Endless starting and shutting down

  jaimie 18:17 24 Nov 2008
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I used registry mechanic to tidy up the reg in vista HP and it needed a restart. upon restarting it said configouring 1 of 3 updates do not switch off - all pretty regular with windows update but as it got to number 3 it shut down and went into a loop of restarting and shutting down - even in safe mode. I have fixed it by invoking system restore from the safe mode menu and all is well but I wonder if anyone knows why it went like that? Was it registry mechanic or windows update?

Regards

James

  mazuk 13:44 18 Feb 2009

I doubt a windows update could cause this. I think that reg mechanic had removed or changed a peice of reg that was used by windows update which invoked this looping.

  jaimie 18:02 18 Feb 2009

Hi Mazuk, After restoring my system to a few days before the incident I have discontinued using Registry Mechanic and had no further probs. A lot of people say that these reg cleaners can cause more harm than good.

Regards

James

  mazuk 08:07 19 Feb 2009

Good stuff :) happy days

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