Re: Vista SP1 problem

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Performance' started by TaurArian, Oct 14, 2009.

  1. TaurArian

    TaurArian Guest

    John Harris wrote:
    :: I installed SP1 onto a laptop and after about three quarters of an
    :: hour into the process, the laptop switched itself off. I restarted
    :: and got a choice between Repair or Start Windows normally. I made
    :: the mistake of picking the second option. A huge series of files
    :: began to be opened, with the names of each flashing on the screen.
    :: Then it seemed to get stuck on a file in the registry. Or it may
    :: have been opening a long series of files with the same address
    :: becuase I couldn't see the end of the filenames.
    ::
    :: At this point I restarted and picked the F8 option. I chose the
    :: Repair option from a list of about 8 options (including Restore to
    :: anearlier point). This led once again to my original choice of
    :: Repair or restart normally. I now picked Repair. That was about
    :: three hours ago. The repair process still appears to be going ahead.
    ::
    :: Do I just have to be patient, or has the repair system stalled?
    ::
    :: Thanks for any suggestions.
    ::
    :: JH


    Try the WU Newsgroup - Forums Home -
    http://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/categories

    Note all WU forums are the same regardless of Windows version so make sure
    you state your version of windows etc.
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    TaurArian, Oct 14, 2009
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