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Problem running applications in Administrator User Mode in Windows Vista Ultimate.

Q: Problem running applications in Administrator User Mode in Windows Vista Ultimate.

I have a Dell Inspiron 530 running Windows Vista Ultimate.
My problem is that when I Log In to the Administrator Mode I start seeing many errors pop up.
List of errors:
“Catalyst Contol Centre: Host application has stopped working”
“Input Personalization Server has stopped working.”
“Unable to create Temporary folder. Error5-Access is denied.”
Windows Explorer doesn’t work
In addition to this I can’t get into some applications and they sometimes get errors. I can however get into Internet Exployer but not Firefox. The strange thing is that when I Switch Users and Log into the non administator mode everything works fine. I realized all this was happening when I was trouble shooting a bug in the Adobe software with Adobe technical support. I turns out I can’t fix the Adobe problem until I fix this or so they say.

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A: Problem running applications in Administrator User Mode in Windows Vista Ultimate.

Hi and welcome to TSG what admin account are you using

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/problem-running-applications-in-administrator-user-mode-in-windows-vista-ultimate.925666/
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Thank you

A:Running in User Mode vs Administrator Mode

Administrative password is required for programs etc, that can effect the perfomance of the computer. Chrome a browser, just affects the one user. Quite a difference.
Delete that one account Chrome is history.

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A:Win7 Ultimate Sole User Administrator Privileges Not Recognized for Automatic Windows Updates

Hi KiDeb.
Did you have any changes prior this issue?
Could you confirm that Important Updates were installed before?
The possible solution could be this:
Hold WindowsKey + R 
Type: ?regedit?
Hit Enter

Go to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU
Find AUOptions. 
Right Click Modify

You can change the values data from 1 through 5:
1. Download updates but let me choose whether to install them
2. Check for updates but let me choose whether to download and install them
3. Download updates but let me choose whether to install them
4. Install updates automatically / Never Check For Updates
5. Enable the option box to choose manually

If this doesn't help, you can try this method, but make sure you backup the registry files as you are doing this step on your own and I am not responsible for the possible issue -
Backup registry files in Windows 7
Click ?Start? button.
Select ?Run?.
Type ?regedit? without quotes in the Run window and hit Enter.

Navigate to this location: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU
In the right-pane, delete these two values ?AUOptions? and ?NoAutoUpdate?.

Then navigate to this location: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\WindowsUpdate
In the right-pane, delete the value ?DisableWindowsUpdateAccess?.
Restart the computer and then try to change the Auto Update Settings.
Please click on Propose As Answer or to mark this post as and helpful for other people. This posting is provided AS-IS with no warranties, and confers no rights.

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Please explain "stops working".

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A:Vista Ultimate x64 User Account Problem

Check this out. Hope it helps.

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Found solution..
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http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/12...e-disable.html

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A:BSOD on user PC after 3-5 minutes, no applications running

2: kd> !analyze -v
*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************
IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL (a)
An attempt was made to access a pageable (or completely invalid) address at an
interrupt request level (IRQL) that is too high. This is usually
caused by drivers using improper addresses.
If a kernel debugger is available get the stack backtrace.
Arguments:
Arg1: 0000000000000040, memory referenced
Arg2: 0000000000000002, IRQL
Arg3: 0000000000000001, bitfield :
bit 0 : value 0 = read operation, 1 = write operation
bit 3 : value 0 = not an execute operation, 1 = execute operation (only on chips which support this level of status)
Arg4: fffff80002ad393c, address which referenced memory
Debugging Details:
------------------

WRITE_ADDRESS: GetPointerFromAddress: unable to read from fffff80002d04100
GetUlongFromAddress: unable to read from fffff80002d041c0
0000000000000040 Nonpaged pool
CURRENT_IRQL: 2
FAULTING_IP:
nt!KeWaitForSingleObject+13c
fffff800`02ad393c f00fba2e07 lock bts dword ptr [rsi],7
CUSTOMER_CRASH_COUNT: 1
DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: WIN7_DRIVER_FAULT
BUGCHECK_STR: 0xA
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TRAP_FRAME: fffff880086c7fc0 -- (.trap 0xfffff880086c7fc0)
NOTE: The trap frame does not contain all registers.
Some register values may be zeroed or incorrect.
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rdx=0000000000000000 rsi=0000000000000000 rdi=0000000000000000
rip=fffff80002ad393c rsp=fffff880086c8150 rbp=0000000000000000
r8=fffff78000000008 r9=0000000000000000 r10=0000000000000000
r11=fffff88002f65180 r12=0000000000000000 r13=0000000000000000
r14=0000000000000000 r15=0000000000000000
iopl=0 nv up ei pl zr na po nc
nt!KeWaitForSingleObject+0x13c:
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Resetting default scope
LAST_CONTROL_TRANSFER: from fffff80002acc169 to fffff80002accbc0
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Quote: Originally Posted by abuttino


I am writing a batch file for a group of people that might or might not know how to run as admin. I would like to know if there are any files or varibles that are different for the admin or the current user.


Hi and welcome

sure there are tons. group mebership, gpedit, users cpanel, what exactly are you trying to do? Id the ones who are, or arent running as admin?
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Welcome
Jack
You are only the owner, here is the true master
Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable[2]=User Accounts
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Hi, well the short answer is no. If you were on a domain through a server then possibly. Why not use Gpedit in XP (it is built into Pro). Mind you there will be some kid at school who knows how to overcome your best efforts. Parental supervision (let them know you know how to check where they have been, just don't show them how.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/vista-ultimate-and-xp-pro-user-network-316651.html
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A:BSOD in normal windows vista mode after stupidly running combofix without guidance

Never mind, I fixed the problem by replacing afd.sys with the original afd.sys that came with Windows Vista.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/430638/bsod-in-normal-windows-vista-mode-after-stupidly-running-combofix-without-guidance/
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Yes, its always a good idea, malware and viruses can easily by pass a firewall if you browse to dodgy side by accident and they can get control of your computer. I would also recommend keeping UAC on to ensure further security.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/vista-user-administrator-account-password.707821/
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Please read the forum rules.

Quote:




ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES

Users may not post hacks, cracks, or give instruction how to pirate any type of software, or anything similar, in any forum of TSF. We do not condone, support or give instruction on any illegal activity pertaining to computer systems, computer hardware, computer software programs or computer related activities. Included in this group of activities are requests for help to circumvent system admin passwords or Administrator settings on networks. We do understand that the majority of requests may be legitimate, but we do not have the means to discern these from non-legitimate requests.




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Hi, by default the Driver for the Devices will be in C:\Windows\WINSXS and C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore. Try to Install the Drivers from these Locations.

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I can Just try with Workaround!!!







Originally Posted by sailpog


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Originally Posted by iamc3k


Folks,

I'm looking for some help here. I'm running Vista Ultimate x64. It no longer enters sleep mode on its own. It used to. I can force it into sleep mode by clicking on the Vista Orb and selecting "Sleep". It won't do it on its own - which is what I want it to.

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Hello Ken,
Is it possible that the problem started after you switched to a wireless mouse/keyboard ?

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A:Vista Ultimate x64 logs off when I put it in Sleep mode

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This reply represents only my personal opinion, and I take full responsibility of what I say. As a quite new member my self, I have no authority to speak on behalf of anybody else, least the forum owners and admins.

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Quote: Originally Posted by astanar


I want to format a computer and install windows 7 64bit ultimate on it. How do I go about using my vista liscence key for that? Is it possible to do a key transfer or something?


You can't, you will need to buy a Windows 7 licence.

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P.S. I bought my windows 7 cd not downloaded it.

A:Windows 7 ultimate 32 bit upgrade from vista ultimate gets stuck on 35%

Bump :( I really need help plz!

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A note to moderators I am not Administrator Windows Solved: activate 7 Can't account in Ultimate looking for help cracking a password I am looking for Solved: Can't activate Administrator account in Windows 7 Ultimate help understanding why a password prompt is appearing in other words what might I have done wrong during setup or maybe what I might do during Windows installation to prevent this happening again A caution to those who may reply Avoid posts that deal with how to crack or otherwise bypass a password Now to the problem I have tried both of the following methods to activate the Administrator account in Windows The Admin account comes up on the windows log-in screen but it is asking for a password Problem is I just minutes ago finished setting up this Windows Ultimate on a new out-of-the-box hard disk and I did not give Solved: Can't activate Administrator account in Windows 7 Ultimate the Admin account a password Command-prompt Method Right-clicked the command prompt in the program list and chose quot Run as administrator quot Entered the command below and pressed enter to activate it net user administrator active yes It returned quot Command completed successfully quot Security Policy Snap-in Method Right-clicked the command prompt in the program list and chose quot Run as administrator quot Typed secpol msc in the Command window and pressed enter The Local Security Policy snap-in appeared Went to Local Policies gt Security Options where I saw an entry that read quot Accounts Administrator account quot Double-clicked the entry and selected the quot Enable quot radio button Is there something about the above methods of activating the Admin account that should be covered and isn t I have enabled the Admin account in Vista before and didn t have Solved: Can't activate Administrator account in Windows 7 Ultimate a problem Why is this happening in This is a new disk and a new installation so there is no user data on the disk so I m not against installing Windows again but if this happened once I m afraid it might again What did I do wrong nbsp

A:Solved: Can't activate Administrator account in Windows 7 Ultimate

By activate I would assume you mean Enable Have you tried enabling the admin through Manage \ Local Users and Groups \ Users? If your Windows 7 is a slipstream, you may have inadvertently disabled the account in the process.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-cant-activate-administrator-account-in-windows-7-ultimate.915005/
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A:Disable Windows 7 Ultimate Updates administrator issues

Click Start button, type gpedit.msc and press enter.


Navigate to Computer Configuration-> Administrative Templates -> Windows Component -> Windows Update. Make sure the state of each setting is "Not Configured".


Navigate to Computer Configuration-> Administrative Templates-> System-> Internet Communication Management-> Internet Communication settings. Make sure the state of “Turn off access to all Windows Update features” is "Not Configured".

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A:Virus attack - Vista Ultimate won't load, working from safe mode

Hiya

Are you still having this problem? If so, do the following:
Download TFC by OldTimer to your desktop

Please double-click TFC.exe to run it. (Note: If you are running on Vista, right-click on the file and choose Run As Administrator).
It will close all programs when run, so make sure you have saved all your work before you begin.
Click the Start button to begin the process. Depending on how often you clean temp files, execution time should be anywhere from a few seconds to a minute or two. Let it run uninterrupted to completion.
Once it's finished it should reboot your machine. If it does not, please manually reboot the machine yourself to ensure a complete clean.

Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from Here or Here

Double Click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
Make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Quick Scan", then click Scan.
The scan may take some time to finish,so please be patient.
When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
When disinfection is completed, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.(See Extra Note)
The log is automatically saved by MBAM and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
Copy&Paste the entire report in your next reply.
Extra Note:
If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove,you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts,click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process,if asked to restart the computer,please do so immediatly.


Download and scan with SUPERAntiSpyware Free for Home Users
Double-click SUPERAntiSpyware.exe and use the default settings for installation.
An icon will be created on your desktop. Double-click that icon to launch the program.
If asked to update the program definitions, click "Yes". If not, update the definitions before scanning by selecting "Check for Updates". (If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download and unzip them from here.)
Under "Configuration and Preferences", click the Preferences button.
Click the Scanning Control tab.
Under Scanner Options make sure the following are checked (leave all others unchecked):
Close browsers before scanning.
Scan for tracking cookies.
Terminate memory threats before quarantining.

Click the "Close" button to leave the control center screen.
Back on the main screen, under "Scan for Harmful Software" click Scan your computer.
On the left, make sure you check C:\Fixed Drive.
On the right, under "Complete Scan", choose Perform Complete Scan.
Click "Next" to start the scan. Please be patient while it scans your computer.
After the scan is complete, a Scan Summary box will appear with potentially harmful items that were detected. Click "OK".
Make sure everything has a checkmark next to it and click "Next".
A notification will appear that "Quarantine and Removal is Complete". Click "OK" and then click the "Finish" button to return to the main menu.
If asked if you want to reboot, click "Yes".
To retrieve the removal information after reboot, launch SUPERAntispyware again.
Click Preferences, then click the Statistics/Logs tab.
Under Scanner Logs, double-click SUPERAntiSpyware Scan Log.
If there are several logs, click the current dated log and press View log. A text file will open in your default text editor.
Please copy and paste the Scan Log results in your next reply.

Click Close to exit the program.
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After changing one of three users to add in parental controls i cannot now change any of the accounts to 'administartor' from 'standard'. This means i cannot change the parental controls back after a period of 'e-grounding'!! Any ideas?

From Newbie to forum, confused and in daughters dog-house.

A:user account problem with administrator

Hi David and welcome to Vista Forums.

If you do not have any administrator accounts to use to change an account type, then boot into Safe Mode and see if you can change the account type from within there. You should startup in the built-in Administrator account while in Safe Mode if you do not have any regular administrator accounts. You could also just create another administrator account to use instead.

For Safe Mode:
Safe Mode

For Account Types:
User Account Type

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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A:Windows XP - cannot run any applications on current user

Hi, Welcome to TSG!!

Click here to download 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.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-xp-cannot-run-any-applications-on-current-user.486001/
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Hello,

I am having a wierd problem and was wondering if anybody has heard of this or has any information.

I am running Windows XP Pro. Yesterday, out of the blue, before windows loads, I get a box that pops up with the Windows Vista Ultimate Logo and a message "your password will expire in 10 days...and is ticking down. I don't have a password, I didn't set it up to need a password.

I did a google search and found out that this MAY have something to do with VistaDrive.exe nobody seems to be sure.

Thanks guys,
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/running-xp-pro-vista-ultimate-asking-for-password-on-start-up-possible-malware-virus.731561/
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A:Bizarre problem running certain applications in WinXP

I wonder whether it might have anything to do with Microsoft .NET framework which I believe I updated recently? I curently have v1.1 (I think)...

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A:Windows Vista User Accounts problem

have you tried turning UAC off in user accounts,just to see any difference
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-vista-user-accounts-problem.910986/
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A:Windows 7 Not Running Applications

Since it started just last night, why not try a sytem restore from three days ago. You can always reverse the system restore if you do not like the results. I think System Restore is great for those short time duration changes. I have used mine and have been 100% successful.

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A:User Account Control (UAC) problem w/ administrator accounts

I'm sure you do know the trouble you are in but there's really nothing else you can do but own up to the problem you have caused. Obviously the controls were put in place to prevent problems associated with nonresponsible actions.

Be prepared to have to do a Factory Restore on the computer/s if the login for your parents and/or your sister don't work. You might need a Linux LiveCD or LiveDVD bootable disc to first save any documents/data they have saved.

To avoid such problems in the future get your own computer.

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A:Problem with Start Menu and Added Administrator User

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Great link! Thanks KY!

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A:Windows XP Pro freezing when running certain applications

Just open the case of your desktop and perhaps with a little flashlight check which make and model your mainboard is, go to the manufactures website and download the drivers (usually support). This should take care of most of the ! in your device mangers list.

Bas Kalter
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-xp-pro-freezing-when-running-certain-applications.876270/
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A:Solved: Problem with running ANY Microsoft Office 2000 Premium applications

It may be the Norton Office plugin. See this Microsoft article for ways to deal with it.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-problem-with-running-any-microsoft-office-2000-premium-applications.495707/
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A:Standard user vs. Administrator in Windows 7

  
Quote: Originally Posted by juice13610


So we are a company stuck a few years in the past. We give all of our approximate 1,200 users (currently on XP Pro SP 2) admin rights because we have about 5 different computer models at any given time and have 5 images to maintain. With all of the software we have on our network and our limited IS staff (on the support side aside from server guys/network guys/etc, we have 3 service desk guys and 2 desktop support guys in our corporate office, and we have about 10 remote sites and only 5 of them have IS support, mostly with one person or one part-time person at each site), we just can't seem to find that magic bullet for just suddenly taking everyone's admin rights away or just suddenly stop shipping computers with admin rights. With Windows 7, I thought I had seen the light with UAC - ship users their computers with limited user accounts, and remote in to input administrator credentials to install all of their software for them. However, after lowering my UAC level to "Never notify," suddenly I can install Java, Roxio, etc...

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Your PC at work or at home...

Were you logged into a limited account when installing the software? If you are logged in as an Administrator than UAC will either notify you when an app is trying to access System files or needs to be elevated to access critical components...

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/39983-standard-user-vs-administrator-windows-7-a.html
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Access is denied because you are trying to access those folders from a different account than the one that those folders belong to.

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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/my-windows-administrator-user-is-missing-573837.html
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http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorial...-enable-disable.html?filter[2]=User Accounts&
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-administrator-acct-vs-user-with-administrator-privileges.1143874/
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I wish I could help you. Wow! On new computer??

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http://thevistaforums.com/

Best of luck to you.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/problem-with-some-applications-on-vista.791481/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-administrator-user-account-hosed.451920/
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Fix a corrupted user profile, Vista - http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/fix-a-corrupted-user-profile

Louis

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http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/60280-how-have-administrator-mode-windows-files.html
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You are not alone. Several have had the same problem with no resolution. I think it has something funny to do with the User Accounts. Making a second account with admin privleges doesn't work. I would try to reinstall the OS from the hidden image and try again. A Refresh like Dell tried will not do the trick, as it retains much of the data from before the Refresh; you need a clean start. Don't do anything witht the Admin Account other than let Windows set it up and set your password. All updates need to be installed before the upgrade will show in the Store. I have upgraded five Win 8 installations and have had zero problems.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/software-os/f/4677/t/19544229
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Dell's usually have built in diagnostics, please run those before doing anything else.
In the event that you can't get to the diagnostics, please run a hard drive diagnostic from these instructions: http://www.carrona.org/hddiag.html

There are several other steps that you can try to fix things - but don't do that until you post back with the results of the hard drive test. You can easily wipe the contents of the drive, so please wait for us to discuss that.

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Hi, I have a PC which has no new hardware and fully up to date AV on it but as of yesterday it will not boot. It will go as far as the Welcome Screen and then no further. It will not boot into Safe Mode either, gets as far as the files loaded and then no further.There is no recovery partition on the machine but I do have the install disk available. Reinstalling really would be my last option as I want to avoid kaving to do all the updates and patches for everything. Any ideas to get the machine booting again very gratefully received.TIA

A:Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit will not boot in any mode

Please read this tutorial fully, and follow all steps.

99% of the time all issues can be resolved with problems starting windows with this tutorial.

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

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A:Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit will not boot in any mode

can you post the Make, and Model of your computer, Since you have the Windows CD, you can boot into the Recovery Environment, and try a System Restore to a time before the boot issue occurred, you may also want to do a chkdsk also from the recovery environment.

Boot from the Windows CD, when you get to the "Install" window, down at the bottom left you will see Repair My Computer, select it.

Once in the recovery environment, you will see numerous tools at your disposal, I would start with running chkdsk first. Open the Command Prompt, then type the following bcdedit | find "osdevice" this command with give you the windows drive letter, it may be C, D,

Once you find the windows drive letter, type the following, chkdsk [your drive letter] /r

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A:Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit will not boot in any mode

I would try using a pre-boot disk like Kaspersky or Hirens and run a scan on this machine first. Just to make sure there isn't a virus or malware that is preventing it from booting. Is the hard drive making any abnormal noises? It is also possible the hard drive may be going bad.
 

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