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How can I delete a pending update install on another drive?

by functionalwabbit / November 20, 2012 2:52 PM PST

I have an Asus laptop running Vista with SP1. I allowed an update for .Net Framework and after I rebooted, my computer completes 95% of the installation then tells me it is "Shutting Down", then reboots, boots to the install, hangs, and reboots again in a never ending cycle.

I've tried safe mode, command prompt, and all of the other boot options and so far the only success I have is to change out the HD with one of my old ones. Everything works fine and I can access my newer drive using an external USB enclosure, but I cannot find for the life of me where to look on that drive to change it so windows doesn't try to do that update on startup.

Anyone have any ideas?

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Did you try?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 20, 2012 11:31 PM PST

Last Known Good Boot?

You didn't list that.

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Yep :(
by functionalwabbit / November 21, 2012 6:23 AM PST
In reply to: Did you try?

I tried every boot option listed.

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This is where I write about
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 21, 2012 6:40 AM PST
In reply to: Yep :(
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