@jonhill987, this recycle bin problem you fix as follows: Right click on the desktop > personalize > Theme > set theme to windows classic > Apply, etc. > reset to what it was before (probably "modified") > Apply, etc. and your bin should work again. You will use your desktop background in the process, but that should be easy to reset.
Vista SP1 experience thread(132 posts)
Alright, if anyone can help, it'd be much appreciated.
I have tried installing it twice, and it has still done the same thing.
First off, I run Home Premium, and have all the requirements etc for vista, and have checked for any hardware problems for SP1.
I found no problems with installing it, software or hardware wise, and this is what happens when I install it.
I press install and it shuts down my pc and goes to installing vista sp 1 of 3 and then after it gets to 3 of 3 and gets to 100%, it takes about half an hour for it to do anything, and when it does do anything, it says vista sp did not install reverting changes...
I'm a little confused, any help would be nice :)
Alright, so basically this is what happened.
First I struggled with my brother to get his mouse, because I had to uninstall my logitech one, after it failed, I used my wii remote connected with bluetooth to my pc to serve as a mouse substitute, taht way I had uninstalled my logitech hardware etc and pressed install on sp1, everything went fine until it went to installing 3 of 3 100% and then it said that it did not install and reverting back changes etc.
I am usually a wiz at computers, but I don't have a clue what's going on here.
Argh. Have you tried the standalone?
Are there errors you can see in 'Problem Reports and Solutions' or 'Event Viewer'?
If you are at your wits end, you can always contact MS, free SP1 support @ http://support.microsoft.com/o.....rid=500921
Alright, after four attempts of installation and failure, I'll try the standalone, I don't see any problems at all and don't see a single reason why the computer shouldn't install sp1.
I'll try the free support if the standalone doesn't work.
Thanks for all the help too, much appreciated.
jd2066, thanks for the reply,
the actual message said an internal error occurred...
error Ox8OO703F0 see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947366
I went through all the 5 solutions the only thing that showed up was a CBS.log corrupt files under the sfc/scannow which was not able to be repaired according to the scan results.(i guess I can't paste the print screen box to show you)in this message?
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