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Old 10-23-2011, 05:44 PM   #1
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Default comp in a loop

my vista laptop has a problem it was installing 3 of 3 updates dont turn your comp off then it turned itself off then booted up an started the 3 of 3 updates a gain then turned off again in a kind of loop an help to rectify will be most welcome

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Old 10-23-2011, 07:05 PM   #2
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Default Re: comp in a loop

You will need what's known as a preinstallation environment to rectify this issue. For example, this is one:

UBCD for Windows

Once you find a proper PE, navigate to c:\Windows\winsxs\pending.xml Delete this file and restart your machine. Once that is done, it will run through the updates again and you should be fine.
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