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Help! Windows Update progress is stuck.

  1. #1


    Posts : 15
    windows 8.1

    Help! Windows Update progress is stuck.


    For two days my Windows Update progress has been stuck ay the installing stage and I can't get back to the 'check for updates' window but can for 'Update history'.

    Is there a simple way to correct this 'freeze'?

    Many thanks

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Hold down the Power switch for 10 seconds or until your computer shuts down. Press the power to restart and all should be okay when restart finishes.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Posts : 15
    windows 8.1


    Thanks for providing me with the answer to my situation,,,it worked!
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    You're welcome! Remember that little trick and it can solve lots of problems.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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