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Windows 7: Windows Hanging on startup

03 Jun 2012   #11
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

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03 Jun 2012   #12
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

UPDATING YOUR WIN 7
1. ASSURE THAT YOU RECEIVE ALL UPDATES
WIN | type WINDOWS UPDATE | ENTER |
Change settings (left-hand column) |
checkmark all four of the boxes | OK
button

Approve any dialog boxes presented. Let Windows install any update features.

WIN is the key with the Microsoft flag on top.

2. INSTALL CRITICAL UPDATES
Check for Updates
(left-hand column)
Install ALL critical updates.
Restart your computer (even if not prompted)

Repeat this procedure until there are no more critical updates.

DO NOT TRUST the “Windows is up to date” in center of dialog. until you see that TWICE IN A ROW!

3. INSTALL IMPORTANT UPDATES
Use the “critical update” procedure until all important updates are installed.

4. INSTALL OPTIONAL UPDATES
Use the “critical update” procedure until all optional updates are installed.

Under Optional updates you will be presented with a list of about 34 language updates.
You can hide those updates so that aren't continually notified of those updates. When you click on 34 optional updates are available, then you
a) highlight all of the language updates,
b) right-click anywhere in the highlighted list.
c) click on Hide Updates,
d) OK button.


UPDATE GOLDEN RULES

Install ALL, yes, ALL updates.
This is Win 7 and not Vista or XP (eXPired).

UPDATE IS HUNG –TAKING FOREVER
Hung is very doubtful unless you interrupted updates.

CTRL + SHIFT + ESC key combo will pop-up the Task Manager.
Lo and behold, Windows Update is still running!

You hold down the CTRL and SHIFT keys.
While holding them down, tap the ESC key once.
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03 Jun 2012   #13
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Unless, with some of that wonder software available you have shot yourself in the foot, then you do have restore points which Win 7 creates automatically under certain conditions and once a week.

RESTORE TO A PREVIOUS SYSTEM RESTORE POINT
1) WIN | type SYSTEM RESTORE | ENTER | NEXT
| Choose a different restore point radio button | NEXT
2) Show more restore pointscheckbox (lower left)
3) Highlight the desired restore point
4) Scan for affected programs(lower right)make a note of affected programs
5) CLOSE | NEXT | FINISH


WIN = key with the wavy Microsoft flag on top.
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03 Jun 2012   #14
pra40

windows 7
 
 

Check the temperature of the CPU and graphics card. Clean your PC if there is so much of dusts.Either you can check the temperature from BIOS or installing a hardware monitor.
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03 Jun 2012   #15
D3LL

Windows 7
 
 

I am fully up to date with windows and everything, and no I don't have a restore point
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03 Jun 2012   #16
cluberti

Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

OK, those specs should produce decent boot times. If you don't mind, please get a boot trace as per my previous post on page #1.
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03 Jun 2012   #17
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

D3LL, I'd follow cluberti's suggestion. You'll find no better help on a boot trace. Don't miss the opportunity!

Gathering a Startup, Shutdown, Sleep, Hibernate, or Reboot Trace

A Guy
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04 Jun 2012   #18
D3LL

Windows 7
 
 

Hi there,

Tried to install the "Windows Performance Tool Kit" it says it downloaded. Though when going to the folder its just empty.
I have tried a different directory etc...
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04 Jun 2012   #19
cluberti

Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

If you followed the instructions carefully, you should have been left with 3 files in the redist folder. However, it's possible you installed the components directly - see if you have a Microsoft Windows Performance Toolkit folder under \Program Files on your system.
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07 Jun 2012   #20
D3LL

Windows 7
 
 

Still nothing :/. I don't see why its not working :/
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