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I have spent the last hour trying to open my laptop.. Problem is it keeps saying configuring windows updates.. It gets stuck at 12%.. Then will say restarting ....then the process starts over

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This usualy occur wen ur pc is on auto updates nd u were accesing the internet hence auto updates service becoms activ nd wil instal any update downloaded after restartng ur pc..jst wait sometyms it takes tym during updates if it realy stuck at 12 u cn stil restore it throug bios by pressng F8 and selectng directory service restore..i hope ths wil be helpful.

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SOURCE: acer5920 stuck in configuring updates.

This is generally caused by bad blocks in the Master Boot Record(Table). The drive itself is probably not salvagable. You'll need a reputable reapir person to slave your drive to another system to get the data off.

Good Luck

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SOURCE: I just bought a new HP laptop four days ago. I

Step 1. Phone Microsoft see if they can fix the problem over the phone, if not...
Step 2. Take it back to the place of purchase, to get it replace with a new HP, as most shops have a 30 day D.O.A. (dead on arrival) policy.

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