Vista will not boot from HDD or CD

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Guybrush, Sep 3, 2008.

  1. Guybrush

    Guybrush Village Idiot

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    Updated Vista yesterday and on restarting the computer it got to installing update 3 of 3 then keeps restarting.

    Tried to boot from CD but after a few files were installed nothing.

    After a while it says cannot find drive. then nothing.

    I have tried safe mode, last known good etc but to no avail.

    Any ideas anyone?
     
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  3. Guybrush

    Guybrush Village Idiot

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    Many thanks for the link, it will come in useful.

    I eventually got around the problem by installing vista on my second HDD and reformatted the problem hard drive. A bit drastic but was all I could think of at the time.

    I will be more careful during windows update in future!