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    Please help! Vista - Service Pack did not install. Reverting changes.

    I've tried the restore options with the recovery disc but it did not find a point to restore to. I've also tried various Safe modes to boot without luck. Is there anything I can run at the Command Prompt to diagnose or disable/enable the boot issue? For now I'll let it run until this evening...
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    Please help! Vista - Service Pack did not install. Reverting changes.

    That's good to know, Peter. I've left it running for as long as about 6 - 7 hours the last time but didn't really keep track. Should I let it run even longer?
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    Please help! Vista - Service Pack did not install. Reverting changes.

    Thanks for your input, everyone. I'm unable to do a system restore with the recovery disc. About the only thing it lets me do is access the command prompt. Is there anything I can do at that point? Peter - I've tried booting to Safe Mode and selecting "Last Known Good Configuration" and ended...
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    Please help! Vista - Service Pack did not install. Reverting changes.

    I have a PC running Vista SP1. Apparently a member of my family (SWMNBN :) ) chose an option to allow Windows to automatically install updates. I found this out when the PC got stuck while booting up with the following message: "Service Pack did not install. Reverting changes. Do not turn off...