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Failed to configure update, reverting changes

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#1 AngryHan


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Posted 11 September 2014 - 02:47 PM

Refreshed my laptop, so I had to reinstall all the windows updates. It prompts me to restart my pc. I oblige. System reboots. I'm then met with a screen that states that it's configuring updates. Then it tells me it's failed and it's reverting changes. I leave it for two hours and it's still stuck on that. I force restart, and it goes back to the configuring update screen, follow by the reverting changes screen. Basically, I'm stuck now, can't get to the windows login screen. F8 doesn't bring up the safe mode option. Help :(

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#2 dicke



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Posted 11 September 2014 - 04:43 PM

Do you have the installation disk? If so try booting from that and do a startup repair.

Keep us posted



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#3 AngryHan

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Posted 12 September 2014 - 03:08 AM

No installation disk, although I hard rebooted my laptop several times until it realised something was wrong, and gave me the opportunity to go to a restore point. Now I remember why I kept automatic updates off...

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Posted 16 September 2014 - 06:09 AM

Hi Angry,


I had the same problem.. until I uninstalled Online Armor firewall , then everything worked fine.

If you have any third party security running , try uninstalling it for the duration of the update.

Good luck... :)

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