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I am using windows media centre in vista ultimate. media centre runs perfectly for about 10 seconds then shuts down. i restart it and it keeps doing the same thing. this problem has only started recently. previously it worked fine.

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You need updates bro or better yet consult microsoft product support. too much problems are found on Vista as of lately so... good luck !!!!!

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There is certain bug in the window vista which uses to make delays in the situation like restart. You just have to do is update your vista through window updates( i.e. Turn on your window updates.) This will removes this patch. Up till the full update of service pack 3 is gain you can just do is remove all temp and prefetch files(type in run : temp; %temp% and prefetch) this will gain some what boost to your vista.

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I have an HP Pavilion m9040n, it came with Vista but I upgraded to Windows 7 Ultimate. Since November 2009, the system will boot up normally until it gets to the Windows 7 startup logo. When the Welcome...


since you have hp computer and you have extended warranty on the desktop, so you can do one thing. call up hp and take the support of level 2 support which is called "smart friend" charges are $59.99 and valid fo 3 days.
second option is that you check weather you have upgraded from vista ultimate to win 7 ultimate or not. any other version will give you the problem.
it should be from ultimate to ultimate.
third reason could be possible that the upgrage is not done properly. bring the system to vista back and try upgrading once again. remember the version should be the same. ultimate to ultimate.
downgrade to vista steps:-
first disconnect all external h/w like printer, fax, and a)internet modem if they are attached to the computer,
2)shut the computer off
3)the moment u restart the computer keep tapping the f11 key continously till you get the recovery manager window. stop tapping the key.
4) follow the wizard to do system recover on the computer. which will format the hard drive and reload vista.
Trust me i am working for people and into this proffesion from last 5 years and i will tell you that microsoft has provided the best s/w vista till now.
people are crazy about win 7 but the s/w is still under testing period and lot of people are facing problem.
anyways ur choice !
if you feel unsecure to do the resolution given above then take the help of hp smart friend. tel number is : 866-211-5207.
i am working for the same.

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Just bought a new Windows Vista HP and when I type a letter on yahoo the ''letters are missing in every other words?''


try shutting it down and restarting the computer shut it down for about 5-10 minutes then restart it when u shut it off unplug the keyboard and just before you restart the computer plug in the keyboard

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Vista RAM usage ?


The minimum recommended ram for Vista is 1 GB, generally accepted practical minimum is 2 GB. A 1 GB system will be kinda laggy. Maximum RAM for 32 bit Vista is 4 GB.

Vista Home Premium is roughly equivalent to Windows XP Media Center Edition (Has Media Center, cann't be put on a DOMAIN type network)

Vista Business is roughly equivalent to Windows XP Professional (Can Join a Domain, Doesn't have Media Center)

Vista Ultimate has all available freatures of Vista, you can do any windows function with Ultimate

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Sleep Mode Lockup on Dell Inspirion 530 w/ Vista


Try hitting the "Windows" key on your keyboard to bring it out of sleep mode. The "Windows" key is generally found on the bottom row of the keyboard, near the Alt and Ctrl keys, and it has no letters on it, just the Windows logo. That key brings my Windows Vista machines out of sleep mode when other keys won't.

As for the power button, anytime you need to force a computer to turn off, you can press and hold the power button to do so. Usually, you need to hold the power button for 5-10 seconds and it will shut down. Use this option with caution, as it turns the computer off without running through the shutdown process and can cause you to lose data.

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Hello. I am running vista home ultimate 64bit. Manually I am unable to create a restore point. Error message 0x8004230F unexpected error for shadow copy provider. I have check in the computer management...


Sometimes, Windows Vista Ultimate 64bit will not allow to create a restore point as it is self scheduled to create its own restore system restore points.

To over-come this: turn the system off, press the on button and keep pressing the F8 button to get into Safe Mode. Once you are in Safe Mode, go to the System Restore and then create a Restore Point. Once you have done this, shut down and restart the system, you will then see your restore point that you have created.

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When i try to shut down my computer it does not shut doen but it gets restart every time


What version of windows are you running? Also, when did this problem start and how old is your PC?

On 2000/XP: On your start menu click on Run and type the following command: SHUTDOWN -s -t 01

This will shut down windows, and then you can safely turn off your computer. You may have to hold the power button for 10 seconds before it turns off.

NOTE: This is not a fix, just a temporary solution.

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Great info furnished, were you doing a VISTA UPGRADE or a separate full install to have a dual boot system.
For now-to get up and running reinstall XP via the CD

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Have 2. When I try to close down, Computer crashes. All stops. If I get to Windows is Shutting Down, it takes 30-60minutes before it shuts down. Second problem- Keep getting notice to update Windows Media...


There are many reasons for Windows to freeze on shutdown.

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Try rolling back to the previous version of Media Player. Go to Control Panel, Add & Remove Programs. Click on Windows Media Player and select remove. It will give you the option to go back to the previous version.

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