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Windows Vista Hangs After Entering User Credentials

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To make a long story a shorter story, Dell Inspiron 1501 laptop with Windows Vista Home Premium. The laptop hung after entering logon credentials. I thought maybe it was a problem with start up items so I booted to save mode and removed startup items one at a time in hopes that was the problem. Well after going through them all the problem persisted.

So I decided I'd reformat and restore back to factory settings. Following factory restore, set username and password, boom login okay. I updated the mcafee antivirus, login okay. I installed the first set of 79 patches, login not okay.

I know I may have to take the longer path here and uninstall those patches one at a time until i find the culprit, however, I'm wondering if there is some other workaround to determine exactly which patch it is without reloading this guy again. Any help would be appreciated.
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