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The power when off while my PC was shutting down and running daily updates to Windows 7 home, 1 of 17. When powering back up, the screening just sits there with the "Don't turn power off while updating 1 of 17" for 3 hours. What do I do?? Not this computer I'm using now.

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  • susanahunt Oct 15, 2010

    Did not work. Holding the start button and the F8 does not bring up a screen to select the Safe Mode? On Dell PC.

  • susanahunt Oct 15, 2010

    That didn's work. Does not come up with Safe Mode selection? What now? On Dell pc.



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Some of the updates may get stuck in the midway. If you can, wait for some more time. Else, you can turn off the power. The update will happen again in the next shut down operation and might finish without being stuck in the midway.

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Please turn the computer off and leave it off for 30 seconds. When you turn it back on, please keep pushing the F8 key on your keyboard when you push the power button on for about 15 seconds, Please select where it says safe mode with network and press enter, then if needed let it load up and log into your account. It should install the updates and apply them again after you restart the computer from safe mode. After it installs and your back to your main screen, restart the computer one last time and it will install all updates properly.

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