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Updates were not configured correctly. Reverting changes.

Q: Updates were not configured correctly. Reverting changes.

Hi.

I'm stuck whenever i turn on my computer. I'm running on vista 64 bit SP2.
There is nothing i can do, just stucked. When i access using safe mode, the same thing just show up. I lost my vista installation disk. So is there something that i can do?
I'm missing my long lost wallpaper.. Please help! Your help is very much appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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Preferred Solution: Updates were not configured correctly. Reverting changes.

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A: Updates were not configured correctly. Reverting changes.

We may be able to help if you give us the make and modle of your computer. If the suggestion that I will make does work, you will lose your stuff. Do you have stuff to save?

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Hi,

I'm using a Huawei Mobile Broadband E303 and I've been having this problem for 6-7 days now Ples halp
It was working perfectly fine before but now the speed wont go past 60-70kbps.
My current operating system is windows 7 ( V 6.1.7601 )

I've tried using it on other laptops with windows 7/xp/vista as their operating systems still the same problem except for my brothers laptop which runs on windows 8. and dont tell me that this Thing wont work because its not compatible with my operating system, because I've been using it for over a year without an issue.

My ipconfig shows:
Mobile Broadband adapter Mobile Broadband Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::7450:69bc:7a3e:fee8%57
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 172.22.155.137
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.252
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 172.22.155.138
And when I try to do nslookup:
C:\Windows\system32>nslookup
Default Server: google-public-dns-a.google.com
Address: 8.8.8.8

The default server shouldn't be that thing. please help. Nor the address

Edit: I've tried Uninstalling the Program which came with the USB.
I've tried calling my ISP, with no problems on their end.
 

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I'm currently removing the extra languages and those are giving me and extra 5,5gb space
 

A:Windows 7 Ultimate updates and SSD question

Somehow I think you have more installed than Windows and updates. Internet Explorer, Bing Bar, and Bing Desktop are the only updates I have hidden. All other Windows Updates have been installed. I wouldn't put all the blame on WIndows, if you have an install using 60GB.



​Anyone with more than 8GB memory and still has Pagefile and Hibernation, by default has more than 16GB used by these two files alone. I recommend using them only if needed. I personally don't need them and have removed them both.

Check and see if you have a Hibernation file. If you don't use hibernation features, the file can be removed.




Windows 7 ? Delete Hibernation File (hiberfil.sys)
To turn off or disable hibernation, type the following command at the prompt:
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This will disable hibernation and will remove the hiberfil.sys file from your system.Click to expand...

Monitor your memory usage and if you have more memory than you ever use. The Pagefile can be minimized. I currently have mine turned off, with 8GB installed. But caution though if you turn the Pagefile off, Windows will not be able to compensate for a shortage of memory and the Windows session will crash. While I am comfortable not using a Pagefile, I do not recommend others do the same until they are comfortable doing so. I recommend lowering the Pagefile size to 1GB, and if Windows needs more, the size will be automatically adjusted.
 

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A:New Computer - Want to know if it's optimally configured

In terms of optimizing speed, putting all core programs on SSD and keeping all non-essentials on HDD is what you want to do. When it comes to tweaks, you won't find many at the hardware level besides overclocking. But, there are all sorts of tweaks you can do within windows 7 to get a little bit of extra speed. Here is a decent guide you can check out.
 

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A:Sony Vaio (FZ290) doesn't go into standby correctly, explorer.exe crashes on resume

I was going to suggest SP1 but it looks like you're in the process.
I usually disable all of the power management in the BIOS, and let Windows take care of it.
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chiquita
 

A:Accessing router from usb wireless adapter-ssid detected correctly but MAC incorrect

If you're report is correct, then likely that you are discovering a nearby neighbor's router with the same ssid.

you should use a wire connect, access the router and change the ssid to something
person (ie not the default) AND the admin password. Save and restart the router.
 

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no, it's not done automatically
 

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A:Blue Monitor Port Not Working Correctly

kwabou said:



Whenever a monitor is plugged in to the blue (normal) monitor port it doesn't display anything however the computer recognizes that it's there.Click to expand...

When do you plug in the monitors? Before booting, after booting or in Windows?

Does it display anything if you plug it in before you start your computer?

You may need to fiddle with the Catalyst Control Center to get any picture from both connectors. I remember when I had similar problems with my work laptop and an external monitor, I solved them by uninstalling CCC and setting the monitors the "old-fashioned way", like in Win9x, from Control Panel's display settings.
 

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Try installing an earlier driver.
 

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A:Computer not starting up correctly.

hi and welcome to techspot

first off, lets see what the error message says:

1. boot up in safe mode (just plain safe mode)
2. right-mouse-click my computer and select properties
3. click the "advanced" tab
4. click "settings" under "startup and recovery"
5. un-check the box labelled "automatically restart"
6. click OK
7. restart the computer normally

when the computer crashes again, write down the exact error message and any associated system file. or take a clear readable photo if that's easier for you.

did you change any hardware or install/uninstall any software prior to this problem?

did you attempt to overclock or anything like that?

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http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic44306.html

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I can`t answer you question, but would like to offer you some advice.

If you system is running ok, I don`t advise you to update your bios.

The updating of a bios should not be done, unless there is a very good reason to do so.

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Look HERE for drivers etc.

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what o/s are you running.

found an article
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Okay, a little edit:

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That sounds like 7vax and a 2400+

so, I think you need to set FSB speed to 266 MHz.
 

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Welcome to Techspot.

You will need to install something like MagicISO or NERO to burn to disc. Once this has been installed you will be able to double click on the ISO file and the rest will be done by the software.

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James
 

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In addition the deletion of the file was suggested and it said that the game would create a MSVCP100.dll by itself which it did not.
 

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Images attached.
 

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Try to restore your system a day before the errors occurs..
 

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I had the same problem with a win 7 computer . I then tried just downloading about ten updates at a time. This worked. Takes a little longer but they installed. I think the problem is on Microsoft update site.
 

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A:MS Updates

Are you saying you don't have Office 2007 installed...?

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These are more



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if firefox
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A:windows 8.1 will not login after most recent updates.

Let's start with a couple of bootrec commands
Open up the repair tools and select the Command Prompt option.
 
Type these 3 commands exactly, pressing Enter after each one:
 
bootrec /fixboot
bootrec /fixmbr
bootrec /rebuildbcd
 
The last one asks a question about installations to select - select "All" by pressing A and then press Enter
 
Let us know if that works and we'll move on from there.

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A:driver updates.

For starters, here's an article that helps with this particular error (BCCode: 116 is also known as STOP 0x116):  http://www.sysnative.com/forums/bsod-kernel-dump-analysis-debugging-information/35-video-tdr-timeout-0x116-0x117.html#post29532
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A:Windows updates wont install on restart and other issues

Please provide this information so we can provide a complete analysis (from the Pinned Topic at the top of the forum):  http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/576314/blue-screen-of-death-bsod-posting-instructions-windows-10-81-8-7-vista/There's not many experts at fixing Windows Updates.I am not one of them.But the few experts that there are a sorely overworked - so getting a reply will be difficult.I'll continue to attempt to help here, but please bear with me.First, please try the Windows Update troubleshooter/fixes listed here:Windows Update Troubleshooter:  https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/gp/windows-update-issues/en-usWindows Update Troubleshooter KB article:  https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2714434Reset Windows Update Components KB article:  https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/971058Then, if that doesn't fix the Windows Update problem, please do the following 2 things. (copied from here:  http://www.sysnative.com/forums/windows-update/4736-windows-update-forum-posting-instructions.html ):Run SFCFix    This free tool of neimiro's creation (see above link) is a very good starting point for the diagnosis and repair of all Windows Update and System File Checker corruptions. We therefore need you to run this tool prior to collecting logfiles.        -  First download and run a copy of the tool from http://www.sysnative.com/niemiro/apps/SFCFix.exe.        -  Work through any on-screen prompts and then await completion (runtime is approximately 15 minutes).        -  Once it has finished, if there are any unrepaired corruptions (the tool will notify you if it has succeeded in repairing all corruptions if they're simple in which case we're no longer needed) or unresolved problems with your computer, you need to post us the complete logfile which opens on exit. Simply copy (Ctrl-A, Ctrl-C) and paste (Ctrl-V) the entire logfile into your new thread (also know as a 'topic'). How to create a new thread is shown later on in this post.Export CBS folder        -  On Windows 8, press the Windows key, type This PC, and press Enter.        -  On Windows Vista/7, click the Start button StartButton_16x16.gif then click Computer.        -  Double-click on the C: drive, under the Hard Disk Drives category, and then scroll down to, and double click on the Windows folder.        -  Find and double click on the Logs folder.        -  Right-click on the CBS folder, and select Copy.        -  Go back to your Desktop, right-click on it, and select Paste. You should now see a copy of the CBS folder appear on your Desktop called CBS.        -  Right-click on this new folder, and navigate through Send to, and select Compressed (zipped) folder.        -  A new file, also called CBS (CBS.zip), but this time with a different icon, will be created.As for the first item (SFCFix), just copy and paste into your post as indicated.For the second item (CBS log), please zip it up and upload it with your next post.If it's too big to upload (or you get an error), just upload it to a free file hosting service (such as OneDrive or DropBox).  Ensure that it's shared and then post a link to it here.

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I have no idea if my computer is salvageable but I thought it'd Computer booting not correctly be worth a shot to post on here to see Computer not booting correctly if someone can help I have a year old Windows Lenovo laptop On boot the computer Computer not booting correctly shows the Lenovo logo and starts up The screen is black for about - seconds flashes a boot message about failing to boot the wifi card a residue effect from when someone tried to fix it several years ago and then is black for another - seconds before showing what I believe is the multi boot menu The screen has two tabs to choose from the Boot Menu and the App Menu Each menu has two options Boot Menu ATAPI CD Optiarc DVD RW-AD H Network Boot Realtek PXE B D Selecting either of these options results in the black screen- gt wifi card boot screen- gt black screen- gt boot menu loop to play again App Menu Setup Diagnostic Splash Selecting repeats throught he same cycle choosing anything from boot menu gives me Setup takes me to the setup menu where I can see my computers information and mess some configuration I won't pretend to understand along with the boot order I have tried rearranging the boot order in multiple different ways at someone's suggestion to no success The current boot priority order is ATAPI CD Network Boot USB FDD ATA HDD USB HDD USB CD I have also tried resetting the list to default with no success Pressing F at start up does nothing On the day it had broken I had factory reset my computer and had only installed a few programs skype some antivirus called panda and chrome but had forgotten something REALLY important sadly My computer has a pretty bad error built in where going from sleep mode to hibernate mode it crashes every time Never figured out why it did this but I forgot to disable sleep mode When I left my computer alone and fell asleep it crashed while I was sleeping which is likely what broke the system After speaking with a coworker about the issue I noticed a faint whirr-CLICK was coming from my computer and he suggested replacing the hard drive which I did today It appears to have made a modicum of difference as the computer does not make the sound anymore when booting although I can hear a very faint beeping noise coming from it now and a small display message shows when starting the computer stating I can press f or f for start-up options which was not showing when I had the old hard drive in I have no idea what to do now

A:Computer not booting correctly

It would seem that your hard drivers got damaged or that it was not connected properly. For dealing with this type of situations I always recommend getting a local technician, but if you are willing to open your computer, well that's a risk you take. 
 
The hard drive is the device used to save all of your information, including the Operating System, since you have replaced your hard drive. Your information is gone along with your Operating System, at this point it will be necessary to reinstall it. If your computer came with a DVD for the operating system then you will be lucky, if not, you will have to buy one, or download an image, and purchase an original license key. 

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Hi there ive been trying to update my driver java etc for awhile now becasue they are out of date and everytime i seem to try and do this the download gets half way or right about the end but then the download screen freezes up giving the not responding faded white outlined box and the never ending loading mouse icon and / Crashing java adobe during updates /driver etc or outright crashes windows and all other program I just ran a few malware virus scans and nothing crazy came up and i made sure that all my windows updates Crashing during java / adobe /driver etc updates were downloaded Some assistance would be greatly appreciated thanks Windows Dell tudio xps AMD Phenom II X T Processor GHz GB RAM bit OS OS was Crashing during java / adobe /driver etc updates installed after delivery - I purchased it from Dell Have reinstalled OS once no longer have the disk And ofcourse now we arent allowing downloads as the requested Sysnative BSOD Dump System File Collection App wont finish what its supposed to do it just keps getting hung up the way thru waiting for system information that never comes thru

A:Crashing during java / adobe /driver etc updates

The Sysnative App sometimes takes a very long time when compiling System Information reports (especially on a system that has a lot of problems).  Let it run for a long while (an hour or more should be sufficient). If that doesn't work, then let's try these 3 things to get some reports: Upload Dump Files:NOTE:  If using a disk cleaning utility, please stop using it while we are troubleshooting your issues.Please go to C:\Windows\Minidump and zip up the contents of the folder.  Then upload/attach the .zip file with your next post.Left click on the first minidump file.Hold down the "Shift" key and left click on the last minidump file.Right click on the blue highlighted area and select "Send to"Select "Compressed (zipped) folder" and note where the folder is saved.Upload that .zip file with your next post.If you have issues with "Access Denied" errors, try copying the files to your desktop and zipping them up from there.  If it still won't let you zip them up, post back for further advice.If you don't have anything in that folder, please check in C:\Windows for a file named MEMORY.DMP.  If you find it, zip it up and upload it to a free file hosting service.  Then post the link to it in your topic so that we can download it. Also, search your entire hard drive for files ending in .dmp, .mdmp, and .hdmp.  Zip up any that you find and upload them with your next post.Then, follow the directions here to set your system for Minidumps (much smaller than the MEMORY.DMP file):  http://www.carrona.org/setmini.htmlMore info on dump file options here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/254649 MSINFO32:Please go to Start and type in "msinfo32.exe" (without the quotes) and press EnterSave the report as an .nfo file, then zip up the .nfo file and upload/attach the .zip file with your next post.Also, save a copy as a .txt file and include it also (it's much more difficult to read, but we have greater success in getting the info from it).If you're having difficulties with the format, please open an elevated (Run as administrator) Command Prompt and type (or copy/paste) "msinfo32 /nfo %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\TEST.NFO" (without the quotes) and press Enter.  Then navigate to Desktop to retrieve the TEST.NFO file.  If you have difficulties with making this work, please post back.  Then zip up the .nfo file and upload/attach the .zip file with your next post. systeminfo:Please open an elevated (Run as administrator) Command Prompt and type (or copy/paste) "systeminfo.exe >%USERPROFILE%\Desktop\systeminfo.txt" (without the quotes) and press Enter.  Then navigate to Desktop to retrieve the syteminfo.txt file.  If you have difficulties with making this work, please post back.  Then zip up the .txt file and upload/attach the .zip file with your next post.  If unable to upload them here (they MUST BE zipped in order to upload them), please upload them to a free file-hosting service such as OneDrive or DropBox.Be sure to share them, then just post a link to them here so we can download them.

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This is a Toshiba Satellite C650 laptop that has had a history of issues with updates.  Last year some updates began to fail and we could not get them to apply successfully.  Other issues occurred, bsod without warning, etc.  Finally in Nov/December I did the factory reset and then re-applied all of the updates successfully.  Things seemed to be working ok after that.  After a month or so the laptop was then out of the country and offline for around 4 months.  Shortly after coming back online it began to have issues with some updates, until now when it will not even successfully check for new updates.  Also occasionally blue screens again.  Also, if you select View update history, it says "you have not tried to install any updates for your computer"
 
We use ESET Nod32 antivirus and it hasn't reported any virus/malware issues.
 
Help!
 
Thanks

A:Windows 7 Code 80070057 cannot check for/install updates

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post. 
Louis

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This article is at How to Geek. 
 
http://www.howtogeek.com/224471/how-to-prevent-windows-10-from-automatically-downloading-updates/

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Ok,
So i've just changed my cpu cooler and thermal paste from the ocz tempest to the zalman cnps 9500 nt with some nice smoooooth as5. Before my readings in Nvidia's "ntune" were 51/52c were all i got out of it, i tried "Everest" it reported the same, i then checked the readings in bios, this revealed my cpu was actually running at a much more believable 31c. I failed to realise it could have been a software problem.

Now that i've changed my cpu cooler, the software still reports the same 51/52c reading but the bios reports a more nicer figure of 25c...what's going on? is it a software problem? if it is what can i do about it? how come the bios reads a more believable figure? thank you for any help provided.
 

A:software failing to read cpu temps correctly

Sounds like the software to me. One logical explanation is that while your OS is loaded and lots of processes are running, your processor would probably be doing a lot more than it does while in the BIOS (when no OS is loaded). However, twice the temp is definately a big difference!
 

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Now that Updates.com is gone, what other options do we have to check to make sure our software is up-to-date?
 

A:Updates.com

I guess you could use the same method I have been using for years, go to the vendor's site and check for updates.
There are other solutions, such as Cnet's recommendation of subscribing to their download dispatch newsletter, which will tell you of updates and upgrades as they become available, though you may have to sift through a lot of stuff you don't use to get to what you need.
 

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Hi,

I have many computers in my test network using Mozilla Firefox - some computers load Windows and others Linux varieties.

I have these computers using the same centralized Bookmarks file, v.g. Bookmarks.html, for which the most up-to-date version will always be deposited on a common public FTP site in the network.

Does Firefox offer any scripting facility for me to write a routine that will check for latest updates on the Bookmarks file (simply checking time stamp difference), and if found, make a call to the Bookmarks-Import routine in Firefox ?

Thnx
 

A:scripting in Mozilla Firefox to get updates in Bookmarks?

Specifically for that, I'm not certain, but you could try foxmarks:
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/2410

Though I am not certain that will server your purposes. You could also try looking on add ons> extensions, and maybe search "bookmarks"
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/search?q=bookmarks&status=4
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/scripting-in-mozilla-firefox-to-get-updates-in-bookmarks.72966/
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Hi,

I have many computers in my test network using Mozilla Firefox - some computers load Windows and others Linux varieties.

I have these computers using the same centralized Bookmarks file, v.g. Bookmarks.html, for which the most up-to-date version will always be deposited on a common public FTP site in the network.

Does Firefox offer any scripting facility for me to write a routine that will check for latest updates on the Bookmarks file (simply checking time stamp difference), and if found, make a call to the Bookmarks-Import routine in Firefox ?

Thnx
 

A:scripting in Mozilla Firefox to get updates in Bookmarks?

Specifically for that, I'm not certain, but you could try foxmarks:
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/2410

Though I am not certain that will server your purposes. You could also try looking on add ons> extensions, and maybe search "bookmarks"
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/search?q=bookmarks&status=4
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/scripting-in-mozilla-firefox-to-get-updates-in-bookmarks.72966/
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I have delayed upgrading to SP3 but I have been installing the subsequent XP security updates. I am now about to install SP3 but it has occurred to me, will I have any problems if I install SP3 on top of the Windows updates that came out after SP3?
 

A:Order of installing SP3 and Windows Updates

You shouldn't have any problems installing SP3. I recently downloaded SP3 myself. I didn't have any problems.

When you download something like SP3 it will replace files, if it needs to, to make the proper install.
 

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