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#1 †Sage†

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Posted 08 August 2009 - 06:30 AM

Last night, i turned my Windows XP Professional Desktop off for the night and it told me it would install some updates. I've never had any problems so i just click the on screen 'turn off and install updates' icon rather than turn it off through the 7-second switch or unplug it.

I turned on my computer this morning only to find that it was STILL updating 1 of 1 updates, well over 8 or so hours in the making! I fear that something might be wrong and i should proceed to turn it off, but it says 'Do Not turn off the computer or unplug it. It will turn off automatically.'
Not being a computer junkie, i dont know if this would crash my c drive or anything major like that.

Im running a Dimension 4700 desktop with windows xp professional, SP3. if any more info is needed, feel free to ask

If you can help, please do. i need to get some files from the computer ASAP

thanks

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Posted 08 August 2009 - 09:53 AM

Sometimes...things go wrong.

I would turn it off, reboot...and then manually go to Windows Update site and install any critical updates needing such.

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Posted 09 August 2009 - 07:30 PM

Sometimes...things go wrong.

I would turn it off, reboot...and then manually go to Windows Update site and install any critical updates needing such.

Louis

already done. its working perfectly fine now.

thanks :thumbsup:
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Posted 10 August 2009 - 09:12 AM

Easily done, happy computing :thumbsup:.

Louis




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