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Q: Carbon X1 will not start after Windows update

Hi, I have an X1 Carbon. I did an automated Windows update today, it seemed to work fine initially but then my laptop got into a blue screen loop and kept restarting. The computer worked for a while after that and then gave a blue screen again. This time the keyboards flashed as well for a while, and then the computer turned off. I cannot start the laptop since then. I searched the forum and tried the hard reset, but it did not help. When I try powering on, keyboard lights turn on for just a second and then they go off. The green power button light turns on but the computers does not start. Can anyone help? I am traveling for work and looking forward to getting help. Thanks!

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A: Carbon X1 will not start after Windows update

What generation of carbin? What OS?

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/Carbon-X1-will-not-start-after-Windows-update/td-p/3421675
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Hello, I just recently performed the 26-Jul BIOS update to 1.14, for my Thinkpad Carbon X1 (20BS) with windows 10.The update went ok, but afterwards, Windows is crashing when booting. Using a bootable Windows 10 installation disk also crashes when booting. The recovery environment also crashes when booting. Using detailed logs, it seems to crash when activating the ACPI microcontroller. I would assume that has something to do with the UEFI update, that I have disabled in the BIOS. Enabling it does not recognise the disk, as it is not a GPT partition. I tried to rollback the BIOS, but it does not allow it.  Do you have any suggestion on how to proceeed? Thanks,Pedro

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/Thinkpad-Carbon-X1-20BS-Bios-update-windows-locked/td-p/3385126
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A:x1 Carbon won't start up

I got my ThinkPad X1 Carbon 4th gen directly from Lenovo two days ago. This morning it won't turn on let alone boot. Tried the reset several times. Tried the press power 10 times for 1 sec then 30 sec. Still won't turn on. I spent about two days getting everything set up. Appartently two days wasted. I am working with Lenovo on getting a new machine but this is pretty frustrating. I don't see a way to disconnect the battery whcih is part of the "press power 10 times for 1 sec then 30 sec" solution that I have seen on the web. I think Mark_Lenovo has posted on this (for perhaps older X1s) but I cannot see a way to contact him. I think this must be some sort of static issue. I really hope this is not a common X1 problem. I wonder if I should just get a refund and start with a different computer. I have a ThinkStation which works well which is why I went for a ThinkPad to replace my 2012 Macbook Pro Retina Display.

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A:Thinkpad X1 Carbon does not start up

'afternoon.
Welcome to the community.
 
Sorry you're having issues.
Have you tried the "reset" hole on the bottom of the laptop? I believe that it's unmarked, but you'd use a paper clip to trip the switch. I don't have an X1C, personally, so I can't describe it further. I'm mobile at the moment, so have limited search capability, but if you search the forum for a post by Mark_Lenovo, I believe there's a picture of it.
 
Regarding contacting Service, I've personally never had anything but good experiences. Please keep in mind that on open forums like these, the good reports seldom get posted.
 
hth a little.

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A:X1 Carbon Touch won't start up

Hi,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I?m sorry to hear that your Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is not powering on.
 
I would like to thank you for all the effort you?ve taken to fix the issue on your own.
 
Try swapping the AC adapter and check if it?s a power supply failure.
 
Since you?ve done almost all the possible troubleshooting steps, I would strongly recommend you to contact our technical support for assistance.
 
Click here to open a link where you can select the country and get the exact contact support number. I?m sure they will be a great help.
 
Best Regards,
Mithun.



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A:X1 Carbon - After update, computer remains at the ...

Hello,
Welcome to Lenovo Community.
Does this appear to be the problem that you are having? If so, a workaround is included on that page: https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/SF16-T0079
Let us know if that helps.

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A:Need For Speed : Carbon (Update Problems)

i am a big fan of nfs but now i can't play it.

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A:X1 Carbon - failing to update BIOS

HiPlease, specify, the real lapop model. Machine-Type 20BS belongs the 3rd generation of x1c.Anyway, do you have laptop engineering sample?

https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X1-Carbon-failing-to-update-BIOS/td-p/2151461
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A:Fan Problem after BIOS Update - ThinkPad X1 Carbon...

Laptop has got anti overheat thing so if temp rises over 100c it will automatically power off like if the battery was dead and that you unplugged it that sort of power off so temps you don't have to worry but as long laptop alone isn't idle at 80-90c then laptop needs clean out to fix it and if that won't fix it then it could be something else

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A:PC Windows 7 won't start up after Windows Update, black screen no signal and no 'star

cmos reset
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A:Windows can't start after update

Hello pmeade92 and welcome to Seven Forums.

I think I'd run some diagnostic checks on that new hard drive to see if you got a bad one. SeaTools for Windows is a diagnostic made by Seagate that works on all hard drives, even those not made by Seagate. The manufacturer of the new hard drive probably has their own diagnostic tool available as well.

SeaTools | Seagate

It's also possible that soemthing within the updates is causing an issue. Whenever there's more than just a few updates I prefer installing them manually just a few at a time. Start with the critical/required, then the recommended, then the optional. Keep track of the KB numbers. Install the first group of 5 or 10, reboot the computer and see if everything works. If it does, install the next group, rebooting after each group installs. If any problems are noted you'll know exactly which group to uninstall. Reinstall each update individually and reboot after each one. They'll either install properly or you'll know which one is the problem. Save it for last and continue installing the next group. It's a lot slower this way but usually results in a better update experience.

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A:Can't start Windows Update

Hi,
To resolve this problem, follow these steps to enable the Automatic Updates service:

1. Click Start, click Run, type services.msc, and then click OK.
2. In the right pane, double-click Automatic Updates.
3. Click the Log On tab.
4. In the You can enable or disable this service for the hardware profiles listed below box, click the current hardware profile, and then click Enable.
5. Click Apply, and then click the General tab.
6. Click Start, and then click OK.

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A:cant start windows 7 update

Open Windows Update
Click on Change Settings
Select 'Never Update...'
Click OK
exit Windows Update
Now open Windows update again
Click on Change Settings
Select 'Update automatically'
Click OK
exit Windows Update
Open Windows Update, and do a manual Check for Updates.

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A:WINDOWS WON'T START AFTER UPDATE

You can use this guide on how to perform repair options using your installation or recovery disk. There are also links for other repair options included throughout the tutorial:
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/681-startup-repair.html

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Running Windows 7 Pro (64) on desktop. It's been doing this since I set it up. Have never run any successful update.

A:Windows 7 update won't start

Hi jpgirard,

Whats actually happening when you're trying to do a Windows update?
Please come back with more information about the issue, such as faultcodes and problem description.

If you could also attach a dump of your eventlog so we can have a look at it.

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A:Windows Update Won't Start or Run

I never fetch files from sites with which I am not personally familiar.

Would you please upload the file using this procedure:

Post a File or Screenshot in Seven Forums

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A:Windows update will not start

Hi Abushgeer, welcome to the forums

You could try Microsoft Fix It, just click the Fix It link on the following page (originally a Vista issue but could still solve it)
Error code 0x80000FF when you download updates on a Windows Vista-based computer by using Windows Update or Microsoft Update

Hope it helps


OS

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A:Windows Update won't start

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A:Windows Update won't start

You've posted in the wrong forum.
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A:Windows Update won't start

Hi


Please visit this webpage for download links, and instructions for running ComboFix tool:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/comb...o-use-combofix

Please ensure you read this guide carefully and install the Recovery Console first.

The Windows Recovery Console will allow you to boot up into a special recovery (repair) mode. This allows us to more easily help you should your computer have a problem after an attempted removal of malware. It is a simple procedure that will only take a few moments of your time.

Once installed, you should see a blue screen prompt that says:

The Recovery Console was successfully installed.

Please continue as follows:
Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix, link
Remember to re-enable them afterwards.

Click Yes to allow ComboFix to continue scanning for malware.

When the tool is finished, it will produce a report for you.

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C:\ComboFix.txt
New HijackThis log.

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A:Windows 7 won't start after update

If you don't have an install disk, can't do a system restore, are unable to get into safe mode, I would suggest you contact your friend and see if he can help you.

At the moment you can't even reinstall the OS if needed. Do you have access to another computer if you remove the hard drive and put it in a USB case? So you can at least scan the drive for any malware or bad sectors? (Make sure the second computer has it's antivirus up to date along with Microsoft updates!)

Your options are limited with what you've told us and if you can't get the OS to load or repair our hands are tied.

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A:Can't start Windows Update

Hello, FFFanWelcome to the Bleeping Computer Forums. My name is Jat, and I will be helping you with your situation.If you do not make a reply in 5 days, we will have to close your topic.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favourites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic. The topics you are tracking can be found here.Please take note of some guidelines for this fix:Refrain from making any changes to your computer including installing/uninstall programs, deleting files, modifying the registry, and running scanners or tools. Doing so could cause changes to the directions I have to give you and prolong the time required. Further more, you should not be taking any advice relating to this computer from any other source throughout the course of this fix.If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing. I would much rather clarify instructions or explain them differently than have something important broken.Even if things appear to be better, it might not mean we are finished. Please continue to follow my instructions and reply back until I give you the "all clean". We do not want to clean you part-way, only to have the system re-infect itself. Please reply using the button in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Do not start a new topic. The logs that you post should be pasted directly into the reply. Only attach them if requested or if they do not fit into the post.Old topics are closed after 3 days with no reply, and working topics are closed after 5 days. If for any reason you cannot complete instructions within that time, that's fine, just post back here so that we know you're still here.Please do not quote your reports in future, its easier to analyse when pasted directly, thanks Let's see what we can do:Dr Web - CureItBefore we start fixing anything you should print out these instructions or copy them to a NotePad file so they will be accessible. Some steps will require you to disconnect from the Internet or use Safe Mode and you will not have access to this page.Please download DrWeb-CureIt and save it to your desktop. DO NOT perform a scan yet.Reboot your computer in "Safe Mode" using the F8 method. To do this, restart your computer and after hearing your computer beep once during startup (but before the Windows icon appears) press the F8 key repeatedly. A menu will appear with several options. Use the arrow keys to navigate and select the option to run Windows in "Safe Mode".Scan with Dr.Web CureIt as follows:Double-click on launch.exe to open the program and click Start. (There is no need to update if you just downloaded the most current versionRead the Virus check by DrWeb scanner prompt and click Ok where asked to Start scan now? Allow the setup.exe to load if asked by any of your security programs.The Express scan will automatically begin.
(This is a short scan of files currently running in memory, boot sectors, and targeted folders).If prompted to dowload the Full version Free Trial, ignore and click the X to close the window.If an infected object is found, you will be prompted to move anything that cannot be cured. Click Yes to All.When complete, click Select All, then choose Cure > Move incurable.
(This will move any detected files to the C:\Documents and Settings\userprofile\DoctorWeb\Quarantine folder if they can't be cured)Now put a check next to Complete scan to scan all local disks and removable media.In the top menu, click Settings > Change settings, and UNcheck "Heuristic analysis" under the "Scanning" tab, then click Ok.Back at the main window, click the green arrow "Start Scanning" button on the right under the Dr.Web logo.When the scan is complete, a message will be displayed at the bottom indicating if any viruses were found.Click "Yes to all" if asked to cure or move the file... Read more

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Hi,

I have Windows Vista Home Premium installed.

When I installed the updates shown in the attached screen printout and restart the computer (Gateway laptop with Intel T2060 1.6GHz) I get the following message: "An unauthorized change has been made to your licence", I'm been ask to activate Windows online (although I already activated Windows!), which I can't do since I don't have a LAN connection...

The only solution I found was to restore to before this update installation and disable Windows update... which is a bit annoying, right?

I ran avast anti-virus and uniblue spyeraser... problem is still there.

Any help, please?
(I must say I purchased this laptop second-hand)

A:[SOLVED] can't start Windows (Vista) after Windows update installation

I would say selectively install them one at a time till you find the one that is causing the issue, and then research as to why it is doing this. Someone else may have a more pinpoint answer, but this is where I would start.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/solved-cant-start-windows-vista-after-windows-update-installation-208135.html
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A:Windows 7, Windows Update never completes because System Restore can't start.

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A:Windows update only offers the option to start downloading windows 10

Allow me to make several subjective comments. First, although, you have heard many negative comments about Windows 10, I have used the OS, since the release and am more than happy with its performance. I have experience with Windows 98, Vista and Seven and now 10 and 10 is the best by far. Since this is only one man's opinion allow me to discuss the updates.
If you have not already given it a try, hide, the problem update. When you see it just right click and then indicate hide. The effect will be as though it was never there.
If you facts, are as you state, I would agree that you have every right to be unhappy with the circumstances.

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A:Windows 10 Home - How to activate Start Menu and Windows Update

Flogger23m said:





2) Windows Update. How does it work and how do you access it? Can you even utilize it on your own, or does Microsoft choose when you get updates? I can't seem to find an updater that lets you manually check for updates. It is not present in the control panelClick to expand...

There's a "word bubble" icon in your system tray, click it and you'll open the Action Center. Select the "All Settings" flywheel icon. There should be a "Update & Security" icon.

Despite being Win 10 Home, you can instruct it to search for available updates and install on your own volition. It's only if you don't do that, Windows will d/l and schedule an install time.
 

https://hardforum.com/threads/windows-10-home-how-to-activate-start-menu-and-windows-update.1899118/
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A:Windows 7 update advisor does not start

If you have a special character in your login name (&, _, *, etc), then you must create a new user with administrator privileges that does not have any special characters. You cannot rename your account - this does not alter the account at all.

This has come up before. Please refer to this thread:

Upgrade advisor wont RUN!

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/36965-windows-7-update-advisor-does-not-start.html
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Fatal error message: windows unable to start because registry could not be updated.
The above message occurred following a non destructive system restore.

How do I start my windows XP?

A:Windows can not start because registery can not update

Hi jadaro !

What method did you use to restore the system ? If you did a repair install then make sure you used an XP SP2 CD.

What's the complete error message ? If you're promted to press OK to see a setup log file then please do so and tell us about the error message you get.

Repeatedly press F8 while the computer starts and tell us if you can access the advanced options menu. If so try safe mode there.

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A:IE 7 Wont Start After Windows XP Update

Try using the Windoes System Restore Tool to before you installed the Windows Updates.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ie-7-wont-start-after-windows-xp-update.538903/
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A:Solved: sp3 update won't allow Windows to start

Do you have the option of doing a system restore?
Do you have the correct disc?
 

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A:Windows Update cannot start after clone...

This may simply be caused by a bad set of Intel Rapid Storage Technology drivers -

Installing the Intel Rapid Storage Drivers
try downloading and installing them from here - https://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&ProdId=2101&DwnldID=22194

(you want the iata_enu.exe download)

Once complete, please reboot twice, then post an MGADiag report.


http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/234159-windows-genuine-activation-issue-posting-instructions.html

Ignore errors produced when clicking on the Copy button - they simply mean that the tool could not create the backup files for some reason. The data is still copied to the clipboard for pasting to your response.

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Hi all.

Windows Update Service is not running.

I check under services.msc its not listed.

I try to start in elevated command prompt (which is attached), says the service does not exist.

Ran windows update troubleshooter, and get an error (attached).

Restarted computer 10 times, no luck.

Any recommendations?

A:Windows Update service will not start

Check whether this blog helps. Kartones Blog

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Windows Update Service is not running.

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Ran windows update troubleshooter, and get an error (attached).

Restarted computer 10 times, no luck.

Any recommendations?

A:Windows Update service will not start

Check whether this blog helps. Kartones Blog

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A:Windows update service won't start

Hello and welcome to TSF.

Apologies for the long delay in response. We have a large number of HijackThis logs to handle and it?s taking us longer to catch up. If you haven?t received help elsewhere already and still require assistance please perform the following:Download RSIT by random/random and save it to your desktop.
Double click RSIT.exe to start the tool and click Continue at the disclaimer.
When the scan completes it will open a log named log.txt maximized, and a log named info.txt minimized.
Copy (Ctrl+A then Ctrl+C) and paste (Ctrl+V) the contents of both here.

Please note that the forum is very busy and if I don?t hear from you in three days this thread will be closed.

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Hi, recently updated my XP to W7
SP 1 is installed as are all current updates.

Installation went fine and once running goes well but more often than not I am having difficulty on start up.
When I power up the start up gets as far as the W7 logo then simply goes no further.
The comp just freezes there untill I switch it off again no matter how long I wait.
When powered up again I have attempted several startup repairs in system recovery options. No faults are found.
After resorting to a system restore the computer will always start up successfully.

I use an external drive and have tried starting up without it connected to see if it makes a difference but no.

I'm starting to get fed up of having to constantly do system restores to get the comp going.
Absolutely any suggestions will be greatfully appreciated indeed!

Many thanks
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A:Windows 7 Pro 64 update start up problems. Please can you help?

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Did you reboot between each startup repair?

Are you also aware you can carry out a clean install using an upgrade disc?

Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

It'll be less problematic than an upgrade install.

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Updated my laptop to windows 10 I was told by Microsoft my computer was compatible had no problems until this latest update . It failed to install after 2 attempts and then on the third attempt it shut down and now won't even start up again it looks like it's blown a fuse the only thing that works is the white light by power point

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My windows update service is not working When I try to manually update I get an error window that says quot Windows Update cannot currently check for updates because the service is not running You may need to restart your computer quot There is no error code I've contacted Microsoft and here are the Windows Service start Update won't steps I've taken per their instructions Clean boot Using msconfig I've disabled all non-microsoft services then restarted Rename the Windows Update Softwaredistribution folder I actually wasn't able to do this I accessed the command prompt as an administrator and entered this command Windows Update Service won't start quot net stop WuAuServ quot w o quotations The response I get is quot the service name is invalid quot Verify the relevant Windows Update services When I go to quot services msc quot Windows Update is not listed in my services BITS is set to automatic If you have any ideas please help I have of course ran malware scans I have some screen shots update log and sys info if you need it Thanks a lot

A:Windows Update Service won't start

Are you using the retail version of windows 7???
or are you still on the RTM/RC edition?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/windows-update-service-wont-start-435187.html
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NOT every PC is affected, therefore I believe GPO is not the issue here. Last time these computer made contact with WSUS server was more or less the same time when I applied the Windows Updates. I have also compared installed updates on my PC (infected)
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A:Windows won't update! Services won't start.

Please perform the following, so that we can get the exact specs of your computer. This will better assist us in helping you more.Publish a Snapshot using SpeccyThe below is for those who cannot get onlinePlease take caution when attaching a text file to your post if you cannot copy/paste the link to your post, you will need to edit it to make sure that your Windows Key is not present.You are getting Error 5 due to you not using an elevated console. Go to Start > All Programs > Accessories > right click on Command Prompt then select Run As Administrator.

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So I noticed my MS Security Essentials stopped updating and then I noticed my updates werent even running.

When I try to start the Automatic Update service I get

Windows could not start the Windows Update service on the local machine
Error 193: 0xc1

Ive been scouring the net nad running things left and right to try to fix it
I used the MS Fixit and that errors out as well.

I run sfc /scannow and it says there were some files that could not be repaired.

I tried doing an Update Install and that error'd out as well.

Im pretty much at a loss and really would rather not reinstall the whole OS.
Im sure its something small and stupid I am not doing but would
really like some new ideas.

Thanks

A:Windows Update Service Will not start

See if this helps Windows Update error 80246008
Or this http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971058

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A:Windows Update won't start. Says it is starting

Download Process Explorer: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896653.aspxUnzip ProcessExplorer.zip, and double click on procexp.exe to run the program.Click on View > Select Colunms.In addition to already pre-selected options, make sure, the Command Line is selected, and press OK.Go File>Save As, and save the report as Procexp.txt.Attach the file to your next reply.============================Please download Farbar Service Scanner Download Link and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:

Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply.

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Good Evening All,

I've spent some time trying to overcome the above problem, which came to light via an action centre message yesterday. This follows on from another problem where I had 2 Microsoft Updates which kept installing themselves over and over. I ran various 'Fixits', which didn't, so eventually I just hid the 2 offending updates.

I have tried a system restore which didn't work, and now I find that there are no restore points before today's date, and yes, I have clicked on 'show more restore points'.

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Any suggestions would be gratefully received.

Rob.

A:[SOLVED] Windows Update Won't Start

Try to recover the Windows using recovery cd/drive then try to update it.
Mention your Windows version for better reply.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/solved-windows-update-wont-start-691850.html
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Can anyone guide me to resolve my windows update error.
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I did couple of times, not resolved. Went through forums and read about the services.msc. But it is not really running in services.msc. Can someone guide me to start the windows update in services.
I am attaching the scrrenshots also for you reference.
Kindly help me.

A:How to start windows update in serices

Please open an Elevated Command Prompt and run the following commands - post the results....

NET START WUAUSERV
NET START BITS
NET START BFE


Here are some instructions to make life easier
1) To open an Elevated Command Prompt Window (the CP window), click on Start, All Programs, Accessories – then right-click on Command Prompt, and select Run as Administrator. Accept the UAC prompt.
2) To run the commands easier, highlight the block of commands, and right-click on the highlight – select Copy. In the CP Window, click on the black/white icon at top left – select Paste. The commands will run but may not complete the last command, so hit the Enter Key once.
3) To copy the results... click on the Black/White icon in the top left, and select Edit... 'Select All', and hit the Enter key - then use Ctrl+V or r-click+Paste to paste it into your response.


NOTE: there's a good chance that your system has at one time been infected with a major malware - and there's no point in attempting to fix it if the malware is still present!
What Anti-Virus is currently installed? Is it up-to-date?
What other AV's have been installed on this machine?

While waiting for a response to the above :-
Please boot to Safe Mode with Networking, and download and install Malwarebytes Anti-malware (free version) from http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free/ - UNtick 'Enable free trial of MBAM PRO' at the end of the installation - and update it, then run a full scan in your main account, and Quick scans in any other user accounts.
Reboot to Normal mode

Delete everything it finds

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Please can someone help me!?

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A:Windows update wont start.

Try repair BITS service An update is available to fix a Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) crash on a Windows Vista-based computer
or reset the whole WU with enabled "aggressive mode" How do I reset Windows Update components?

http://www.vistax64.com/windows-updates/250092-windows-update-wont-start.html
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A:cannot start windows automatic update

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A:Can't start Windows after incomplete update

What CD/DVD disk[s] do you have? OEM Windows 7? Microsoft "blue-disk" set? Your created rescue DVD? Your created rescue USB stick? Can you do an F12 [or is it F9] to get into the Boot Menu [where you can choose what to boot]?

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A:Windows Update will not start, crashes Windows Explorer

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A:Windows fail to start after windows update / BSOD

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A:Windows update Downloading Wont start

Hi: See if running the automated windows update fix it tool resolves the problem. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/gp/windows-update-issues/en-us

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Boot-and-Lockup/Windows-update-Downloading-Wont-start/td-p/5351951
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Originally Posted by wilson333


Hello!

I am just wondering is there any way to remove or somehow modify start screen new search and power options icons on Windows 8.1 Update 1? Does anybody knows how to do this?



Hello wilson333 and welcome:
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/259422/windows-update-in-start-menu-wont-go-away/
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A:G780 - Windows 8.1 update - Can't Start Dolby Aud...

hi Sperl19,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
Your Dolby may not be synced with the Audio driver after the update,
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Here's what to do:
 
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If ever you found it install that and it should bring your dolby back
 
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A:How to enable new Start menu in Windows 8.1 Update 1?

Originally Posted by mvalpreda


Did a fresh install of Windows 8.1 Update 1 from a TechNet ISO. Trying to figure out how to activate the new Start menu. I click on Start and get the the Start screen, click on the Start button and get the same. Gone through a few settings when I right click the task bar, properties and I don't see anything obvious in there.

I know I'm on Update 1 since I can minimize Metro apps.



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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/262336/windows-vista-failed-to-start-after-update/
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I got this problem after updating to Windows 8.1 Update 1. If I start my PC after Windows Shutdown, I can't start any program or do anything(incl. shutdown, restart or anything). My desktop loads and I can open the metro screen, but I can't start any program or do anything.

I tried to power off my PC instead of shutting down and everything works fine untill the next shutdown.

What can be causing this or where can I check logs or anything?

Thanks in advance!

http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/44423-windows-8-1-update-1-programs-wont-start-after-shutdown.html
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How can I post my log here?
I don't know much about computers and something is going on after updating.
I work in 6 hours and I gotta go to sleep but will come back when I wake up.
Also my audio has been disabled which is weird.
No realtek update works, and when i uninstall audio driver windows keeps installing hd audio drivers.
does my computer think it has windows 10?

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Hello Friends.
Since installing the update 1, I have a random problem: when I click on the start button, it does not respond.
The solution? Log off or restart the computer.
It's strange, because without the update, I did not have this problem.
Could anyone help?

Thanks!

A:Windows 8.1 Update 1 Bug: The start button is locked .

Hello Pablo,

Do you have any 3rd party Start Menu program installed that may have an option to disable the Start button?

http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/44430-windows-8-1-update-1-bug-start-button-locked.html
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