When trying to install updates for Windows Vista, some users are getting stuck in a reboot loop that some are comparing to hell. 🙂 But I did find one possible solution that may just work on one the forums I visited. The suggestion is:

Depending on your version place any 32 or 64 bit VISTA dvd in your computer and reboot it.

Boot from the DVD ROM

Select restore from a previous restore point

The first two restore points available to me failed.  i had to go back 3 days before i found one that worked for me.

After that, manually attempt to download and install the update that was giving you issue.  i simply disabled automatic updates until I can find out more about why this even happened.

Also of note. If you didn’t have Restore activated, than this obviously will not work.Comments welcome.

I hope this helps.

[tags]windows, vista, sp1, reboot, loop, solution,  [/tags]