Question about Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

1 Answer

Reaccuring boot problem in vista

This started with a fairly new installation of windows vista 64-bit, it did not happen earlier, it started and has not gone away. Problem is i dont remember what i did so i could undo it to fix the problem.

The machine is a asrock p45ts with an intel core 2 duo e8500, 4gb of a-data memory and a samsung spinpoint F1 1TB, LG dvd+-r IDE. Every 2-3 boots vista gives the error:

file: ootcd
status: 0xc000000f
Info: An error occurred while attempting to read the boot configuration data

Now as i am able to use google, i found different fixes. I´ve tried a lot of them, normal vista repair, bootrec commands etc. It fixes it for the time being but a couple restarts later the same error reaccures.

Ive tried the repair console, funny thing is the drive can be read, everything is there, if i try to do a bcdedit it cant find it. with bootrec /rebuildbcd it fixes it for the time being. I´ve tried the vista startup repair too, the log file it creates says that the root problem had to do with the partition table, and a partition table repair was performed.

It also seems that the vista shutdown procedure is not going right, and might be why the bootbcd might be corrupt. Every now and then even though I am able to boot the computer it gives the default hard restart message of ''vista did not shut down properly'' even though it did shut down normaly.

Ive tried to remember what i did that made this problem start, and it might have been the .inf drivers which i installed from the asrock site, or not. Ive tried just about every bios setting to try to fix it, but nothing helps. Got any clues what i could try?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that has over 500 points.

  • Expert
  • 213 Answers

HII
i got one answer in web
please check out this
if this not help you
we can move furthur http://www.kqzyfj.com/click-3245371-10520244

Posted on Nov 25, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I want hp psc 1315 all-in-one printer scanner copier Software & Driver




Here are thedrivers . When you click on the links, give it a minute and they will'pop-up' on your screen. When you click 'Save' the driver package willbegin to download. OS Type Version Date Added File Size File Type Download Link (About) Windows XP Driver 4.2.0 - Basic 2008-05-17 48.54 MB exe HP PSC 1315 Windows XP Printer Driver Download Windows 2000 Driver 4.2.0 - Basic 2008-05-17 48.54 MB exe HP PSC 1315 Windows 2000 Printer Driver Download Windows XP 64-bit Driver 1.0 - Beta 2008-05-10 58.43 MB exe HP PSC 1315 Windows XP 64-bit Printer Driver Download Windows Vista 64-bit Driver 080.001.237.000 2008-05-13 163.07 MB exe HP PSC 1315 Windows Vista 64-bit Printer Driver Download Windows Vista Driver 080.001.237.000 2008-05-13 163.07 MB exe HP PSC 1315 Windows Vista Printer Driver Download Windows 7 Driver 13.1.0 2009-12-04 362.68 MB exe HP PSC 1315 Windows 7 Printer Driver Download Windows 7 64-bit Driver 13.1.0 2009-12-04 362.68 MB exe HP PSC 1315 Windows 7 64-bit Printer Driver Download ALTERNATIVEDOWNLOAD LOCATION.
Note: These are LARGE files and may take some time to download.

Save the driver file somewhere on your computer where you will be easily ableto find it, such as your desktop.

After downloading, go to the location where you saved the file and double clickon the file. Then simply follow the on-screen instructions for installing thedriver.

HPPSC 1315 Windows 7 Printer Driver Download

HPPSC 1315 Windows 7 64-bit Printer Driver Download

THE HP SOFTWARE IS AVAILABLE THROUGH YOUR OPERATING SYSTEM. ON WINDOWS CLICKSTART AND THEN SELECT THE WINDOWS FAX AND SCAN ICON.

Software: Download optionsand information Description: clip_image002.png This software installs a copy of the help files onto your computer. Install this software if you did not install from the CD or if you did not install the full featured version of the software. Do not install this software if the help files for the HP PSC 1315 are already installed on your computer.

To see if the help files are already installed on your computer, check the following destination:

Windows XP: On the Windows taskbar, click Start, click All Programs, point to HP, click PSC All-In-One 1310 series, and then click Help.

Windows Vista: On the Windows taskbar, click the Windows icon, click All Programs, point to HP, click PSC All-In-One 1310 series, and then click Help. Details andspecifications File name: clip_image002.png MaggiMinus_Installer_24Nov08.exe [1/1, 24.91M] System requirements: clip_image002.png No additional prerequisites Released: clip_image002.png 2008-12-04 Version: clip_image002.png 1.1 Compatibility: clip_image002.png Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows Vista (64-bit), Microsoft Windows XP 64-Bit Edition, Microsoft Windows XP Fix/Enhancement: clip_image002.png Updated the file to make the help files available from the Windows Start menu after installation is complete.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareDownloadIndex?softwareitem=mp-66177-3&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&os=228&product=374568&sw_lang=&key=null&site=null

Apr 13, 2011 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Not sure what happened ,lost parts of my os for vista home premium 64 bit ,no sound, not even beepcodes,no text when atempting restore ,limited control in command promt, still have some stuff ,pictures...


Which do you have - Vista Home Premium or Vista Home Basic? The title of this question category and what you said you have doesn't match. I'll assume you had Home Premium 64 Bit. Yes you can upgrade to Windows 7, 64 Bit. Please be aware that there is the 64 Bit and the 32 Bit versions. Check with your OEM of the computer before you upgrade. In the upgrade process, Windows 7 will create a folder called "windows.old" once the install has completed. There you will find the data you had from the old operating system like pictures and documents. Before you do the upgrade, I recommend downloading and installing the Windows 7 Advisor to check on any software and hardware issues - the advisor will list those problems before you can upgrade so that you can make the corrections.

Dec 17, 2010 | Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic for PC

1 Answer

Hi, when i try to install cisco vpn on my xp machine, it is throwing 1721 error.



Cisco VPN Client for Windows Vista, release 5.0.0.340, does not support the following:

blank.gifMicrosoft Windows NT, 98, and ME.

blank.gifSystem upgraded from Windows XP or earlier Windows operating systems to Vista. (Clean OS installation required.)

blank.gifCombination of Cisco Unified Video Advantage 2.1.2 and McAfee HIPS Patch 4 Build 688. To avoid system failures, uninstall either of these two applications, upgrade McAfee to the latest version, or use VPN Client 4.6.x.

blank.gifStart Before Logon.

blank.gifSmartCard authentication.

blank.gifIntegrated firewall

blank.gifInstallShield.

blank.gifAuto Update.

blank.gifTranslated Online Help. Online Help is provided only in English.

blank.gif64-bit Windows operating systems. For x-64 support, customers should explore with their Cisco sales representative the use of the next-generation Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client.

Nov 04, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

5 Answers

I'm trying to upgrade from 64-bit Vista to 64 bit Windows 7. When I run the installation disk, I'm getting the following error message, which appears to be contradictory in my opinion:...


I have seen this type of problem before, the only real way around it is to install a fresh copy of windows 7 not to upgrade, you will receive a message that asks you if you want to keep the previous windows in a folder called old windows, from there you will be able to access all your old files and programs, be aware though some programs may not work on windows 7, and you may need to have updated drivers for the systems peripherals. So when you run the windows 7 disk choose clean install and go from there. i hope this helps

Feb 04, 2010 | Microsoft Computers & Internet

1 Answer

I just bought a new Dell running 64-bit Vista Home Premium. My problem is, when trying to install my printer, it says the drivers are not compatible with the 64-bit operationg system. The Dell website has...


Contact the Printers Manf. or go to its web site for drivers.
If that fails, you may want to daul boot with a 32bit system.
Also, you may want to Gogle the printer for a 64bit driver.
Drivers.com, Drivers downloads.com

Aug 27, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium with...

1 Answer

Adobe Photo Deluxe 2.0 will not work with Vista


yes
if your machine is 64-bit Vista, then you need to install Windows XP-64bit.
you can install Windows 32-bit on a 64-bit machine, it will work. just not as good. However, you can't install 64-bit OS on a 32-bit machine.
if the machine is 32-bit then you can install any type of OS you want, you can even install them as dual boot.

Dec 29, 2008 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

1 Answer

O s


The four things that make 64-bit Vista inadvisable for ordinary users are:
1: No compatibility with old 16-bit Windows apps. This means ancient Windows 3.x software, which most people don't run any more, but 16-bit code can still pop up in the darndest places. Like, for instance, in the installer programs for other apps.
2: No automatic registry and file redirection, which is what 32-bit Vista uses to allow existing software to work with Vista's better user account security, even if the software wants to do admin-rights stuff to the registry and Program Files directory. Many apps still break in 32-bit Vista, but many more break in the 64-bit version.
3: No compatibility with existing 32-bit drivers. Everything on your computer will need a new driver. 64-bit WinXP is the same, and there aren't many 64-bit computers on which Vista won't at least install, but 64-bit Windows also has...
4: No support for unsigned drivers.

Jan 28, 2008 | Computers & Internet

Not finding what you are looking for?
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition Logo

207 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Microsoft Computers & Internet Experts

micky dee

Level 3 Expert

2635 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18333 Answers

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Are you a Microsoft Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...