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It says installing updates but never shuts down

By m1t0s1s
Aug 17, 2009
  1. I have a windows xp home sp2 machine which says "Installing Updates" but it never shuts down. Should I power it off or what? The problem is that update 1 of 15 is still installing after five hours!
     
  2. LinkedKube

    LinkedKube TechSpot Project Baby Posts: 3,481   +44

    what updates are they? I've had that issue, with the pc I had now, make sure the language installs arent in updates.
     
  3. Jawshh

    Jawshh TS Enthusiast Posts: 392

    yea it depends on the updates and of course your internet connection? What connection do you have?
     
  4. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,335   +36

    Please give me the KB number of the update and I'll assist you. There are several updates currently that are causing problems for both Windows XP and Vista users.
     
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