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Tandalayo_Scheisskopf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-24-07 10:33 PM
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1. Hey, hit me with the details.
I can say I have not had these problems here and I have built two new computers and done two reinstalls in the past two weeks or so.

I might add that my install of WindowsXP x64 is doing fine as well.
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  -Seriously considering Class Action suit against Microsoft. Anyone else have these probs? Dr_eldritch  Aug-24-07 10:29 PM   #0 
  - Hey, hit me with the details.  Tandalayo_Scheisskopf   Aug-24-07 10:33 PM   #1 
  - K... you asked for it....  Dr_eldritch   Aug-24-07 11:00 PM   #14 
     - First mistake:  Tandalayo_Scheisskopf   Aug-24-07 11:28 PM   #22 
        - This man speaks truth.  backscatter712   Aug-24-07 11:43 PM   #24 
        - Yeah... but that's just it...  Dr_eldritch   Aug-24-07 11:50 PM   #27 
           - Here's the good news:  Tandalayo_Scheisskopf   Aug-24-07 11:59 PM   #29 
              - I love newegg.  Dr_eldritch   Aug-25-07 12:25 AM   #34 
        - I didn't 'turn off the computer during an update install', I simply 'let it' do it's thing.  Dr_eldritch   Aug-24-07 11:44 PM   #25 
           - I am hard to bug...  Tandalayo_Scheisskopf   Aug-25-07 12:01 AM   #30 
  - Windows XP always installs its updated for me and restarts my PC  mikelgb   Aug-24-07 10:34 PM   #2 
  - I really hate that.  drm604   Aug-24-07 10:44 PM   #7 
  - If it was deliberate, almost every computer in the world would go down.  HypnoToad   Aug-24-07 10:35 PM   #3 
  - You could disable auto-updates  blogslut   Aug-24-07 10:39 PM   #4 
  - Please tell me how.  NYC   Aug-24-07 10:44 PM   #8 
  - How to disable automatic updates  LearnedHand   Aug-24-07 10:52 PM   #13 
     - Thank you.  NYC   Aug-25-07 12:14 AM   #31 
  - I suggested that to a friend of ours, who mentioned it later to some of his tech friends  The Straight Story   Aug-24-07 11:04 PM   #15 
  - I've tried.  Dr_eldritch   Aug-24-07 11:06 PM   #16 
     - I feel for you  blogslut   Aug-24-07 11:22 PM   #19 
  - Haxors or bad RAM! imho  slowry   Aug-24-07 10:39 PM   #5 
  - Way ahead of you.  Dr_eldritch   Aug-24-07 11:11 PM   #17 
  - Same story with my PC  LostInAnomie   Aug-24-07 10:41 PM   #6 
  - XP UPDATE PROBLEM  elifino   Aug-24-07 10:46 PM   #9 
  - Possible answer that's probably way too easy. Do a system restore.  Gregorian   Aug-24-07 10:48 PM   #10 
  - I tried to do a sys restore... No restore point is available... I shit you not.  Dr_eldritch   Aug-24-07 11:17 PM   #18 
  - I have VISTA and haven't had any problems eom  cutlassmama   Aug-24-07 10:49 PM   #11 
  - I want to sue microsoft for just being microsoft...  ruiner4u   Aug-24-07 10:51 PM   #12 
  - LOL... Yeah. It's like owning a Fiat...  Dr_eldritch   Aug-24-07 11:27 PM   #20 
     - the best comparison ive ever seen...  ruiner4u   Aug-24-07 11:30 PM   #23 
     - I gotta jump in here  tkmorris   Aug-25-07 12:48 AM   #41 
  - Same thing happened to me the first time it updated!  rucky   Aug-24-07 11:28 PM   #21 
  - My auto updates from MS caused my streaming videos to  ladjf   Aug-24-07 11:46 PM   #26 
  - Ummmm. Turn off those auto updates...  JCMach1   Aug-24-07 11:54 PM   #28 
     - That's what I have done. However, there are other risks incurred  ladjf   Aug-26-07 10:20 AM   #49 
  - What do you expect from pirates?  porphyrian   Aug-25-07 12:18 AM   #32 
  - Hmm given that I am thinking of getting XP home for one  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-25-07 12:20 AM   #33 
  - Yeah, that seems to be the consensus.  Dr_eldritch   Aug-25-07 12:27 AM   #35 
     - Well it might also be XP  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-25-07 12:31 AM   #37 
        - Ahh. Hey... one more thing...  Dr_eldritch   Aug-25-07 12:39 AM   #39 
           - Here you go,  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-25-07 12:52 AM   #42 
              - Awesome!  Dr_eldritch   Aug-25-07 01:09 AM   #43 
  - Sounds like you are using Trend Micro for your anti-virus which is causing the problem not XP.  MiltonF   Aug-25-07 12:30 AM   #36 
  - That's such a good answer I'd attach a disclaimer.  Dr_eldritch   Aug-25-07 12:43 AM   #40 
     - You can get to safe mode no problem.  MiltonF   Aug-25-07 02:22 AM   #46 
  - The major obstacle to suing M$ for the shortcomings of its products...  Kutjara   Aug-25-07 12:33 AM   #38 
  - As a longtime Microsoft victim, this is my theory, which others have said I need tinfoil.  Neshanic   Aug-25-07 01:43 AM   #44 
  - As long as my PC works fine  Horse with no Name   Aug-25-07 02:22 AM   #45 
  - Figures... I go to take care of the reformat... the screen isn't getting signal..  Dr_eldritch   Aug-25-07 02:58 AM   #47 
  - I've suspected that.  Xap   Aug-25-07 04:51 AM   #48 
 

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