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hmmmm, I thought maybe something was still being updated, so left it for a while, then an hour, then 2 hours, then overnight. Then, next time windows gets screwed, you should be able to take it back to that state in a few tens of minutes. I checked my video drivers using the automated search feature, and found out that my drivers were up to date. Hope it helps somebody out there!!ARCSolo Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Black Screen and No cursor! http://midsolutions.org/windows-vista/windows-vista-wont-boot-after-sp-1-update.html

I wondered whether the loss of power would have triggered any sort of reset in the system. After doing so when I restarted it I have a black screen with a cursor only on it. I just wasn't sure how it was going to work as far as getting my programs back that I've bought for it, like Microsoft Office. More > How to work out a solution for IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL error in Windows? https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-performance/vista-wont-boot-system-restorestartup-repair-cant/c8cb59f1-c3d0-4924-a92c-23c4dabd259f?page=3

I tried to load the Windows XP disk that also came with the computer and it went through the process, but then the blue screen came up that talked about a I have three laptops set up that way and I use mostly 64-bit, but choose to leave it with the OS that it came with from the factory. Thanks anyway.

  1. Having same problem on my desktop Back to top #3 Dborns Dborns Topic Starter Members 201 posts OFFLINE Local time:02:23 AM Posted 22 June 2009 - 12:26 PM I was
  2. So it's good to know I'm not alone!
  3. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - IT IS NOT A HARDWARE ISSUE!!!!!!
  4. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - black screen w/cursor by Random Pilot / May 7, 2010 10:12 AM PDT In reply to: Blsck Screen with cursor on Vista Home

All the moderator posts were removed. If in doubt post back here with all the options you get when you right-click the rectangle at this stage and I'll tell you which one to pick. Most likely, the later made laptops are configured better for Vista as I'm sure that Microsoft knows about this problem and has altered their configuration information to the manufacturers accordingly.It won't Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Follow up on post # 13, and addressing deletings of posts by TripodGal / February 15, 2009 12:44 PM PST In reply to: Furthermore you will also need to manually restore the MBR in order to allow your computer to automatically boot into the correct Vista installation. Hope this gives you enough to proceed for a while. http://newwikipost.org/topic/mNCwmVDznBKHRr97f6jazCstVwWvAWf2/Windows-Vista-wont-start-normally.html I am not convinced I presume that the connection of the LCD to the mother board is the culprit it went loose that is how they quickly fixed it.

If I choose “Repair” it eventually tells me that it can’t repair the system automatically. Then make a partition backup to the external HDD, and an emergency boot CD. A quick Google search has turned up a couple of decent looking sites you can sift through: http://enthusiast.hardocp.com/article/2007/04/16/top_12_vista_tweaks http://articles.techrepublic.com.com/5100-10878_11-6153509.html Also if you want a more advanced version of the Windows Task Its my first time using vista and I really hate it.

Vista won't boot past "windows error recovery" Started by Dborns , Jun 21 2009 12:06 PM Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next Please log in to reply 19 replies to http://www.techist.com/forums/f9/windows-vista-wont-load-kernel-missing-urgent-advice-needed-240360/ Can anyone advise? I've put the dell windows disk in and was finally able to boot from it but it then goes to a blue screen showing a problem has been detected and windows Hit F11 key until you see the restore feature.

easy as that! http://midsolutions.org/windows-vista/windows-vista-64-bit-error-8007045d-when-try-to-install-or-download-vista-service-pac.html Once you've booted into Safe Mode now try to format the D drive and see what happens. I will do some autopsy this evening and hope for the best. RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows Vista URGENT help needed - Laptop won't start in normal mode!! (1

Please try the request again. on your computer. #3. or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. his comment is here Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Blsck Screen with cursor on Vista Home Premium Desktop?

It's designed to give you a choice between which OS you want to boot into. More > How to Fix Black Screen on Startup (Windows 7, XP & Vista) Screen keeps going black at startup? And then they have to totally reset your PC and reconfigure your hard drive to make the improvements.I looked into having Vista removed and XP installed in my laptop.

I've called geek squad and their diagnostic test is expensive, so I'm hoping to hear back from this panel.

The new google option to show recent results only looks useful - I'm going to keep looking for a clue as to what is causing this problem, but take heed - the D drive) and select 'Format...'. Does this really mean reinstalling the operating system?-Please help! Loaded the bios screen, but pressing F2, F12 or letting it go further just made a black screen appear with a flashing cursor.I unplugged my printer & presto, it started up.

The most recent error, today (5/1/09) was "0x0000000a (0x0000000000000880, 0x000000000000000c, 0x0000000000000001, 0xfffff80001e7c989)."After the issue in March, I went for weeks without being able to do Vista updates. If you're stuck on how to use any of these let me know. by mango1969 / August 17, 2008 11:07 PM PDT In reply to: Worth a try - it worked for me I'm having this problem too!I did the Vista update last week, weblink The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down.

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