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Failed updates send PC into endless reboot loop

Q: Failed updates send PC into endless reboot loop

Hey all It's send Failed endless updates loop into reboot PC been quite a while since my last post but Failed updates send PC into endless reboot loop I've been having a problem with Windows Update I have pending updates I've had to Failed updates send PC into endless reboot loop do a system restore twice now and every time I install them several of them fail After installing these updates my computer is sent into an endless reboot loop Failed updates send PC into endless reboot loop where it can't reach past the login screen My only guess is that either the failed updates or a successful yet damaging update is the source of the problem Also I've been living in a new place for about a month which has caused a few problems as far as network connection goes Whenever I boot up the internet connection takes about - seconds to initialize which causes a few program errors not sure if this has anything to do with it Although I installed updates around weeks ago on the same network without any issues Here is a screenshot of my failed updates Any help would be greatly appreciated

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Preferred Solution: Failed updates send PC into endless reboot loop

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Dell Latitude D830 laptop, Vista OS

I had to format and reinstall Windows and used Windows Update to install fixes. When it needed to reboot, I would occasionally get caught in an endless reboot loop. The computer would POST and the progress bar on the Windows loading screen would get about halfway across then blue screen and reboot. I am able to use my Windows CD to do a system restore but that would undo some updates. I changed the setting so it wouldn't automatically reboot and got these errors:

STOP: 0x0000007B (0x80403bA0, 0xC0000034, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)

A:Windows Updates causing endless reboot loop

If I am not mistaken 7B points to an inaccessible boot device, may be a defective hard drive. Since you are using DELL, may be it has a recovery partition that you can use to fix/undo any changes. Can you into Safe Mode? Did you try Last Known Good Configuration?

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A:PC in an endless reboot loop

Have you tried using Last Know Good Configuration?

When you start to boot into safe mode...arrow up to Last known Good Configuration and hit enter.

If you are still unable to boot into normal mode, then run the following scans in safe mode:

You may need to download them using a different computer and transfer via USB if safe mode with networking wont allow you to download them:
Please download DDS from either of these links

LINK 1
LINK 2

and save it to your desktop.

Disable any script blocking protection
Double click dds.pif to run the tool.
When done, two DDS.txt's will open.
Save both reports to your desktop.
---------------------------------------------------
Please include the contents of the following in your next reply:

DDS.txt
Attach.txt.
NEXT
Download GMER Rootkit Scanner from here or here.

Extract the contents of the zipped file to desktop.
Double click GMER.exe. If asked to allow gmer.sys driver to load, please consent .
If it gives you a warning about rootkit activity and asks if you want to run scan...click on NO.
Click the image to enlarge it

In the right panel, you will see several boxes that have been checked. Uncheck the following ...
IAT/EAT
Drives/Partition other than Systemdrive (typically C:\)
Show All (don't miss this one)

Then click the Scan button & wait for it to finish.
Once done click on the [Save..] button, and in the File name area, type in "Gmer.txt" or it will save as a .log file which cannot be uploaded to your post.

Save it where you can easily find it, such as your desktop, and attach it in your reply.

**Caution**
Rootkit scans often produce false positives. Do NOT take any action on any "<--- ROOKIT" entries
 

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A:XP Won't Reboot-Endless Loop

I have basically the same problem (Compaq, 9 year old computer, prefer not to lose what I have on it, no real backup) and my error codes are: STOP 0X00000024 (0X000190203 0X84F7A9F8 0XC0000102 0X00000000) XP screen for 1/2 second or less, compaq screen, then, black screen with options (safe modes , last known, windows normal, etc.) I never get to anything but those 3 screens. I'm at my wits end! What do I do??? Thanks!!!
 

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A:PC won't reboot-Stuck in Endless Loop

STOP 0x7B INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE this can mean that the boot file has become corrupted or that the HDD has failed. Download the ISO image for Drive Fitness in my signature and burn the image to CD using IMGBurn also in my signature. Boot off of the newly created CD and run the Short and Extended tests on the drive. If either test cannot fix the problem, or fails, then the drive needs to be replaced.

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A:Endless Windows 8 Reboot Loop

Are you able to access the system at any time? Or do you always fail to start Windows?

If you can get into Windows, Please follow the http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ta-452654.html to provide the crash reports.

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A:Endless reboot loop - winlogon.exe (And a bonus)

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Three of these machines recently have become stuck in an endless loop after some windows updates. They reboot at "applying windows operation 1170".

I've recently put Deep Freeze on these machines, and they're stuck in a frozen state right now.

I've tried safe mode, startup recovery, unfreezing via the server console... with no luck with anything.

So, I'm assuming Deep Freeze is the cause of the problem. Is there anyway I can get into the computer to disable it?

A:Endless reboot loop from windows update

Did you try Safe mode?

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A:Am I infected with something? Endless reboot loop, BSOD

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A:Computer infected, endless reboot loop, BSOD

Please sit tight and be patient.

I have requested that an experienced helper who specialises in malware-related un-bootable computers respond to your topic.

Thank you.

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A:Endless Reboot Loop When Upgrading from Vista to Windows 7

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

I don't know whether you were aware, but you can use your Windows 7 upgrade disc to carry out a clean install.

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A:Belkin N1 Vision Router in endless reboot-loop

Avoid Belkin....
I personally went through two Belkin routers had horrible reception. So I bought an expensive Belkin exact same issues. Took that one back and bout a Linksys and no more random signal loss and drops.
Granted the one you have is much nicer than Belkin 4-5 Years ago, but I still see bad performance from most of my customers that use Belkin.

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A:[SOLVED] Endless Reboot Loop When Upgrading from Vista to Windows 7

Hi,

Have you tried booting from the win 7 cd and using the start up repair option? If that doesn't work go to the command prompt on the cd type C: and hit return (this changes the drive from x: to c:) then type sfc /scannow and post back if these work or not

Good Luck

Steve

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A:HP 8710p Failed BIOS update - Now Endless LOOP - Trying to r...

I had a very similar experience.  Here is how I fixed it. Download sp41954.exe from here  or search for it.  Double-click on the file to launch the application.  If you are running Vista or higher, close the program, go to where it extracted (C:\swsetup\sp41954) and find the file FirmwareUpdater.exe.  Right-click on the file and select properties.  Click the Compatibility tab and select "Run this program in compatibility mode for: Windows XP (Service Pack 3)".  Launch FirmwareUpdater.exe and create a bootable diskette.  If you are running XP, you can create the bootable diskette from the sp41954 directly. Power off the laptop.  Connect the USB Floppy drive with the newly created diskette to the laptop.  Hold down all four arrow keys while turning on the laptop.  Continue to hold down the four arrow keys until you see either the num-lock or cap-lock key flashing ( don't remember which).  It should be reading from the diskette.  After a minute or so, the laptop should reboot and operate normally. When I did this, I disconnected everything from the laptop and removed the battery.  I do not know if it was necessary to remove everything or not. Hope this helps.

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Configuring updates: Stage 3 of 3 - 0% complete, Do Not Turn Off Computer.

I have tried to start in safe mode with networking and the same message appears and the endless loop process starts all over again.

Is there a way to stop this process? If so how?

A:Configuring updates endless loop

You should try this: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949358.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/configuring-updates-endless-loop-400446.html
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A:Endless reboot loop / chkdsk. Safe mode fails to load.

We don't have you system specs that would tell us how many RAM modules you have installed.
I would tend to try to eliminate which module has the errors and run without that if I were you.
You might look at this:
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A:Failed Hard Drive = Xp Reboot Loop, Help Please

The only thing I could think of that might conceivably work is to make a copy of UBCD and try to hook up the drive but boot with the UBCD. You might then be able to move files to another drive until you free up space on that drive. Since it's not booting the Windows operating system, it might work, but it seems a long shot. I have used UBCD with a thumb drive to move files that I wanted to keep.

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A:Endless Update Search and Endless Restart loop

Hi,
 
First let's try to find what is going on...
 
Download MiniToolBox and save the file to the Desktop.
Close the browser and run the tool, check the following options:
Report IE Proxy Settings
Report FF Proxy Settings
List last 10 Event Viewer Errors
List Installed Programs
List Users, Partitions and Memory size
List Restore Points
Click on Go.
Post the resulting log in your next reply.
 

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A:Reboot Loop after Win7 Updates

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
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A:Windows stuck in reboot loop after updates

Hello,

Since your problem was a completely different issue than was being discussed, I've split it off into it's own thread. In the future, please do not piggy back onto another thread with an issue different than what is being discussed.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-stuck-in-reboot-loop-after-updates.868836/
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A:The Reboot-Configuring Updates Loop of Hell.

If your recovery DVD is SP1, then you can install SP2 after reinstallation, this will save many of the 81 updates from being installed.

It must be SP1 before you can install SP2

I would reinstall again.

SP2 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...d5-f907-4406-9012-a5c3199ea2b3&displaylang=en

SP1 if you need it http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...6D-5EBB-413B-89C9-CB3D06D12674&displaylang=en
 

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A:Failure configuring Windows updates, reboot loop

Once it's reverted, are you able to get into Windows OK?

If so,
Pleasefollow the WindowsUpdate Posting Instructions and postthe requested data

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That issue certainly doesn't sound good.

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A:Endless Updates and *Endless Repairs*

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Does your Windows 7 copy include the Service Pack 1?
 
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A:Todays updates failed - Now stuck in a "boot loop?"

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NOT IN PICTURE
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A:Endless loop

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/297185
 

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A:Endless Loop

  
Quote: Originally Posted by richc46


There have been several comments in this forum that a problem has been encountered while installing W&, ie process fails, then starts again in an endless loop.

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Welcome to Windows 7 Rich.
Refer to the top of the forum for installation tutorials.
As suggested success is achivable by copying the disk contents on to a partition in C:\ drive, making the partition bootable and running the installation.
For further information refer to the Sticky's at the top of the forum.

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A:Computer in an Endless Loop

Do you still have your OS disk? try to boot off it and select repair and see if that helps.
 

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A:Endless rebooting loop

You could hook it up as a slve drive on another computer and get what you want from the driveOr you could invest in a IDE/SATA USB CABLE 2.0 and connect drive to the molex and usb 2.0 ide/satathat way youcan get the folder in question............but the blue screen with the ERROR is to me unrepairable....i got a harddrive with the same errori ran the repair from windows cd and it did nothing so i bought a ide/sata usb 2.0 cablegot my info that way ...hope it works for you if you choose to it that wayhttp://www.amazon.com/USB-2-0-SATA-5-25-Ad...r/dp/B000J2GUS0http://www.usb-port.com/sa300.htmlhttp://www.usb-ware.com/usb-2-ide-sata-adapter.htmThose are a few links

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Hard drive is EIDE 320GB

I dont know what else to say, when I hold f8 to try safe mode, it gives me a menu asking from what boot device to use:

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thanks for the help
 

A:My Boot up is an endless loop

When you formatted the drive, did you also delete the previous partition on the drive? Might be worth a shot. Also make sure the Boot sequence is correct in the BIOS and that it does include the hard drive.

Also, whats the background info for this? Is this a new build or a system you are reformatting and if reformatting were you having other issues before?
 

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A:Endless loop trying to install

Sounds like something in the installation failed, though I could be wrong.

Try this: Repair Install

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A:Endless XP Installation Loop

What medium are you using to attempt this install?

Did you delete all partitions/structures on the drive...before attempting the install?

The only time that I've ever seen an attempted install skip the F8 acceptance (which is key)...it was something weird like the CMOS battery or a RAM issue or a slipstreamed CD that I had not burned correctly (it only happened once and I don't remember just what I did to overcome it). I have multiple disks so it may have been that.

I would first check to see if the BIOS recognizes the hard drive...then I would run a diagnostic on the hard drive.

After having done that to satisfy myself that the drive is properly recognized and in working order...I would insert the XP CD and attempt the install.

It wouldn't hurt to clean the CD used either (plain water, soft cotton cloth (T-shirt), do not rub in circular or oval motion, strainght lines across surface of disk.

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A:Endless Boot Up Loop

Try last known good configuration from the safe mode boot menu. If you get in to safe mode, run msconfig again, under the general tab click the normal startup, and under the boot.ini tab, make sure that safe boot is unchecked.

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A:endless loop cycle

Does anyone have any suggestions how to get my XP machine to boot up? It goes through this loop where it prompts for for various starting modes. When one is selected it reboots, but goes back to that selection mode. Don't know if I described it 100% correctly. Anybody?
 

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A:OS install; endless loop

Not sure why you think W2K doesn't know about NTFS, it most certainly does.

Sounds like you did not set the boot order back to hd then cd after the first install reboot. If you don't install just keeps starting again.
 

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A:[SOLVED] Endless loop

are you doing a clean install

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A:Endless startup loop

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A:Caught in an endless loop

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A:Endless Start Loop

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A:endless rebooting loop

Hello,

Yes, please produce the logs in safe mode and post them.

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A:Endless Loop On Startup

sounds like your computer is trying to boot via the network card, check in the BIOS for the boot order, make sure that the network card is set to try after the hard drive.

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A:I am in an endless boot (?) loop

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That sounds like quite a mess!

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Don't do anything with it yet though

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A:Endless start-up loop

Do you have windows xp on cd?

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A:Endless Loop of Startup Repair

You'll need the disk for repairs. It's provided in these steps which try everything possible for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot.

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A:'Disk checking' endless loop

You could try running:

Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

in elevated command prompt.

It takes 15 minutes to an hour to finish.
Reboot when it is done.

It might help.

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Startup Repair Infinite Loop Recovery

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A:windows in endless loop on startup

What, you went to a website to follow a solution. ouch. I suggest you buy an external HD backup all your stuff and then format that drive. can you boot in safe mode ?
 

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A:[SOLVED] Endless restart loop without odv.dll?

Update:
after several attempts at REPAIR installations and upgrades of windows.. i was able to get back on my computer.. and so far everything seems to be working fine.

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A:the dreaded endless rebooting loop

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A:Chkdsk: endless boot loop

Boot feorm recovery environment, or advanced boot options->repair computer->"command prompt".
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A:Laptop won't boot / endless loop

Download BlueScreenViewNo installation required.Double click on BlueScreenView.exe file to run the program.When scanning is done, go Edit>Select All.Go File>Save Selected Items, and save the report as BSOD.txt.Open BSOD.txt in Notepad, copy all content, and paste it into your next reply.

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A:Computer on an endless restart loop

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A:endless safe mode loop

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A:Windows XP endless boot loop

I checked the ram also and it is ok. I hit F8 on boot and disabled auto restart and this is the Blue Screen Of Death Error Message I get.

***Stop: 0x0000007B (0xF798B524,0xC0000034,0x00000000,0x00000000)

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A:Stuck in an endless installation loop !

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A:Endless boot loop after reset

Try installing a fresh copy of Windows 10 if resetting the PC isn't working. There isn't any major difference between fresh installation and reset in Windows 8/8.1 or 10. However, keep in mind that this will requires Windows 10 Installation CD or bootable USB that you may have created previously.

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