Re: Installing Update hangs
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Updates are not installed successfully from Windows Update, from Microsoft
Update, or by using Automatic Updates after you perform a new Windows XP
installation or you repair a Windows XP installation
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Desktop Experience - since 2002
AumHa VSOP & Admin http://aumha.net
> When attempting a shut down I am presented with the usual message not to
> turn off computer. The System is now hung on "Installing update 1 of 24".
> The computer has been in this state for several hours and I have no idea
> what to do. I have searched for a solution but have not seen any
> I am using WinXP Pro SP 2 on a 2.8 Ghz System. Can anyone off a safe
> solution? What would happen if I turn off at this time?