Re: Stopped Services making laptop unusable
"George" <George@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> I accidentally turned by computer off during a Vista update (when it says
> NOT turn your computer off). Now, only about half the services start,
> Explorer won't run, Live One Care won't start (I get a window saying it
> cannot start) and I can't open Control Panel . I tried a System Restore
> the same problems persist. At this point I just want to get all my data
> and reinstall Windows but I can't connect a back up or run any
> software for backups.
> Has anyone got any ideas on how I can repair windows outside of a system
> It's Vista Business with SP1 (not sure what the update in question was but
> SP1 installed fine previously)
> Thanks in advance
Have you tried booting in safe mode, with bare minimum services running ,
then just copy your files and folders?
The service for back-up is probably corrupt?
In any case I would do a clean install. Hope this helps. Rob