1. Reboot into Safe Mode.
2. Start | Settings | Control Panel | System | Advanced (tab) | Startup and
Recovery | Settings (button) | System Failure | Automatically restart
<=uncheck | OK your way out & reboot into normal (Windows) mode.
3. Write down the STOP error and its parameters when you get the next BSOD
and post them in a reply to this message.
If you feel one or more of the updates you installed (but NOT IE8; Office
2007 SP2) caused the behavior, you could...
Start a free Windows Update support incident request:
For home users, no-charge support is available by calling 1-866-PCSAFETY in
the United States and in Canada or by contacting your local Microsoft
subsidiary. There is no-charge for support calls that are associated with
security updates. When you call, clearly state that your problem is related
to a Security Update and cite the update's KB number (e.g., KB999999).
Support for Windows Update:
For more information about how to contact your local Microsoft subsidiary
for security update support issues, visit the International Support Web
For enterprise customers, support for security updates is available through
your usual support contacts.
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-Windows (IE, OE, Security, Shell/User)
AumHa VSOP & Admin; DTS-L.net
> I am on Windows XP PRO sp3. I don't KNOW what update numbers were done.
> They came up Thursday a.m. 4/30 and I got the 'restart now thing' and had
> go to a meeting and shut down without restarting, assuming the start up
> later would continue the process if needed. Apparently not.
> These windows updates have recently been coming up every other day and the
> quantity and time these take are beginning to become outrageous. And now
> this..... Beginning to wish I had applications that ran on Mac.....
> Please - someone have advice? I have to get the things off this drive at
> the very least, then I'd be okay to just rebuild it!!
> "PA Bear [MS MVP]" wrote:
>> Windows version? What updates were installed? Did all of them
>> susan0101 wrote:
>>> I updated my laptop with MS Updates this morning and it asked to
>>> had a meeting to get to, so shut down. When I went to start the laptop
>>> again it goes through a constant reboot. It suggests I go to safe mode,
>>> none of the options work. What do I do??