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THE CONFIGURING UPDATES ARE BLOCKING WINDOWS VISTA FROM OPENING UP

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You should try wipping the hard drive take it to a computer shop

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Well heres a much easier answer if you have the Vista DVD or if you can borrow 1. Boot the computer from the DVD and select the upgrade option. Will take a little while to reinstall but none of your programs or documents will be touched. Only thing which will be totally lost is all the updates which is a good thing in your case. After then you can try doing the updates again. As you may have heard Vista does have a lot of bugs. If this all still fails on updates either reinstall and forget updates or do as i did go and buy a Windows 7 operating system its great. ,...Cheers from Scott

Mar 19, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Configuring updates


Assuming Vista
This is a failed install, and is part 2 of a specific update.
Let's remove the last few updates;
  1. start button
  2. control panel
  3. classic view option from the left menu
  4. Click on Program icon
  5. check the box for showing windows updates
  6. brose through the updates and look at the dates for the latest updates. Remove the last 3-5 updates
  7. Restart. If this continues, repeat and unstall a few more.
  8. If continues, try system restore
System restore
  1. Start button
  2. Click All programs
  3. Click Accessories
  4. Click System tools
  5. click system restore
  6. Restore to an earlier point.

Jan 24, 2010 | Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook

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Acer Aspire 5735Z - Vista Home Prem. shutdown hang


updates can be slow,and lead to more updates sometimes.you should goto windows update,let it search for important updates then install them.even if it takes a while,once you do that it should be fine.and configure updates to auto download but ask to install.

Sep 20, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5735-6694 Notebook

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use the vista installation disc to do a start up repair.

also try starting up in safe mode, by tapping f8 before the loading windows screen comes. and select safe mode from there and see if you can get it to start.

try the vista disk it may be able to repair the problem. Try system restore to before you did the updates. (from the vista dvd or from vista safe mode)

May 21, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5315 Notebook

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Configuring updates dont stop


I'll assume last known good configuration didn't work, if you press f8 and choose disable automatic restart on failure, you should see the blue screen of death with more info, when you reboot the next time,(you may have to hold in power button for 5 secs), press f8 and see if Repair my computer is listed on the Microsoft Startup menu, if not, insert a windows vista disk and restart,booting to the cd(should happen automatically, but look for a prompt to press a key) choose your language, then choose repair my computer, choose the windows installation, and you can try to use system restore to go back before the uodates were installed and updated, then disable automatic updating so it doesn't repeat.

Mar 26, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5315 Notebook

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How do I get my Acer 5500 to boot from my uTorrent recovery disc?


Do you have your original recovery media for Vista? Sounds like you're going to have to repair the installation.

Dec 27, 2008 | Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium with...

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My PC with Vista Home Premium is caught in a loop


One of the updates is not installing properly. The only thing you can really do in this case is to use your Windows Vista installation disk and try to either repair or restore to a previously known good restore point. Hope this helps.

Dec 27, 2008 | Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium with...

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Cannot get out of Configurating updates: stage 3 of 3 screen


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It's not only Windows Vista Service Pack 1 that isn't ready for general consumer availability. Some of the updates released on February 12, 2008, as a part of the Microsoft monthly patch cycle, have managed to effectively kill Windows Vista. Users are reporting that, following the introduction of the February 12 updates, Vista gets stuck at the finalization of the deployment of the updates displaying the message "Configuring Updates Stage 3 of 3 0% completes" and then entering
an infinite reboot loop. And there is absolutely no way out for the end users, because canceling the configuration process of the updates is a move equivalent to losing access to the operating system entirely. This will even happen in Safe Mode.

Microsoft has yet to officially respond to the issue, or to provide a resolve or at least a workaround. However, it does seem at this point that there is an issue with the deployment of the pre-requisite updates necessary for the smooth installation of Windows Vista SP1. Namely, the problem resides in the Vista installation software. The fact of the matter is that end users will have to first update the Vista installation software and only then deploy the remaining February 12 updates and only at the end Vista SP1 RTM.

If you are stuck watching the "Configuring Updates Stage 3 of 3 0% complete Do not turn off Computer" and in the endless reboot loop, then stop the cycle and boot from the Vista media. You will need to "Repair your computer," so select your Vista installation and restore it to a point before the deployment of the updates. After gaining back access to your operating system, you will have to install the service stack update, namely Update for Windows Vista (KB937287). Deploy this update before any other on your Vista, and only then install the rest. At this point in time, you should experience no more problems.

"Update 937287 is a prerequisite package that contains updates to the Windows Vista installation software. The installation software is the component that handles the installation and the removal of software updates, language packs, optional Windows features, and service packs. Update 937287 is necessary to successfully install and to remove Windows Vista SP1 on all versions of Windows Vista," Microsoft revealed.

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