Re: SP1 fails, computer doesn't start
I have no idea how to start in Safe Mode
Doesn't give me that option
Nothing happens when I hit F8
However after 10 or so try it started up again and I have uninstalled the
modem in Windows.
I still do not dare to shut down the machine.
"Mellowed" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Lazlo wrote:
>> I have installed SP1 in the morning. Took a very long time .
>> After installation it gave me trouble with starting up, but managed
>> somehow to get is started at least once.
>> It said I had a problem with my modem driver.
>> I tried to get an updated driver, but windows told me I did have the
>> latest version.
>> Anyway I shut off the machine again but it doesn't want to get started
>> First I get a screen with two option:
>> Launch Startup Repair
>> Start windows normally
>> The first option doesn't work at all. Nothing happens.
>> The second one restarts windows and gets me to a Bluescreen with memory
>> The error message is:
>> 0x00000007 (0x000011013,0x00010204,0x833D2938)
>> have no idea what it means
>> Can anyone help ?
> I've got the same problem. Restart computer in Safe Mode. Go to Device
> Manager, select MODEM and disable. Restart computer. Should boot up now.
> I'm using the Best Data 56FW92 PCI modem. I've tried two different drives
> so far and have downloaded a third from Conexant but haven't tried it yet.
> A worse case is that you might have to get a
> Vista compatible modem. I only used mine for faxes and those are few and
> far in between since I use email mostly.