Re: Compatibility issues after installing KB942615
I have given up to fix my Windows XP. I have bought a new computer with
VISTA. My PC was 4 y/o anyway.
"Andrew Pontes" wrote:
> Hi Ottmar,
> I did upgraded to IE7 during the upgrade process, I can't recall the exact
> moment, I do recall of being prompted to upgrade to IE7 which I did.
> I managed to run system restore to an earlier date but it didn't fix the
> I do not get any black screen, but instead a dark blue screen listing a
> couple of reason for the problem, but it does not help at all. When I get
> home I'll details its content by posting another reply.
> "Ottmar Freudenberger" wrote:
> > "Andrew Pontes" <AndrewPontes@discussions.microsoft.com> schrieb:
> > > Windows XP SP2 registry and system files got messed up after installing the
> > > above-mentioned patches.
> > > Before the patch, I had IE6 and it was upgraded to IE7 after updates were
> > > installed.
> > Pardon? KB942615 exists for IE6 running on Windows XP SP2 and also for
> > IE7 on Windows XP. Installing KB942615 does *not* upgrade IE6 on Windows
> > XP SP2 to IE7. You may have installed IE7 and applied KB942615 afterwards.
> > Did you?
> > > I tried to restore the system files to the day before I installed the
> > > update, but it didn't work.
> > What does that mean? Did you manage to choose a Restore Point but
> > that didn't resolve the issue or are you not able to choose a Restore
> > Point?
> > Are there any details on the "black screen" indicating on why Windows
> > refuses to start (like a hardware driver you may have installed too)?
> > > Can I tried to repair Windows running the installation disk, even if it is
> > > an old version of the Windows XP, I believe the Professional one.
> > You have to choose the CD of the version of Windows XP you've installed.
> > If it's a Home Edition, choose the CD containing Windows XP Home Edition,
> > if it's Windows XP Pro you've installed, choose the one containg Windows
> > XP Professional. But make sure that the SP2 for Windows XP is integretated
> > on the medium anyway. Otherwise you'll run into more serious trouble.
> > Bye,
> > Freudi