/redir.dll?prd=iepver=6ar=msnhomeThere are quite a few others that look more worrying.I deny them, but decided to reboot in safe mode until I find out what?s going on.I haven't seen anything else strange so far.I haven't been able to find out what's infecting me so can't give it a name.This is happening after I was surfing when Kaspersky detected a Trojan download which I denied.Following that, I upgraded Spybot then rebooted. I didn?t immunize til after the reboot.Since running in safe mode, I've run Adaware, Spybot, Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware & McAfree Stinger, and they all reported nothing.Housecall found & fixed :MAL_HFIRM-2 andADWARE_BESTOFFERSThis is the HJT log: ----------------------------------------------------------------------Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 16:30, on 09/11/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: Safe mode with network supportRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS&#... Read more

A:suspicious registry updates after reboot

Hello sbrot Welcome to the BC HijackThis Log and Analysis forum. I will be assisting you as we try to clean up any infections you may have.Please refrain from running tools other than those we suggest to you while we are cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so we know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.In the upper right hand corner of the topic you will see a button called Options. If you click on this in the drop-down menu you can choose Track this topic. By doing this and then choosing Immediate E-Mail notification and then clicking on Proceed you will be advised when we respond the your topic and facilitate the cleaning of your machine.After 5 days if a topic is not replied to we assume it has been abandoned and it is closed.Please perform the following:Please do an online scan with Kaspersky WebScannerClick on Kaspersky Online ScannerYou will be prompted to install an ActiveX component from Kaspersky, Click Yes.The program will launch and then begin downloading the latest definition files:Once the files have been downloaded click on NEXT
Now click on Scan SettingsIn the scan settings make that the following are selected:Scan using the following Anti-Virus database:Extended (if available otherwise Standard)
Scan Options:Scan Archives
Scan Mail BasesClick OKNow under select a target to scan:Select My ComputerThis will program will start and scan your system.The scan will ... Read more

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Whenever I install updates to Vista Home Premium with Sp 1, I get a hang up during reboot. Only holding down the start button, killing the system, then restarting will work. On the first restart, I get the DOS screen "Start normally" or "Attempt to fix". If I try and Fix, it may show the "Installing 3 of 3 updates" notice and then start but just as often it hangs there forever. I can get a notice sometimes that a patch is preventing the system from booting. Any ideas on where to start? I've turned off automatic updates so at least it only does it when I am at the computer and allow the updates manually.

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I'm fairly tech savvy but this problem is bugging me.

Anytime windows updates, it's supposed to turn off, then turn back on to finish.

Well anytime it turns off, it won't turn back on. The last time it did this, it corrupted the BCD.

The computer shuts down ok via the menu, and will start back up when I power it on, but if I hit restart, it just shuts off, and won't come back on unless the power button is pressed.

Someone said bad mobo, but I wanted to be sure.

A:Computer will not reboot after windows updates.

Originally Posted by Fixit


The computer shuts down ok via the menu, and will start back up when I power it on, but if I hit restart, it just shuts off, and won't come back on unless the power button is pressed.




meh

It seems ok.

Likely a bios setting that you can change. I've seen it before and even knowing a bios change could fix it, I am not bothered to see about it. If you are, check on power settings there.

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Over the past couple of weeks my PC would go through a reboot loop after a Windows Update. I thought it was a virus of some kind so ran various utilities to get rid of and make sure the system was clean. Yesterday I decided to let Windows update again. As it shut down 23 updates were applied and I restarted the system with no issues. Then I noticed there were more updates so I shut it down and allowed another 53 updates. This time whenI restarted the PC I'd see the Gateway logo then I'd get the screen that says the system wasn't shutdown properly do I want to start in safe mode, etc etc. No matter what I do it just keeps rebooting with the same screen. I tried Win7 repair disk with no luck. What I did find was startup repair found the following root cause; "The partition table does not have a valid System Partition". I tried running Macrium Reflect rescue disk to repair the MBR with no luck.

Does anyone know why the updates are causing this to happen and how to fix it?

Thanks

A:Reboot Loop after Win7 Updates

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
I have read some asus mother boards I assume that have a 100mb efi system reserved partition instead of a 100mb ntfs partition are seeing secure boot errors

I only have C drive or partition on a x99 sabertooth and no problems.
But most needed to disable secure boot to rectify the issue.
Or switch the os type to Other os instead of windows uefi compatibility mode.

Also disable fast start I believe might help

Ultimately there was a Recommended up "which these should be avoided" for bitlocker that might of caused the issue.

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I had reinstalled the windows XP system back on a computer at the library I work at and had updated everything including downloading Steady State to set our public profiles when the next time I went to boot it back up all I get is a blinking dash at the top of the screen after the splash window, and nothing more. What could I have done that changed this system? Is there anything in steady state that would cause something to go wrong with bootup. That's the last thing I did, but I have used it before on several other machines with no problem. Now, I did reinstall everything because there was a virus that had effected a lot on the whole system not allowing me to open the public profiles among other things. Could it be that this was not erased with the reinstall.

A:Reinstalled XP, & no reboot after updates installed

It is possible, since some malware reside in memory. Can you get into safe mode?

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This is what my screen looks like after installing all updates and a reboot. Anyone know how to fix?

A:Unable to log in after Windows Updates/Reboot

Boot from WDP DVD and do an automatic repair, if it doesnt work try a system refresh.

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How can I prevent a PC from automatically rebooting after the Windows Updates have completed?

I know when I am using the computer, I can click the "Restart Later" box that comes up at the most inopportune times, but when I have the PC "locked", it still reboots in the middle of the night.

I have a server that does NOT do this, but a couple XP boxes that do. Is there a reghack that can be done to make the updates on the XP boxes act the same as a server?
 

A:Disable automatic reboot after Windows Updates?

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I've been working on this for a week now and have given up. I now seek your assistance. The device is a HP Pavilion g7 Win7 Home Premium x64. I have many issues with windows updates. I have it now down to 10 important and 2 optional. They install successfully and then advise to restart the computer. Configuring windows... computer reboots... configuring windows and right at 97% it shows "Failure configuring Windows updates Reverting Changes"

I've used the Windows Update Readiness Tool from Oct 2014. Attempted installing one by one.

Error Codes:
8007054F for KB3000061 and KB3003743
800F0826 for all others

The CBS log keeps giving me errors when trying to attach it. Let me know whatever other info is needed.

Thanks for your assistance!

A:Windows Updates fail after reboot. Reverting changes.

Im trying to upload the CBS log but its 9.26MBs compressed and the limit is 8MB. Please advise.

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Less than two months ago did a clean re-install of Windows 8 Pro 64 bit, updated to 8.1, and installed all the following updates. At first everything was fine, but for the past couple of weeks or so I keep getting a message in action center that I should turn automatic updates on, even if I turn it on, next reboot it's back to being off again. I decided to run 'sfc /scannow' and it found errors that it could not repair. I then ran 'dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth' and while that fixed the errors that sfc could not, my problem persists. I'm not sure what to do next. If any PC specs are needed to help diagnose my issue, I have updated my profile so it reflects my current PC configuration.

A:Automatic Windows Updates Disabled After Every Reboot

What is your installed security program and have you run any other scans?
 
Dick
 
 

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Hello, everyone. First post here and thank you in advance to anyone offering assistance. I'll start with some background information.

I've just recently obtained a computer that was still running Windows XP Pro without any Service Packs installed. I originally had trouble installing the updates because I was receiving an error that said something along the lines of BITS 2.0 and WinHTTP 5.1 couldn't be installed. After quite a bit of searching online I fixed the problem by changing the permissions settings in the registry.

After that was fixed I was rather relieved because I figured I would finally be able to update the computer to SP2. After installing several Windows Updates I restarted the computer only to receive a blue screen of death. The exact error was:

*** STOP: 0x0000008E (0xC0000005, 0xF7C30C86, 0xA22D9CB0,0x00000000)

I then started searching what could be causing the STOP error. I looked online again and found malware was the cause of the error it seemed. So I followed the advice in the other thread and downloaded Look2Me-Destroyer, F-Secure BlackLight, KillBox, ATF Cleaner and AVG Anti-Spyware. I ran them all, and deleted two high risk trojans with AVG. Next, I scanned with BlackLight and was given the following message from the log:

02/28/08 01:57:15 [Info]: Hidden process: C:\WINDOWS\system32\koos.exe
02/28/08 01:57:52 [Info]: Hidden file: C:\WINDOWS\system32\koos.exe
02/28/08 01:57:52 [Info]: Hidden file: c:\WINDOWS\system32\kprof
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Hello. Need help to solve problems with updates. PC does not install updates which requires reboot. Other updates installs correct.

CheckSUR log

Code:
Checking System Update Readiness.
Binary Version 6.1.7601.22471
2015-02-24 09:18

Checking Windows Servicing Packages

Checking Package Manifests and Catalogs

Checking Package Watchlist

Checking Component Watchlist

Checking Packages

Checking Component Store


Summary:
Seconds executed: 434
No errors detected
SFC

Code:
C:\temp>sfc /scannow

Начато сканирование системы. Этот процесс может занять некоторое время.

Начало стадии проверки при сканировании системы.
Проверка 100% завершена.

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A:Windows 7 roll back updates after reboot

Sound like the windows update catalog files may need to be reinstalled possibly. I would try and go in and delete the windows update folder, reboot; then try running windows update again and let it detect which updates are installed and which ones have yet to be installed and let it run through its process.

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A friend (yeah, right) has a new laptop & tech support said that rebooting/power cycle (turn machine "off", wait & power on) after updating "activates" the updates; while restarting only installs updates. Is there any truth to this or is it nonsense?

Thanks

gaf
 

A:Solved: reboot vs restart to 'activate' updates

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My hard drive recently died so i've replaced it. Vista was reloaded with the recovery CD provided by my manufacturer. So i got Vista installed and began the process of re-installing everything. It had to install 81 Updates.

Today however, 2 days after the inital updates. It decided to get stuck in the loop. It just stuck there on 'configuring updates' while rebooting every so often. I restarted, i booted from the recovery CD and everything,THEN I walk off to use another computer to google the issue, and come back to see a Login Screen. >_>. I log in and think 'RIGHT, Backup NOW!' So i click my little start button and see to the bottom left a red button with a '!' 'Installs updates then shuts down your computer' I daren't shut down. Ever :S

Dear god - What do i do ? I know that if i press that button, i doubt i'll ever get a login screen again. I could system restore, but thats practically un-installing 81 updates, isn't it? I dont want to spend another 15 hours re-installing everything...

so what do i do ?
Please
 

A:The Reboot-Configuring Updates Loop of Hell.

If your recovery DVD is SP1, then you can install SP2 after reinstallation, this will save many of the 81 updates from being installed.

It must be SP1 before you can install SP2

I would reinstall again.

SP2 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...d5-f907-4406-9012-a5c3199ea2b3&displaylang=en

SP1 if you need it http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...6D-5EBB-413B-89C9-CB3D06D12674&displaylang=en
 

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I dont know what else to do, I have posted about this now several times on the Microsoft and the Dell forum, but no one cares about it. I have a Dell Venue 8 Pro since mid January, two of my friends too, and they ran into this problem also a few times (not everytime though they did a windows update). The moment I installed the first Windows updates all problems began, the device with a high chance of about 60% reboots/crashs when waking it up from standby. The only workaround for this was to reset the device, install all Windows updates, and than it was working, until the next big patch day a few weeks later. After installing the patch days updates, the same problem instantly started to happen => reboot from standby. Only solution, again was to reset Windows, install all updates (now the new ones included of course), and it was working. Until the next patch day, causing the same thing to happen. I reset it again..., installed all updates, worked fine. Until today, because there was a patch day on 11.02.2014, and what do you think happened? Right.

The event log doesnt show anything of helping, just a critical event that the device wasnt shut down properly. This is reasonable of course, because it crashes out of standby and has no chance of logging what caused it.

I have not installed anything, no drivers, no software or whatever. It is always the Microsoft updates causing this. And a full reset + install fixes it, until the next patch day.

A:Windows updates causes reboot from standby on tablet

Which ... mod moved the thread??? It's a BSOD problem dammit??

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Hi
Have got 2 computers both using xp. Both crashed while downloading microsofts tuesday update.
Both are now stuck in a loop of reboots without ever getting into windows.
Safe mode does nothing as does last known working.........
If anyone finds a work round please post
Thanks.
 

A:Windows stuck in reboot loop after updates

Hello,

Since your problem was a completely different issue than was being discussed, I've split it off into it's own thread. In the future, please do not piggy back onto another thread with an issue different than what is being discussed.
 

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So I downloaded some Windows (XP SP2) updates as usual on my Dell Dimension C521 Desktop, and after being nagged every 10 minutes to restart the computer, I finally gave in. Except instead of a reboot, I got this error message:

Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt:

\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEM

You can attempt to repair this file by starting Windows Setup using the original Setup CD-ROM.

Select 'r' at the first screen to start repair.Click to expand...

I tried the Recovery Console as suggested, but it wouldn't let me past the Admin Password prompt. (And besides, Microsoft says not to do that on an OEM-installed operating system. )

Soon, the error message disappeared and turned into a reboot loop, going endlessly back and forth between the Dell screen and the Windows screen. I tried a Repair Installation and it looked like it was working but it just added a new screen to the loop that says: "Setup is being restarted............"

After searching for solutions online, I tried selecting "Disable automatic restart on system failure" and "Last known good configuration", and also booting up in Safe Mode, but nothing worked. Finally, a few sites suggested doing a parallel installation of Windows to retrieve data, which I did. But I still have the initial problem.

Some sites suggested undoing the updates that caused the problem, and I found two: "Hotfix - KB839210" and "KB912812... Read more

A:Windows updates caused reboot loop

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Since I've had the common problem of Windows 8 Updates hanging at around the 12% figure on my new Laptop, I have resorted to Manual Updating which has been successful. Once the Update is downloaded, then you're invited to restart to install the Update, but if you don't do this then the Update fails to 'automatically' install following a shutdown and reboot of the system. Once you have rebooted, then you have to restart again in order to install the Update surely causing more wear and tear on the system!!

Is there a way of configuring the system to install the Manual Update on a shutdown/reboot so that you don't have to restart again?

A:Can I get Manual Windows 8 Updates to install on Reboot?

Is there a way of configuring the system to install the Manual Update on a shutdown/reboot so that you don't have to restart again?
not sure ,but i am sure that a few reboots will cause little or no wear and tear on you system

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