Well silly me left Auto updates on yesterday and when I shut it down it started the process of installing 77 updates!!
In one hour - it managed to install 20, this was by midnight so I had to reboot, often this causes issues.
However started no probs this morning and the culprit being .Net
Installed it manually.
However I have been doing updates since 8am and have only just come to SP1 (thank goodness!) and hopefully that should "speed er up a bit"!
All is well and I am loving how Vista is very responsive when its clean installed!
Thanks for the help once again HP, I appreciate it