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All of sudden my computer (with W8) has started

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    All of sudden my computer (with W8) has started


    encountering some problem and restarting. I just got the thing for Christmas and it only began doing this, this afternoon. It's done it 5 or 6 times since, and it's very annoying. I've included a pic of the "details" given, but I don't
    really understand what it means. Can anyone translate, and help fix it maybe? Also, I have not made any changes to my system in the last couple of days prior to it beginning to do this. Any help is greatly appreciated!

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    Have you done all the updates? There are quite a few that need to be done since shipment.
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    Quote Originally Posted by labeeman View Post
    Have you done all the updates? There are quite a few that need to be done since shipment.
    Well, I'm not really sure. I've noticed it installing updates a time or two, but I'm not sure if there are more available. I guess I kind of assumed it would update itself automatically. How do I check? I still haven't learned my way around W8 all that well.
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    Bring up Control panel then click windows update then click check for updates.
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    Quote Originally Posted by labeeman View Post
    Bring up Control panel then click windows update then click check for updates.
    Thanks. Done. There were 3 important and 1 optional available, I installed them. Fingers crossed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by labeeman View Post
    Have you done all the updates? There are quite a few that need to be done since shipment.
    Well, it hasn't done it since updating like you suggested, so maybe that did the trick! Thanks again!
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    Quote Originally Posted by BrianB View Post
    encountering some problem and restarting. I just got the thing for Christmas and it only began doing this, this afternoon. It's done it 5 or 6 times since, and it's very annoying. I've included a pic of the "details" given, but I don't
    really understand what it means. Can anyone translate, and help fix it maybe? Also, I have not made any changes to my system in the last couple of days prior to it beginning to do this. Any help is greatly appreciated!

    Click image for larger version
    I doubt the updates fixed your machine. Before things get worse again, I'd a system restore back to the earliest restore point you have--assuming system restore is activated. Doing so will not necessarily uninstall all the updates, but it might uninstall some. And, be sure and see my sig. There are some very important things for you to do.
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