DIY Doctor

Main navigation

Very long updates

Postby noj » Sun Aug 17, 2008 4:24 pm

About 4 or 5 times this year, when I shut down my PC a message appears telling me my machine is installing updates. I am not to switch it off cos it will do that itself. These updates take around 12 to 15 hours to install. I presume they are from Microsoft, but they are nothing like the normal updates when the shield pops up in the system tray and it takes a minute at the most. Does this happen to anyone else?
Rank: Labourer
Progress to next rank:
Posts: 3
Joined: Sun Jul 20, 2008 5:54 pm


Simply Build It

Postby plumbbob » Sun Aug 17, 2008 10:32 pm

Many of the Microsoft updates require installation in this way. They should only take a few minutes to install, so if the process takes hours, it suggests there could be something afoot with your Windows installation.
Rank: Project Manager
Posts: 1891
Joined: Wed May 07, 2008 9:59 pm

Display posts from previous
Sort by
Order by

  • DIY How to Project Guides
  • DIY how to tutorial projects and guides - Did you know we have a DIY Projects section? Well, if no, then we certainly do! Within this area of our site have literally hundreds of how-to guides and tutorials that cover a huge range of home improvement tasks. Each page also comes with pictures and a video to make completing those jobs even easier!

  • Related Topics