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My laptop comes on and all I can get is the Vista screen and the message 'installing 3 of 3 updates 0% complete. Please don't shutdown your computer'. I can't get a menu or anything. What can I do to get this thing going again? Am I screwed? Do I need to take it to a repair shop? Please help!

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Sometimes you have to wait and wait and wait. I have seen the updates taking an hour here. While it is doing updates you can;t do a thing... but DO let it complete the operation.

Make sure it has internet connection and let it run overnight.

Posted on Nov 18, 2009

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Your computer has downloaded and installed a few updates. You need to allow the laptop to complete this sequence of events. Once completed your computer will boot just like normal. If you do shutdown the computer before the installation is complete you may have to download and install the same updates again. This is perfectly normal...do not take your computer to a repair shop!

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