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    CAPICOM update not allowing configuring

    I have Vista Home Basic on my laptop. I have been trying not to get the CAPICOM update that was back in July 2010. Every time I try now to start the computer, the message comes on the screen:

    Configuring Updates: Stage 3 of 3 0% Complete.
    Do not turn off computer.

    Progress never happens. Computer even shuts down, but then this message still happens.

    I even tried to not get the CAPICOM update from automatic updates, but this last time, it must have come through.

    Any help is appreciated.

    Thanks, Joe

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    Re: CAPICOM update not allowing configuring

    Set updates to notify and not install.
    Then right click on the problem update and hide
    You should not be bothered, again.
    http://www.updatexp.com/windows-automatic-updates.html

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    Re: CAPICOM update not allowing configuring

    But how do I get this message off the screen when I start up the computer? That is my problem now. I cannot get anywhere. The message that it is configuring updates comes up when I start up my computer.

    Thanks,

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    Re: CAPICOM update not allowing configuring

    Joe
    System restore from a point 2 days before the problem
    System Restore - How to

    If you cannot get to that point try it in safe mode

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    Re: CAPICOM update not allowing configuring

    You don't understand what I am asking. When I start my computer, the first thing it does is come up with the screen mentioned in the beginning of the thread. I tried all types of safe mode and the same thing happens.

    The only thing I can do is do the F2 process. Nothing comes up in windows except the message that I am configuring updates. I cannot abort that process.

    Is there a way I can bypass this when I do F2 (which gets me to the start up process)?

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    Re: CAPICOM update not allowing configuring

    I did not understand, a bigger problem than I realized. Are you given a choice in f2 and if necessary are your documents etc backed up?

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    Re: CAPICOM update not allowing configuring

    Yes, I can access via F2, but don't know what to do after that. I tried it in safe mode (sometimes that comes up when I turn the computer on) and the same thing happens.

    Thanks for trying.

    Joe

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    Re: CAPICOM update not allowing configuring

    What is the model and name of your computer. For example Dell xps20?

    and

    Did you back up all of your documents?

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    Re: CAPICOM update not allowing configuring

    Everex is the model name. I'm not sure about the model number. I got this from a friend's co-worker.

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    Re: CAPICOM update not allowing configuring

    Oh, the documents and stuff were already on my main computer, so it's no big deal.

    Thanks.

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