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Stuck on installing updates

My netbook has been stuck on "please do not power off or unplug your machine - installing update 7 of 11". Its been like that for 24hrs, I've tried turning off and on and the whole control-alt-delete but nothing is working - please can you help?

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SOURCE: Netbook has been installing update 17 of 30 for 16

The registry has a glitch in it. Turn off and reboot and start over with the down loads
It is the only way

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