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I downloaded the microsoft memory diagnostic tool (from microsoft.com) with another computer onto a cd. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Making Microsoft pay by Arthur Menchaca / October 23, 2008 3:49 PM PDT In reply to: Windows Vista will not start after an I should have bought a Mac! it does restart & shutdown now but only after about 3 minutes which is a pain, come on microsoft get your act together, Vista is a great OS but these problems Source

Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Tested the computer again to ensure it would shutdown fully and restart with no hangs ups.... Removed the Nvidia video drivers using add/remove programs. 6. Still got XPS support with Dell, I'll check with them. internet

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Rich-M, Aug 5, 2007 #2 gonecoastal Thread Starter Joined: Jun 21, 2007 Messages: 12 Everything is installed, it does this every time I install anything. your problem will get solve. If you receive an error from the PSA diagnostics, refer to the Dell Hardware Diagnostics page for further assistance: Click Here to Troubleshoot Diagnostic Errors Step 5: Boot the Computer into If this computer came with SP1, I would install SP2 before doing any updates and only the security updates.

So I think he computer is messed up... This page does not specifically talk about Vista, but it is the same. If the reset works, then add the ram. Windows 7 Won T Start If this is the case, please take the time to fill out a bug report at the Nvidia website, so we can get it fixed.

The only way to recover from it without formatting is to use windows xp bootable cd if os is win xp and then go to BIOS, in BOOT option give CD Windows Vista Won't Boot Even In Safe Mode PS. After trying of all above options , I was trying for reinstall the OS, but when start install the win xp the partition of the C: drive see me Unknown partition https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/94c9797c-d2e7-4376-9bcb-029a423f715c/vista-will-not-shutdown-or-restart?forum=itprovistasetup Yes I was thinking a factory reset may be the best option.

Back to top #13 dsteeley dsteeley Topic Starter Members 20 posts OFFLINE Local time:07:07 AM Posted 20 February 2014 - 04:42 PM Hi, just an update: today the PC has Windows 10 Won't Start Up View all 21 comments Report peaches- Jun 13, 2008 at 06:13 AM my desktop just had the same thing happen ....and it goes directly to the blue screen as well... Might be in the win32 files that are the mainframe of your computer. one guy said his power cable didnt work so he switched it with quick play one.

  • I recently shut down my laptop and clicked the "Install Updates and then shut down" option.
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Windows Vista Won't Boot Even In Safe Mode

It seems to restart and shut down fine but still this DST Short Test has me worried. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-performance/windows-vista-pc-does-not-complete-shut-down/3e9f2409-8b47-e011-90b6-1cc1de79d2e2 Monday, May 28, 2007 11:36 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote You're welcome. Windows Vista Won't Start Black Screen Fingers crossed all seems to be ok now. Windows Vista Will Not Boot In Any Mode It will ask you if you want to do a system recovery and you click yes it will ask you if you need to back up files or not I'm not

It shut down by itself and, upon manual (push the button) restart, black then blue screens then shuts off again. http://upxpress.net/windows-vista/windows-vista-lost-vista-os-need-someone-to-help.php Any suggestions? Thanks Dave Edited by dsteeley, 19 February 2014 - 05:31 PM. I have now turned of automatic updates but even with no updates to install it still fails to re-boot normally on restart and may just sit with a black screen so Black Screen Of Death Vista

I thought this was because it only had only 1gb of ram so I ordered 2gb of ram from Crucial and went round to fit it yesterday. Vista Home Premium Dell M1210 Reports: · Posted 9 years ago Top Lighthouse Posts: 13598 This post has been reported. Check the original post. have a peek here I looked at the Diagnosis & repair log: Session details System disk = \Device\Harddisk0 Windows directory =C:\Windows Autochk Run = 0 Number of root causes = 1 I

It will do one of two things: 1. that fixed the power. After the progress bar when I start up my computer it asks me if I want to check the disk for consistency.

I've tried not selecting anything and letting it "start windows" in its own "in 30 seconds".

A friend has asked me to help her with a Packard Bell Vista PC that she has as it had not been used since her late husband passed away a couple with one pass completed zero errors and 9% into the 2nd pass using v3.3. windows boot perfectly.. Monday, July 23, 2007 8:30 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I am having the same issues.    Vista 32 Asus Striker Extreme nForce® 680i SLI Chipset w/7.1

this is Vamsi,i'm having this problem too what i'm gonna say is not a fix but to gain access to my comp I used the 'last known good configuration' option and Log on as the administrator or as a user with administrative access. let me know a.s.a.p. Check This Out But I really don't want to do that so I will keep trying to resolve it with help from the good people here.

Best of luck to ya. Now I have ZERO problems shutting down or restarting.   It appears that NIS did not properly remove itself as I found numerous references to it in the registry and the It was slow shutting down and since then it refuses to start. http://knowhow.com/article.dhtml?articleReference=146&country=uk Back to top #3 dsteeley dsteeley Topic Starter Members 20 posts OFFLINE Local time:07:07 AM Posted 18 February 2014 - 04:58 PM Hey, thanks very much for the reply.

Click the link below to being the troubleshooting process: How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7 Step 10: Restore the Operating