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6 hours installing Vista SP1


emily66

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I decided to give SP1 one more go that was over 6 hours ago. The screen is black with at the top

32620\91310(Registry\Machine\COMPONENTS\DerivedData\versionedindex\6...)

It's been like this for 5 and half hours do I leave it or can I restart or turn it off ?

Thanks.

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mobing

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it must has something wrong ! i think you should turn it off !~ and try to download from another site to install again if you think it is really needed at present !

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johnathann

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i too suggest the same. There is some problem in the Software you are trying to install.

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chub_tor

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This link will take you to the Microsoft FAQ for installing Vista SP1. Make sure that you are following their advice on what to do before installing this update.

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emily66

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Hi after waiting over 24 hours I turned the computer off. Now it can't load windows at all. Unfortunately the computer was pre-loaded with windows and I'm unable to re-install so it looks like I'll have to get a new computer now.

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chub_tor

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There are a number of things that you can do to repair Vista rather than ditch it and by a new one but they depend on the machine that you have and whether or not it came with a Vista installation disk. Can you tell us more about your PC?

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