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I have a Toshiba A300-1MC. There is definitely an issue with the SP2 service pack on various PCs. Reply With Quote 7th June 2009,07:32 #2 HappyAndyK Site Administrator Join Date Jun 2008 Posts 7,185 Pls see if Windows Update Page Is Blank helps. Activity Stream New Events Mark Forums Read TWC Forum Home Forum Home FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links View Site Leaders TWC Freeware TWCN Tech News TWC Blog click site

Apply BIOS updates and all HP driver patches and updates. So I copied all my files and then had to do Toshiba HDD Recovery again! HP Customer Support Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30U7 hp-contact-secondary-navigation-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... After hours and hours, it still had not repaired itself.

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You can purchase only the version of Vista that was licensed for the computer when it was purchased. HP recommends that you either create or order a set of Recovery discs to restore the computer to its original operating condition in the event that the computer fails during or In the event of a failure during or after the installation of the service pack, you will need these recovery discs to restore the computer to its original operating condition. Having a copy of your files will prevent the loss of critical data in the event of an installation failure.

The silly thing is, once I did a fresh install on Vista, the computers updated to SP2 just fine. note: Do not install any additional software until after the computer is updated to SP2, and all HP and Microsoft updates have been applied. Once it is finished, in the Control Panel, locate Windows Update and tell it to "hide" the SP2 update. Kb948465 However, while it seems to be a better/newer Vista than I first had (which I hated), it still wanted to do lots of updates.

Microsoft, you suck!!! Windows Vista Service Pack 1 When today it told me it wanted me to download SP-2, I googled about it. Apply the latest BIOS. Lots of very smart people out there.

Run the HP Health Check utility to update the BIOS and apply all the HP updates. Windows Update Not Working After Vista Sp2 The Windows Club | TWC News Reply With Quote 7th June 2009,09:06 #3 seti Member Join Date Nov 2008 Posts 1,924 After doing what Andy say, my suggestion is that there Thanks Katy PS Everything almost worked except for my Sprint Wireless device- it couldn't detect it after the upgrade to SPack 2. This support for Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2) is valid until November 26, 2009.

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Andy Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top aweysham Posts: 5 This post has been reported. why not find out more Solved for now. Vista Sp2 Download Reply Ramblinrick says: June 10, 2009 at 11:42 am Tux, Thanks for the great supportive comment… I actually posted this article as result of experiencing problems installing Vista SP2 on a Windows Vista Service Pack 3 Use the Disk Cleanup utility to help find and remove temporary files.

Reinstall all the desired software and applications. get redirected here Type the following command, and then press ENTER:sfc /scannowThe sfc /scannow command scans all protected system files and replaces incorrect versions with correct Microsoft versions. also have to mention that since the day i tried to install the sp2, the notebook works like hell. Suggestions? Windows Vista Post Sp2 Update Pack

The following scenarios describe the potential actions needed to restore the computer to operating condition. This page requires Javascript. note: Before attempting to install SP2, you must install SP1 and Servicing Stack Update 955430 as well as all the critical updates from Microsoft. http://relite.org/windows-vista/installing-win-xp-with-vista.php Because the service pack will change internal Windows settings, the antivirus software may try to protect the computer by blocking parts of the installation.

Now some may say SP2 is more important than NIS. Vista Sp3 The computer is now operating with the latest version of the Microsoft operating system. To the extent, I may change back soon. (I shall wait and see what happens with the next round of updates first tho) Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top

Run the HP Health Check utility to update the BIOS and apply all the HP updates.

Reinstall all the desired software and applications. When it got to the end of Stage 3 of 3, I logged in and it said that multiple drivers had stopped working! The computer is now operating with the latest version of the Microsoft operating system. Windows Vista Checking For Updates Never Ends What is happening to my computer?

Every time I remove something from my usb port (safely or just removing) I get a blue screen of death. Locate the Microsoft Windows Vista Upgrade disc that was used to upgrade the computer to Vista. This should bring you to a boot screen. 4. http://relite.org/windows-vista/installing-sp1-with-vista-ultimate-64-bit.php Press enter.

She doesn't know Linux, and we're not going to pop $1000+ on an Apple. Reply Ramblinrick says: May 25, 2011 at 3:30 pm PlaywithWindows, Ironically, just a couple of days back, I did a rebuild on a Vista PC that would not take SP2. If problems continue, disable or remove any newly installed hardware or software. Click View available updates.

Depending on the size and condition of the hard drive, the defragmentation may take only a few minutes or it may take hours. But, I understand if you are getting no picture at all, you can't put it into any mode. You may not want to install SP2 until certain issues are resolved. If you created the personal set of Vista Recovery DVD discs, you can: Backup your personal files Use the discs to recover the original Vista operating system Use Windows Update to

Tim Reply Anthony says: November 8, 2009 at 10:12 pm Thanks for your help, Tim. I don't need to burn blue rays, nor do I need the so called "enhancements" of Service Pack 2. For additional information, see HP Notebook PCs - Update to Vista SP2 Frequently Asked Questions. You are advised to use the operating system that was provided with your computer.

Recovery path if the licensed OS was and still is XP Older HP Pavilion and Compaq Presario computers that were manufactured in 2006 and before, and were shipped with XP are You could always do a system restore to a point before the installation of SP2 since I have found not one benefit to have it at this time anyway. The disk contained Vista Home Premium plus Service Pack 1. Let’s face it, Service Packs are a complex collection of updates, fixes and/or enhancements, some major, that effect the overall operation of the PC.

HP users are complaining about HP quality. note: If the listing for SP2 is not listed, the Windows Update function may have determined that the computer has software that is currently not compatible with SP2, or you might If you did not create the personal set of Vista Recovery DVD discs, you can: Backup your personal files Purchase a set of replacement Recovery discs from HP. You are hereHomeSupport & LearningRevit ProductsTroubleshooting OverviewGetting StartedLearn & ExploreDownloadsTroubleshooting OverviewGetting StartedLearn & ExploreDownloadsTroubleshooting To translate this article, select a language.