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Refresh taking forever

  1. #1


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8

    Refresh taking forever


    Hi
    New to the forum. I made a custom refresh point using command line recimg with no issue. my image is about 40gb in size. I ran the refresh tonight and I saw the "touch the corners" screen and the "just a few more things screen etc. All ok....then my screen turned blue (not bsod) with a spinning cursor. I have hd activity...keeps flashing like it is working...but it has been over an hour now. Should I pull the power or wait it out? How long does a 40gb refresh take on average?
    Thanks for the help
    Tony

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  2. #2


    Posts : 5,707
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Hello there!

    I'd just wait overnight for the refresh to finish. 40 gigs sounds like it'll take a length of time longer than an hour.

    Try and be patient!
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  3. #3


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8


    Thanks! I decided to just let it go for the night. Will check it in the morn...
    Tony
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  4. #4


    Posts : 2,156
    Win7 Ult on DIY; Win8 Pro on MBP/Parallels; Win7 Ult on MBP/Boot Camp; Win7 Ult/Win8 Pro on HP


    Both this read and this one, among others, indicate that the refresh procedure should not take long. I suspect you are hung up.
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  5. #5


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8


    Guys it worked, I was probably just not patient enough to wait it out a few hours. I slept for about 6 hrs and it was finished when I woke up. Checked everything, the only thing I had to do was repair a few programs in the market but other than that it went fine. Thanks for all the help.
    Tony
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  6. #6


    Posts : 5,707
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Glad to hear it came out ok!
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