Vista Update Woes

  Supertramp 19:54 18 Jan 09
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Hi I hope someone can help. I have just installed Vista with SP1 as an upgrade over XP, now I wished I hadn't. Every time I boot up and get to the log on screen for myself or daughter I am getting the dreaded blue screen of death.

If I boot back up in safe mode with networking the same thing occurs, but if I boot just in safe mode I log on ok.

I just don't know how to fix this problem or where to start. I have copied the following from a message which showed windows errors;

BC Code 1000008E
BCP1 c0000005
BCP2 00000000
BCP3 97F0ECF0
BCP4 00000000

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

  MAT ALAN 20:11 18 Jan 09

I would try getting vista drivers for your VGA card first, if it starts in safe mode and not in normal thats the first place i would look...

Yuo may have many incompatability issues
click here
dont suppose you ran the prog in the link...

  Clapton is God 20:12 18 Jan 09

"I have just installed Vista with SP1 as an upgrade over XP"

IMO a move from XP to Vista is a retrograde step.

Do you have the means to revert to XP?

  Supertramp 20:16 18 Jan 09

Hi, Yes I ran the Vista advisor and no real issues arose, the PC is a Dell E521.

  Supertramp 20:18 18 Jan 09

Sorry, forgot to mention as I now have no connection to the internet I am on a laptop wireless connected to my router.

  aine 20:59 18 Jan 09

I have a dell E521, I never have to log on to Vista. If you browse Google, you can find a page, about not using the welcome page. When I upgraded from XP, I had to search for a new driver for the graphics, device mngr will do a driver replace, the driver according to SIW is Property Value
Driver {4d36e968-e325-11ce-bfc1-08002be10318}\0000
Nvidia. hope this helps Aine

  Supertramp 19:27 19 Jan 09

Another 3hrs trying out various things uninstalling programs/drivers etc.

I now think it might be something to do with my graphic cards, in drivers page I have noticed the following; A red circle with memory range FDDF0000-FDDFFFFF.

Also trying to install the Dell vista drivers for the Radion X1300pro I get the following; "Failed To Load Detection Driver"

Any further help would be appreciated.

  harps1h 19:39 19 Jan 09

<<IMO a move from XP to Vista is a retrograde step>>

that is a matter of opinion; i have vista ultimate X64 and love it! what this guy is looking for is practical advice as to how to rectify his problem. try this link and see if there is an answer which may help

click here

  harps1h 20:25 19 Jan 09

also try this

click here

  Supertramp 20:35 19 Jan 09

Thanks Guys for your quick reponses, I have just downloaded the drivers (8.12 ver) for my Radeon X1300 cards will try and install these tomorrow. Just to tired now.

Still working from the laptop as no connection on main PC.

Let you know how things progress.

Thanks Again.

  Clapton is God 11:11 20 Jan 09

"that is a matter of opinion"

Quite.

Which is why I said "IMO" (in my opinion) in my post.

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