Recent update of service pack for Vista 64 is stuck. It will not complete stage 1 and is holding at 3% RRS feed

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  • How do i restore the last update off?  I can't get into restore.
    • Moved by ashawani_dubey Thursday, June 11, 2009 9:06 AM not related to bookmark (From:Social Bookmarks Discussion Forum)
    Thursday, June 11, 2009 1:46 AM


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  • Please perform the below steps to restore your system to the last working state & then disable Automatic Updates.


    1) Boot the system using a Windows Vista DVD.


    2) System will ask “Press any key to Boot with CD or DVD..


    3) Press Enter or Any other Key to continue..


    4) “Installation window” will be prompted. Click on Next.


    5) Choose option “Repair Your Computer” in next window.


    6) “System Recover Option Window” will be Prompted. Choose “System Restore” Option.


    7) Now select “System Restore” Window will prompt , then  Click on Next.


    8) It will ask to “Choose Restore Point”.


    9) Click in front of the check box  Show Restore Points Older Than 5 Days”.


    10) Select the date on which desktop was working fine. Then click Next.


    11) “Confirm disk to Restore window” will be prompted Choose Drive Where the OS (Operating System) is installed. Click Next.


    12) Confirm your Restore Point window will be prompt, Click Finish.


    13) A pop up will be prompted to continue Restoring Windows . Click Yes.


    14) The system will start restoring the Operating System to the restore point selected. Once finished with this the system will ask for reboot stating that machine is restored successfully.


    15) Reboot the machine.


    By performing the above mentioned steps system will be re-stored to the date on which it was working fine.

    Hope this helps.


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    Rubel Khan
    • Proposed as answer by Rubel Khan Thursday, June 11, 2009 4:03 AM
    Thursday, June 11, 2009 4:03 AM
  • Hello ,

    Thank you for your post!  I would suggest creating a new thread for your question in the (Windows Client TechCenter > Windows Vista IT Pro Forums > Windows Vista Service Packs/Windows Server 2008 Service Packs) forum located here:  (http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/itprovistasp/threads).

    Hope that would be helpful.

    Have a great day!

    Thanks & regards,

    Ashawani Tier 2 Application Support Server and Tools Online Engineering Live Services Team
    Thursday, June 11, 2009 9:06 AM