Consant BlueScreens.

Discussion in 'General Technical' started by Roman2., Dec 24, 2007.

  1. Roman2.


    Jan 27, 2007
    Likes Received:
    Northern Virginia, USA
    Personal observation, and experience (unfortunately) is that there are windows driver updates, especially to HDD drivers, that run the risk of corrupting your Vista file system.

    Advice is to do the following:

    1) Reinstall Vista (may have to contact Dell to do this)

    2) Turn OFF automatic updates, set to to notify only

    3) When Windows Update prompts, look at the details on each update. If the update is for security issues, it's OK. If the update is for device driver, only install those for devices like printers, USB ports. If you're not sure what the device driver is for, don't install it.

    4) If your Device manager shows any devices as not installed properly, you will need to allow the installation of those drivers.
    WAW8, Jan 15, 2008
    1. Advertisements

Ask a Question

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

You'll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments (here). After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out.
Similar Threads
There are no similar threads yet.