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Topic # 227420 6-Jan-2018 15:24
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I just booted my Notebook and got a Win 10 update message. I let it run and the computer rebooted. I then had a message that it was configuring updates. After awhile, it rebooted. I then got a message that it couldn't complete the updates so it was undoing them. Reboot. Then a message that it can't complete undoing the changes. It seems to be stuck in a undoing changes/can't undo changes loop.

 

Advice, please. From a long time ago I remember something about doing a system restore from the command line. Would that work here? What is the procedure. What else can I try?

 

Reinstalling is not out of the question but I would prefer to avoid that if at all possible since I'm not sure how to go about it and I will have to pull out disks and drives and Google a hundred sites and I don't have a lot of patience for that crap anymore. I am a 73 year-old computer user, no longer a hobbiest geek. I just want the thing to work. I don't want to have to mess around with a lot of arcane technical stuff I only half-remember. I'm looking for the easiest out here. [/grump]

 

 

 

 

 

 





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  Reply # 1931345 6-Jan-2018 15:33
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I have encountered this from time to time and I have just run update again and it has worked. Sometimes it takes a few attempts. This latest update is essential as its fixing some nasty issues





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  Reply # 1931346 6-Jan-2018 15:33
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Never mind. It fixed itself after all. I don't know how they manage to keep making Windows even slower, but after circling the drain for a good 15 minutes, it suddenly started installing some updates and eventually booted back to my normal home screen. I guess it's fixed, or at least what passes for that in the Microsoft universe.

 

 





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  Reply # 1931622 7-Jan-2018 09:06
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Rikkitic:

Never mind. It fixed itself after all. I don't know how they manage to keep making Windows even slower, but after circling the drain for a good 15 minutes, it suddenly started installing some updates and eventually booted back to my normal home screen. I guess it's fixed, or at least what passes for that in the Microsoft universe.


 



Thumbs up for the good outcome at least!
Edit: I used to enjoy mucking about with pc problems but boy am I over it.

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