GIVEAWAY: Gaming peripherals upgrade thanks to Corsair worth $280

Windows Update bug causes some Windows 7 PCs not to boot in Brazil

Windows 7 patch causes endless reboot loop in 32-bit Win7 systems based in Brazil.

@tracehagan
Published Fri, Apr 12 2013 2:33 AM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

A warning to all of our readers in Brazil: If your system is powered by Microsoft's 32-bit version of Windows 7, you should disable automatic Windows Updates. Patch number KB2823324 will cause 32-bit Windows 7 systems in Brazil to enter an infinite reboot loop, something most would like to avoid.

Windows Update bug causes some Windows 7 PCs not to boot in Brazil | TweakTown.com

Oddly enough, the problem only presents itself in Brazil: "The problem is isolated to Brazil and we are working on a solution," Microsoft said.

To fix the problem, you'll need to load a recent System Restore points. If you don't use System Restore, you might be able to use Command Prompt in Safe Mode to remove the botched patch. Run the following command:

DISM.exe / image: C: [windows8 install]/ cleanup-image / revertpendingact

Of course, your mileage may vary. If all else fails, you can wait for Microsoft to issue an official fix or reinstall your operating system.

NEWS SOURCE:techspot.com

Trace is a starving college student studying Computer Science. He has a love of the English language and an addiction for new technology and speculation. When he's not writing, studying, or going to class, he can be found on the soccer pitch, both playing and coaching, or on the mountain snowboarding.

Related Tags

Newsletter Subscription

Latest News

View More News

Latest Reviews

View More Reviews

Latest Articles

View More Articles