Ever since I downloaded and installed a Windows Update said to be critical, my programs keep crashing for no explainable reason and whenever my monitor goes to sleep I get a blue screen error message saying that ChKdsk needs to check my hard drive for various reasons? Anybody else having similarr problems? I've tried to restore windows back to prior date but the backup and restored program will not let me?
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The Windows XP Home operating system has the ability to connect to the Internet and download updates from the Microsoft servers. These updates provide critical and optional security, stability and feature upgrades for the operating system to help keep it operating smoothly. Running this update program is easy to do for users of all skill levels and it's a crucial part of keeping your computer working correctly.
Boot up your computer and log in to the operating system. Click on the "Start" button, click on "All Programs" and then click on "Windows Update." Click the "Express" button and wait for the Windows Update utility to scan your computer for a list of currently installed updates. Once this process is finished, you are shown a list of available updates you can install. Click the "Install Updates" button to start downloading the updates. If any license agreements appear, read them and then click the "I accept" button to continue with the update process. Once the updates finish installing, you need to restart your computer. Hope this helps.
uninstall the asus smartlogon program thru add/remove programs. Then go ahead and go to this page:
click on the download button. This will download version 1.0.7. Not sure the current version that your running but download this one and install it. If you happen to find a more current version. You can always download that one at a later date.
Thishelp yourself post will help you improve the performance of yourmachine. Also follow the below steps to check for the security threats.
"Unexplained computer behavior may be caused by deceptive software".
1. Run theMicrosoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool 2. Download ATF Cleaner by Microsoft MVP Atribune from http://www.atribune.org/ - Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program. - Click Select All found at the bottom of the list. - Click the Empty Selected button. - Click Exit on the Main menu to close the program. - Shutdown/restart the computer. 3. Next, download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware to your desktop. [Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware was created by a Microsoft MVP and is free for personal use]. - Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program. -At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes'Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish. - If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version. - Once the program has loaded, select Perform full scan, then click Scan. - When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results. - Be sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected. 4. Download, install, update and run: SUPERAntispyware(freeware) - How do I download and install SUPERAntiSpyware? - Customer Service and Product Support (FAQs) 5. If still no joy see and follow carefully: "Checking for/Help with Spyware, Malware and Hijackware" Once you are sure enough that, it's not the Spyware. Now the next step will be to perform the Windows Update. After performing the Windows Update, check if problem exist. Also you can check the Event Viewer under Control Panel -> Administrative Tool & look for which exact service is causing the problem.
To make it short, you can try un-installing SP3, but the reason you computer is crashing is due to a program that is having incompatibility issues. That doesn't meant that your programs can run on SP3, it mean your programs and maybe even your drivers were install when you had SP2 and they didn't like the service pack update. You can definitely try to find which programs or driver are causing the problems but I recommend. Do a full format(non quick) and then a fresh install of windows and then update windows, and also try to download the latest drivers from the manufactures website and then install your programs.
**So yes I recommend an operating system re-install.
Sounds like you already have the most recent version of Windows. If you recently installed the new Windows then you have to have the most critical updates installed before you can download any other updates. Mine was SP Pack 3. Go to windows Update in your start button and let Windows do a thorough search for your updates. Most of the time Windows has to be Verified as the first download which it installs, then after that find something else to do, because your Updates will keep coming all day. Good Luck.
Did you try uninstalling the last batch of updates? To see the updates under "Add or Remove Programs", you'll need to check the appropriate box at the top. If uninstalling does not help, you may have to start over.
Possible approaches to avoid the same issue when starting over:
Don't use SP3, unless you know that you *need* it. Check Wikipedia to decide whether you need it.
Install OS with SP2 and all updates, only then apply SP3.
Don't install all updates at once. Install them in batches of, say, 10 a batch. If the same thing happens, you know which batch was responsible.