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Frozen laptop on 'boot after updates'

  1. #1


    Posts : 4
    Windows 8

    Frozen laptop on 'boot after updates'


    Update bombed at 98%. Msg displayed ..."Failure configuring Windows Update
    Reverting Changes
    Do not turn off your computer"
    It has been going round and round for days.
    I tried turning off the laptop but it just 'boots' back to the same message.
    What can I do...?????
    Cheers - Arlo

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  2. #2


    Hi Arlo,
    Welcome to the forums, you could try refresh, reset or a Repair Install.
    Reset Windows 8
    Refresh Windows 8
    Repair Install Windows 8
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  3. #3


    Posts : 4
    Windows 8


    Thanks for that - my problem however is that I cannot get to any other screens ....even if I 'hard' shut the laptop off and restart.
    I need to be able to interrupt the boot so that I can at least do a safe boot
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  4. #4


    Try disconnecting mains, remove the battery, press power button for 20-30 secs , install the battery, connect the mains and boot.
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  5. #5


    Posts : 4
    Windows 8


    Thanks for that ....I will give it a try
    Cheers - kim
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  6. #6


    Posts : 4
    Windows 8


    Thank you, thank you ....worked beautifully! !!
    Cheers - kim
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  7. #7


    You are welcome
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