Question about HP Compaq dx2000 Microtower PC Desktop

1 Answer

My laptop will not reboot

I have a laptop that when you start it, it will start updating and it goes 1of1 update up too 3 of 3, but then shuts down and does not configure anything, this process will just repeat itself, what can I do

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 5 Answers

If you have a boot disk I would suggest booting from it or you could enter safe mode at startup by hitting F8 repeatdly from the moment you start it up and see if it still does it. If so I would suggest the first option and doing a windows repair a guide appears on the windows knowledge base website.

Posted on Oct 06, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

When i turn my laptop on it just says configerating 3 of 3 and 0% then shuts down and resrarting can you help and i do not have a backup disc


Hi there,
It sounds like you have a corrupted update, try tapping the F8 button as the computer is booting, select to enter safe mode from that menu then once the machine has booted, run system restore from the accesories folder and restore to the last date you know the machine to be working (maybe even earlier if you dont install software frequently. Once this has completed the machine should reboot into normal windows. Presuming it does, I would recommend you then run windows update to try install the required updates.
Hope this helps

Sep 03, 2011 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

1 Answer

My computer is on step 3 of 3 of system updates -


It seems to be that Update was not done properly.

When computer is booting up, press "F8" key continuosly, it will bring you the Windows where you can find option say " Safe Mode". Enter in Safe mode.Once you logged into the Safe mode, go to start-->Settings-->Control Panle-->Add or Removbe programms -->Click on View upates right hand side and remove all lates update. --< Then Restart computer. It will fix the problem.

Feb 28, 2010 | PC Desktops

1 Answer

I have a Compac Presario, running VISTA. When


simply disable the automatic update service by following these steps.....
start | run | services.msc | automatic update
stop ...and disable it...click ok
and close the service manager....

then try to shutdown the machine ....

Dec 30, 2009 | PC Desktops

2 Answers

Downloaded windows automatic update stuck on 3 of 3 for last few days. tried last known good config does nothing, i always return to updating 3 of 3 cannot get my comp to do anything else. help desperately...


An issue has been identified by Microsoft that, after installing Windows Updates, a Computer displays a Configuring updates: stage 3 of 3. 0% complete message, reboots, comes back to that message again, and repeats the cycle. This problem occurs when Windows Update is attempting to install update 937287.

Follow this procedure to resolve the error:

1. Remove all connected peripheral Devices from the Computer.

2. Press and hold the power button until the Computer completely shuts down.

3. Unplug the power cord from the wall outlet.

4. Leave the Computer without any power for at least 30 seconds.

5. Reconnect the Computer to the power supply and then turn it back on.

6. Allow the Computer to start normally.


NOTE 1: Once the Computer has completely started into the Operating System, Windows Updates should automatically finish installing the update. If the update again fails to install completely, restart the Computer in Safe Mode (by tapping the F8 Kay at Start-up) and use the System Restore feature to return the Computer to a time before the issue started.

Click the Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> System Tools -> System Restore.

NOTE 2: To avoid this issue, obtain and install update 937287 from the Microsoft Download Center separately from all other updates on the Windows Update site. Install the update that applies to your version of Windows Vista so that you can successfully install future updates.

For more information about this error, refer to the Microsoft KB Article ID 949358.


Good Luck!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Dec 01, 2009 | Dell PC Desktops

1 Answer

I cannot logon to my PC


Start your PC in safe mode, to do this repeatedly tap the F8 key as soon as you turn the power on. This will then bring up an "options" screen listing boot in safe mode, safe mode with network support etc. Just use safe mode. If it goes directly to windows instead - shut it off and try again til u get the safe mode screen. The arrow keys control the selection to choose.When it starts in safe mode a black screen will usually appear with a bunch of writing, this is normal, after that it may "hang" for as long as 5 minutes, before coming up with a login screen. Sometimes hitting enter or escape will bring up the login screen faster. When you have a login screen, login and disable the updates using the software control options for the software that is trying to update. You might also go to control panel, administrator options, then services and disable automatic updates temporarily. When your pc starts in safe mode - it starts with minimal drivers and does not run updates- this allows you to change settings. You can then reboot normally and it should start properly without updating before starting.

Aug 29, 2009 | Acer Aspire AM1610-U1201A PC Desktop

2 Answers

My emachine is stuck cycling at start up


no computer is trash when you are dealing with a software issue.

boot up and tap on the f8 key... when you get to that screen... choose safe mode... if it successfully boots.... go to start menu... and restart again... it should boot... if it wants to do the update let it.... if still nothing.... f8 again and choose last known good configuration

Robert

Jan 10, 2009 | E-Machines T2742 PC Desktop

1 Answer

Ihave blue screen after my laptop just shut down


If you didn't get to log in try this.Reboot, tap the F8 key until you get to the advanced start up screen. Click on last known good configuration.
If you logged in it will not work so try to boot in safe mode. (again tap the F8 key on reboot)
The blue screen is a configuration error. Either hardware or software.
Hardware could be bad, (memory, hard drive).
Software could be any thing, (an update, new install).
If you just did a windows update and the blue screen happened I would boot to safe mode and uninstall the update.
Control panel, add/remove programs.
You might need to check the box in the top right to show updates.
Find the latest update and click remove.

Nov 14, 2008 | Acer PC Desktops

1 Answer

When I switch on Acer Aspire 5315 get message "Configuring updates 3 of 3 0% complete" for a few second then pc shuts down restarts and goes back to the same configuring updates message just...


try starting the computer in safe mode. As the computer boots keep pressing F8 until you hear a beep. The computer will or should start in safe mode, once it has everything will look big, don't worry about that for now, click on start>programs>accessories>system tools>system restore and choose a date for when you know the computer was working without any problems. Once the computer has restored it will shut down and reboot. When/if asked what mode you want to boot/start your computer choose start windows normally. I hope this helps.

Oct 22, 2008 | PC Desktops

1 Answer

I have an acer aspire laptop, when i start it up its says configuring updates stage 3 of 3 0% complete then it will shut down come back on say the same again and shut down again. it will keep on doing this


Maybe you could try the last known good configuration. When the laptop is starting up, wait until the acer screen disappears and then tap F8 on the keyboard before the windows screen comes up. You should get a black screen with some options that say safe mode. The fourth or so option on the list will be "Last Known Good Configuration". The computer should try and load windows. Hopefully that will restore the machine before the update. 

If it works it would be a good idea to go to http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com/ and fully update your laptop. This will download the update manually instead of doing it with automatic updates. 

Oct 14, 2008 | PC Desktops

1 Answer

My laptop is stuck. Screen reads" configuring updates: stage 3 of 3- 0% complete". It has been stuck like this for about 1 hour.


reboot it! guranteed vista issue
just press and hold the power button shut it down then reboot it and it will finish....

Aug 14, 2008 | PC Desktops

Not finding what you are looking for?
HP Compaq dx2000 Microtower PC Desktop Logo

Related Topics:

64 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top HP PC Desktops Experts

Fred Sops

Level 2 Expert

271 Answers

john smith

Level 2 Expert

366 Answers

Gavindu Dileepa

Level 1 Expert

10 Answers

Are you a HP PC Desktop Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...