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Help! I'm not sure if this will end up being a temporary fix or not but hey it's a start. I would love some help and would appreciate any help given to me by anyone. Sometimes it reboots, sometimes it just hangs at the black screen (periodically). have a peek here

I've got to put in a good plug for Gateway's customer support... I bought this laptop in October 2009 (bought on 9th, delivered on 28th). regards, pk Reply vistadied says: June 21, 2010 at 4:04 pm did you ever get a fix for this I've done all of the above as well the disk was supposed In each and every instance, there was at least 1 registry error. http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00820174

How To Stop Windows Vista From Freezing

From the Windows Advanced Options Menu, select Safe Mode, and press ENTER. Please copy and paste the contents of that file here.If a reboot is required, the report can also be found in your root directory (usually C:\ folder) in the form of Reply citywriter says: August 14, 2010 at 7:09 am Just tried this and it worked! I installed a new interal bluetooth module on a Dell Inspiron 1720.

unfortunately, nothing seems to work in my case. Make sure you know what you are doing, back up your data first and ensure that you are 100% sure you know what you are doing. And re-installed Vista Home Premium twice and skipped re-loading several programs that I thought may cause a compatibility problem. Vista Freezes Randomly HP Customer Support Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30U7 hp-contact-secondary-navigation-portlet Actions ${title} Loading...

An antivirus will only remove or isolate a virus, but the damage it has caused will remain and your system will be crashing until you wipe it and reformat your PC. See if you can find the manufacturers drivers. While holding down the Alt key on the keyboard, press the F4 key. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/1c56fed0-a73c-41c9-8c5e-a0db337be479/vista-keeps-freezing-?forum=itprovistaannouncements I haven't turned my laptop off in over a month, which is very annoying as well because of the power it's using while I'm at work all day.Any help would be

Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Computer problem? Windows Vista Blue Screen Memory Dump Fix For anyone who is having a similar issue, my Toshiba laptop running on Windows Vista would show that it was booting, then right after Windows would have normally booted, I would If the lock up or blue screen error persists, continue troubleshooting using these steps. i downloaded malwarebytes program and restarted windows in safemode…got it to do a quick scan and it found this about explorer.exe… Registry Data Items Infected: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell (Hijack.Shell) -> Bad: (explorer.exe

Windows Vista Freezes After Startup

But after a day or so, FireFox also started freezing up just like IE 7.So, not matter WHAT I have done, the browser still ultimately freezes up, and I still do start in Safe Mode for uninstalling newly installed uncertified and archaic programs. How To Stop Windows Vista From Freezing My computer is a Dell Inspiron15 5000 Series that I got around July 2014. Windows Vista Blue Screen On Startup Onboard.

Press the CTRL+SHIFT+ESC keys, to open Task Manager. http://itinfosecure.com/windows-vista/getting-rid-of-vista.php I did some updates on 7/10 which caused errors in downloading more updates and that I believe was the moment that my comp started to freeze. The best thing to do is to change your NVIDIA card for a newer one or one of a different brand. But now no sounds is coming out but it is stuck at the black screen(normaly boot goes like this: Hp logo , black screen with _ at top left ( stuck Windows Vista Home Premium Freezes

My suggestion is to check the devices set ups in the bios, Windows system manager, and check properties fromt he my computer screen.  Also check 'local disk managment' options (Right click Last time this happened I couldn't boot up again, so hit the F8 key during boot up until I got the menu that let me restore to an earlier version. THEN it works normally. http://itinfosecure.com/windows-vista/getting-rid-of-vista-for-xp-pro.php I have been searching for answers on the problem and had to borrow my friends Laptop because I could not last any longer.

What happens? How To Fix Blue Screen Of Death Windows Vista good luck, vista is shit! Up until this point I had kept the laptop plugged into a outlet, since I had been planning to play Bioshock.

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If a BIOS update is available download and install the update according to the instructions on the download page. I've tried this and will post the results in a day or two... I've got other problems too but this is my main one right now. Blue Screen Vista Memory Dump Frustrated?

And what I've noticed is that Vista is NOT shutting the laptop down completely. Flashing nowadays is moderately safe however you have been warned and I take no responsibility for underqualified individuals not knowing how to flash correctly (or qualitified people for that matter)   Reply Anas says: December 2, 2008 at 1:43 pm it doesn't work ! http://itinfosecure.com/windows-vista/go-from-vista-to-xp.php All rights reserved.

HP and Compaq Desktop PCs - Windows Vista Locks Up, Freezes, or a Blue Screen Error Opens This document applies to HP and Compaq Desktop PCs with Windows Vista. Nothing will stop it..task manager wont load all i can do is hold down the power button. So right off the bat, I'm using a brand new laptop that has a browser that is not truly compatible with my Windows system. Hardware is a less well-known headache for the bigger part of PC users.

Worked! Updated memory to 2G.Now, after logging in, screen stays black. Monday, July 16, 2007 2:07 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I am just a little weary of doing any kind of clean install because of the risk easy as that!

Press the F8 key repeatedly when the first screen appears. For some of you if the ALT+F10 doesn't work, this is also due to the same issue.Good Luck!Avi Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Black screen issue using Vista Anyhow, I suspect that any motherboards that have recently come out may have bugs in the BIOSs (afterall, it is just software) or be old enough to have compatability issues with Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 minmin11 minmin11 Topic Starter Members 63 posts OFFLINE Local time:12:22 AM Posted 10 January 2015

Windows has yet to run at this step.Go figure that out. Got my Desktop and everything back but Then I got a flash of a Blue screen and now the whole screen is black. It now seems to work just fine! It turned outt he USB controller was not booting properly.

Im At My Wits end trying to fix this thing, is there really no one out there with a solution to this? They had the motherboard changed. I am still unable to do Windows Updates but thats alright. Reply matt says: November 10, 2008 at 3:16 am I was getting the black screen at start up before the login screen.