Presario desktop windows vista, shuts down unexpectedly
In addition to shutting down, I had been unable to create recovery cd's. With recovery cd's purchased from hp, I ran recovery cd's. Updates would not install, many error messages. Service Pack 1 will not install. Still shuts down randomly, Blue screen then shuts down. I am currently waiting delivery of full version of windows vista. It will not have sp1 installed so I feel I will back to square one, updates unable to install
Windows Vista will not install on old computers. If this is your case try installing Windows XP, If this does not work you might want to try Linux (Ubuntu). which will run on almost any old computer with full capabilities. It is free and you can download it from http://www.ubuntu.com/
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Your computer is overheating, it is shutting itself down to prevent damage to the internal components.
Your computer should be serviced by a computer technician. He/she will clean the components and chassis of dust. This will increase airflow over the components, meaning your system will be stable and will not shut down unexpectedly.
Your laptop is equiped with an apticarive which is defined as Lightscribe Super Multi DVD Writer (+/-R +/-RW) with Double Layer support. This is supposed toRecovery partition (including possibility to recover system,
applications and drivers separately); Optional re-allocation of
recovery partition; Recovery CD/DVD creation tool; Symantec™ Norton
Internet Security™ 2009 (60 days live update); Notebook Help &
Microsoft® Internet Explorer; Windows Mail; Adobe® Reader. My personal advice is to install NERO CD/DVD wring software which has the option to create a recovery CD............................sodeep
If that's a brand new model damroo, the recovery cd should be a software that you can click on the desktop, it should say something like HP PC System Recovery or something similar. For a complete guide, try checking this out. It should be similar in making recovery cd on XP/Vista.
How To Make Vista Bootable DVD with WIM Downloaded Files
you have purchased Windows Vista online and taken the delivery of the
latest operating system via web download from Windows Marketplace, you
would ends up with a few downloads with .wim and .exe file extensions.
Rather than paying additional shipping and handling charges, you can
burn or create a bootable ISO DVD image from downloaded Vista files
with the following trick, where the .iso image can subsequently write
to a DVD. The DVD created will be the typical 32-bit Windows Vista DVD
that available in retail channel, and can be used to clean install.
How to make a bootable Windows Vista ISO DVD media
1. Put all 3 downloaded files (namely install.wim, boot.wim and an
executable X13-49120.exe) in the same folder (for this tutorial, let’s
assume the files are put on C:\ else you need to modify the path
2. Run the X13-49120.exe executable. Windows Vista Setup Preparation
will create a new folder “Vista” inside the folder and will populate
the folder with all necessary Vista setup files which takes up about
2.52 GB disk space.
3. Exit from the Install Windows screen.
4. Download CDimage 2.52
5. Extract CDimage from CDimage.zip to the C:\ root directory.
6. Open a command prompt shell, and run the following command:
Bootable Windows Vista x86 DVD ISO image in UDF format will be
created as vistax86.iso in C:\ or any folder you specified above.
7. Burn the newly create ISO with a CD/DVD burning software such as
Nero or Alcohol 120%. Try to burn at low speed (i.e. 4X) and turn on
verification to ensure that the DVD creation is fine.
Create a Windows Vista ISO image and DVD with Oscdimg
Another possible way to create a bootable Vista ISO and DVD is by using
Oscdimg CD-ROM and DVD-ROM Premastering Utility, available via WinPE
(Windows Preinstallation Environment) via Business Desktop Deployment
2007 or Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK)
1. Complete step 1 - 3 as above.
2. In the command prompt window, run the following command: