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Windows 7: Strange behavior with mom's computer

29 Apr 2015   #21
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

I guess it's OK. There is no disadvantage setting it high. It is strange though that it needed the 2GBs RAM plus the 5.6GB page file.

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29 Apr 2015   #22

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit

Well I aborted the install and then it just sat there forever doing nothing so I used the task manager to get out of the application. Then when I attempted to restart it started installing again starting at 172 (please do not power off or unplug your machine) and I am going to guess that it will again not get past 172, so now what?
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29 Apr 2015   #23
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

If you can get into the system you could hide 172 provided you can figure out which one it is. You cn always go back to a restore point and start anew.
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29 Apr 2015   #24

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit

Well I can't do anything at this point because it is attempting the install from the shut down screen and there is no option to abort. My only option is to power off or unplug which I am guess may result in a mess.
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29 Apr 2015   #25
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Press CTL+ALT+DEL. On the bottom right you then find a power button. Click on the little arrow (not on the button sig itself). Then hold the Shift key down and click on Restart. That gets you into the recovery environment from where you can reset to the last restore point.

The updates will come back. But this time do them in small batches and maybe hide the culprit - if you know which one that is.
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29 Apr 2015   #26

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Press CTL+ALT+DEL. On the bottom right you then find a power button.
That was the first thing I tried but it doesn't come up, even when you hold the keys down. The little blue busy mouse indicator spins and the dots after the text move but other than that it is completely frozen
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29 Apr 2015   #27
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Power off and restart in Safe mode. Then try that.
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29 Apr 2015   #28
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

I'm surly confused. Post #1 states all updates were completed.

Got that all done, did all Windows updates and it ran fine. Later that day I ran it over to her house and got everything hooked up and guess what?
I think we need to start with something basic.

Please complete this tutorial by Brink and post the log here.

Windows Genuine and Activation Issue Posting Instructions
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30 Apr 2015   #29

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit

OK here you go....
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):  -----------------------------------------
  Windows Validation Data-->
  Validation Code: 0
  Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
  Windows Product Key: *****-*****-73CQT-WMF7J-3Q6C9
  Windows Product Key Hash: KaFG+RmurcM3ZxzWyfEP9WtPUJw=
  Windows Product ID: 00359-OEM-8992687-00010
  Windows Product ID Type: 2
  Windows License Type: OEM SLP
  Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010300.1.0.003
  ID: {67D93A24-E017-407E-9167-63DE7347BF0C}(1)
  Is Admin: Yes
  TestCab: 0x0
  LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
  Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
  Product Name: Windows 7 Home Premium
  Architecture: 0x00000009
  Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.150316-1654
  TTS Error: 
  Validation Diagnostic: 
  Resolution Status: N/A
  Vista WgaER Data-->
  ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
  Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
  Windows XP Notifications Data-->
  Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
  File Exists: No
  Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
  WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
  WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
  OGA Notifications Data-->
  Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
  Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
  OGAExec.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
  OGAAddin.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
  OGA Data-->
  Office Status: 109 N/A
  OGA Version: N/A, 0x80070002
  Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
  Office Diagnostics: 025D1FF3-364-80041010_025D1FF3-229-80041010_025D1FF3-230-1_025D1FF3-517-80040154_025D1FF3-237-80040154_025D1FF3-238-2_025D1FF3-244-80070002_025D1FF3-258-3
  Browser Data-->
  Proxy settings: N/A
  User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Win32)
  Default Browser: C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
  Download signed ActiveX controls: Prompt
  Download unsigned ActiveX controls: Disabled
  Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins: Allowed
  Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe: Disabled
  Allow scripting of Internet Explorer Webbrowser control: Disabled
  Active scripting: Allowed
  Script ActiveX controls marked as safe for scripting: Allowed
  File Scan Data-->
  Other data-->
  Office Details: <GenuineResults><MachineData><UGUID>{67D93A24-E017-407E-9167-63DE7347BF0C}</UGUID><Version>1.9.0027.0</Version><OS>6.1.7601.2.00010300.1.0.003</OS><Architecture>x64</Architecture><PKey>*****-*****-*****-*****-3Q6C9</PKey><PID>00359-OEM-8992687-00010</PID><PIDType>2</PIDType><SID>S-1-5-21-2204247192-763932463-2249620297</SID><SYSTEM><Manufacturer>Hewlett-Packard</Manufacturer><Model>CQ5700F</Model></SYSTEM><BIOS><Manufacturer>American Megatrends Inc.</Manufacturer><Version>6.08</Version><SMBIOSVersion major="2" minor="6"/><Date>20110322000000.000000+000</Date></BIOS><HWID>51E73307018400F4</HWID><UserLCID>0409</UserLCID><SystemLCID>0409</SystemLCID><TimeZone>Central Standard Time(GMT-06:00)</TimeZone><iJoin>0</iJoin><SBID><stat>3</stat><msppid></msppid><name></name><model></model></SBID><OEM><OEMID>HPQOEM</OEMID><OEMTableID>SLIC-CPC</OEMTableID></OEM><GANotification/></MachineData><Software><Office><Result>109</Result><Products/><Applications/></Office></Software></GenuineResults>  
  Spsys.log Content: 0x80070002
  Licensing Data-->
  Software licensing service version: 6.1.7601.17514
  Name: Windows(R) 7, HomePremium edition
  Description: Windows Operating System - Windows(R) 7, OEM_SLP channel
  Activation ID: d2c04e90-c3dd-4260-b0f3-f845f5d27d64
  Application ID: 55c92734-d682-4d71-983e-d6ec3f16059f
  Extended PID: 00359-00178-926-800010-02-1033-7600.0000-2052009
  Installation ID: 009152559634175706549205942833765714563604735442694482
  Processor Certificate URL:
  Machine Certificate URL:
  Use License URL:
  Product Key Certificate URL:
  Partial Product Key: 3Q6C9
  License Status: Licensed
  Remaining Windows rearm count: 3
  Trusted time: 4/30/2015 2:09:47 PM
  Windows Activation Technologies-->
  HrOffline: 0x00000000
  HrOnline: 0x00000000
  HealthStatus: 0x0000000000000000
  Event Time Stamp: 4:30:2015 11:35
  ActiveX: Registered, Version: 7.1.7600.16395
  Admin Service: Registered, Version: 7.1.7600.16395
  HealthStatus Bitmask Output:

  HWID Data-->
  OEM Activation 1.0 Data-->
  OEM Activation 2.0 Data-->
  BIOS valid for OA 2.0: yes
  Windows marker version: 0x20001
  OEMID and OEMTableID Consistent: yes
  BIOS Information: 
    ACPI Table Name    OEMID Value            OEMTableID Value
    APIC                         HPQOEM                   SLIC-CPC
    FACP                                    HPQOEM                   SLIC-CPC
    SRAT                                    HPQOEM                   SLIC-CPC
    MSCT                                   HPQOEM                   SLIC-CPC
    HPET                                    HPQOEM                   SLIC-CPC
    MCFG                                   HPQOEM                   SLIC-CPC
    SLIC                         HPQOEM                   SLIC-CPC
    OEMB                                  HPQOEM                   SLIC-CPC
    SSDT                                    HPQOEM                   SLIC-CPC
    SSDT                                    HPQOEM                   SLIC-CPC
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30 Apr 2015   #30

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10

There's no problem with the MGADiag report - let's see what's happening with Windows Update...

first, please upload your C:\Windows\winowsupdate.log file (zipped, please!) and I'll take a look at what may be happening.
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