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Updates where not configurated correctly,reverting changes

Q: Updates where not configurated correctly,reverting changes

I'm receiving this error message every time Microsoft try to make updates..
This is happening since 5-21-08

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A: Updates where not configurated correctly,reverting changes

Try updating manually.
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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 . :
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IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . :
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Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
And when I try to do nslookup:
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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:
powercfg ?h off
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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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...

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hi and welcome to techspot

first off, lets see what the error message says:

1. boot up in safe mode (just plain safe mode)
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3. click the "advanced" tab
4. click "settings" under "startup and recovery"
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6. click OK
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did you attempt to overclock or anything like that?

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These are more

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Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2567053)

Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2388210)

Are the above necessary?

A:W7 & MS Updates

Did you receive these updates from Microsoft?
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A:Flash not installing correctly

if firefox
try uninstall plugin uninstall firefox
then reboot reinstall
always make backup of your firefox profile
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Go to the Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs, then remove Firefox and Mozilla entries, then reboot, and reinstall Firefox
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A:XP updates never update

Is it stuck Creating a Restore point or after that comes the Download then the Install.

Which KB is being attempted?
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A:BSOD at the beginning of games after upgrading to Windows 7 and installing updates

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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):
Also, please monitor your temps with this free utility:
Please provide this information so we can provide a complete analysis (from the Pinned Topic at the top of the forum):
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A:Windows updates wont install on restart and other issues

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A:Computer not booting correctly

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A:Crashing during java / adobe /driver etc updates

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

Specifically for that, I'm not certain, but you could try foxmarks:

Though I am not certain that will server your purposes. You could also try looking on add ons> extensions, and maybe search "bookmarks"
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A:scripting in Mozilla Firefox to get updates in Bookmarks?

Specifically for that, I'm not certain, but you could try foxmarks:

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A:Whole buncha J2SE Runtime Environment updates in add/remove programs: Why? Delete?

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Uninstall them all, except for the latest update 11.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
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using IE but that did not work either.
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A:FireFox not Displaying page correctly (IE too)

could it be java?
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A:How do I correctly setup memtest

Techspot has it`s own tutorial HERE

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-- Andy
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index page source
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "">
<html xmlns="">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" /></head></meta></html>
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margin-top: 0px;
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top: 195px;
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Video card NVIDIA GeForce M GTS - GB GDDR SDRAM Explanation I used to have a problem blackscreening while gaming so I took my computer to a computer shop where they said they d install a new video card same card I had before NVIDIA GeForce M GTS - GB GDDR SDRAM and motherboard to go with it When I got my computer back and downloaded the newest NVIDIA drivers from the website they quot couldn t find compatible hardware quot I got a little suspicious and questioned the guy who said since the card is Chinese I have to use Chinese drivers so he installed Chinese DriverGenius on my computer and used it to download driver version from I was like quot woah that s old as hell quot and he just said quot try it quot which I did and everything worked fine so I was just like whatever For the first week or so everything worked fine then I started getting major blackscreen bluescreen problems While playing games while not playing games on startup basically any time Sometimes the screen flashes black then says quot Driver card, can't updates blue/blackscreens detect video constant The NVIDIA Kernel driver has stopped working and recovered quot or something like that then it s fine for a while and happens again or just crashes Driver updates can't detect video card, constant blue/blackscreens Sometimes it blackscreens and I can still hear my music no problem until I turn it off Sometimes it blackscreens sound goes staticy then normal then staticy then normal then bluescreen Sometimes it bluescreens Sometimes it does Driver updates can't detect video card, constant blue/blackscreens what I can only call a quot rainbow wipe quot where the screen changes a bunch of different colors and it s like someone is wiping it from top the bottom with a napkin or something The most frequent is the blackscreen with mixed static and music the second most frequent is blackscreen into bluescreen So I took my computer back to the shop where the guy installed some compatibility driver which he downloaded through Chinese DriverGenius which has quot crack quot in the file name When questioned about it he just said quot no problem if this doesn t work reinstalling Windows should do the trick quot Compatibility fix does nothing and now I m Driver updates can't detect video card, constant blue/blackscreens away working and can t take my computer back to their shop to at least get my money back not sure if I want them touching it again If I uninstall the drivers my computer works just fine for surfing the net but is completely unable to play games Attempted fixes Took my laptop back to the shop where they installed some sort of compatibility update that did nothing Uninstalled and used Driver Fusion CCleaner Advanced System Care to get rid of as much of the stuff from the old drivers as possible but there s still some stuff left over in PNPPLockdown not sure if this is normal Downloaded multiple versions of the drivers the version right before the one I have installed wouldn t even start Windows The newest ones all quot Cannot detect compatible hardware quot Recent changes New motherboard which I don t know if I need to update drivers on and also have no idea how to even find out what kind of board it is System restored a couple times to see if that could get it working Clicked an option on startup that was something like quot Enable unverified unsigned drivers quot and that made games better but I still had the blackscreen problem Operating system Windows Ultimate -bit with Service Pack installed System specs Processor Chipset Processor Intel Core Duo P GHz Multi-Core Technology Dual-Core Cache L cache - MB -bit Computing Yes Front Side Bus MHz Chipset Mobile Intel PM Express Platform Technology Intel Centrino Memory RAM GB x GB Max RAM Supported GB Technology DDR SDRAM Speed MHz PC - Form Factor SO DIMM -pin Audio amp Video Graphics Processor NVIDIA GeForce M GTS - GB GDDR SDRAM supposedly see explanation for details http reviews cnet com laptops gat - html nbsp

A:Driver updates can't detect video card, constant blue/blackscreens

Hi, First thing to do is find out what hardware you have actually got installed.
I would install something like; 'Speccy' from Piriform,
Run it, and then click on the light blue 'Graphics' line to get more info.
Can't say what chinese drivers are as all drivers for nvidia cards are supplied by nvidia, and if you go to their site, and 'Support' you will find an automatic detector, if you are not sure what you have.
But before you install another driver, be sure to uninstall the previous one.
That's in Control panel, Hardware and sound. Device manager.
When the list appears, click twice on 'Display adapters', then right-click and choose 'Properties'.
Then click on 'Driver' tab, and click on Uninstall (Driver, Advanced).
Then Windows may need to be rebooted, when it will install a generic driver, so you can see the screen.
Then go to, then support, then Download drivers.
Try the automatic detect feature, or if you know from Speccy what card you have, select it from the drop-down menus.
That should work as far as the Graphic card driver is concerned.