pc freezes and i can only use in safe mode

  stephen0205 11:33 12 Apr 2007
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hi em im not shure if this is hardware or software faults, my pc has the following spec.

pentium 4 3.0ghz
1gd ddr2
256mb nvida geforce 6200
socket 775 motherboard
dvd rw
belkin wifi dongle
tv tuner

it has a fresh install of media center 2005 ( real retail cds )
it was installed sucessfully and installed all y software sucessfuly and worked fine for the night , now after installing the updates the pc gets logged in and everything is unusable, i cant close items on the right hand corner in the task bar (e.g msn, quicktime) also i cant do anything , i click on internet explorer and it dosent open or highlight, but the clock seems to change time properly, so the only way i can use my pc (as i am now) is to run on safe mode with networking to use the internet with no sound. Any ideas. thanks

  ventanas 11:42 12 Apr 2007

This seems to be happening quite a lot lately. I got it yesterday. This fix worked for me. click here

  ventanas 11:44 12 Apr 2007

I meant to add. It is obviously connected with the Windows Updates, a corrupted download etc.
No idea which one is causing it though. For the moment I'm leaving them alone.

  stephen0205 13:18 12 Apr 2007

i tried repairing windows and at 76% i got a missing file erroe, i took out the disk and cleaned it and then clicked retry and it rapaired sucessfully but same problem, the pc still freezes and im still using safe mode. any other ideas

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:52 12 Apr 2007

If you have successfully done a repair then I suspect you have a driver problem.

Try disabling drivers one at a time and see if the problem goes away, once you know which driver it is you can reinstall or update the offending driver.

  stephen0205 17:28 16 Apr 2007

thanks anyway

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