OK, several hours is definitely bad, and I would've done the same as you
did. There's really no other choice at that point. And I would have scanned
for damage afterwards (chkdsk and fsk, for example).
I'm glad it came out OK. Scary... (or should I say :scary:?)
On Sat, 10 Oct 2009 18:39:46 -0700, MXC wrote:
> If waiting even one hour or a little more, OK
> But after several hours I thought it might in dead loop
> then I decided menually turned off windows and even I had to unplug the
> After power on the window restarted and I did not find any other thing
> "Gene E. Bloch" <not-me@newsgroup> wrote in message
>> On Sat, 10 Oct 2009 15:35:59 -0700, MXC wrote:
>>> It is second time in this month.
>>> When I tried reload the windows, It would not start and only show:
>>> Please do not Power off or unplug your machine
>>> Installing Update 3 of 5
>>> (Or Installing 5 of 5)
>>> It will last forever,
>>> The only way is turn off and unplug the machine to let it start windows.
>>> I do not know if it is really update windows vista, CA antivirus or some
>>> other program.
>>> I do not know other person have some experience
>> Everyone with Vista or XP has experienced this when they have updated. It
>> can take a long time. You have to wait long enough. Turning it off
>> may have caused damage.
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