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Windows 7: Previous updates disabled my CPU and I want to disable future updates

13 Feb 2014   #11
fluoric

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

I'm sorry, I wish I could tell you. The answer would be "allow updates to update", I guess. The sequence was:
1: get working laptop back from the shop roughly Jan 20-23rd, I recall it was over MLK holiday weekend.
2: Use normally
3: Observe (today) upon shutdown that 12 updates had been downloaded and not to turn off, they needed to install.
4: Freak out, shut computer off manually, improperly.
5: Power up computer, select "restart WDOs normally", then shut down normally.
Uh-oh...there they are again, wanting to update.
6: Power down manually, again.
6: Register to post on this forum <<<<<-------------------------------from another computer
7: ask my question
8: turn on again, shut down normally, allow updates
9: Now operating normally.

I really did nothing other than to accept the updates and now it appears to be working properly.


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13 Feb 2014   #12
Computer0304

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 

I hope you did not damage any hardware in the process. Just in case, run SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker and Disk Check SFC /SCANNOW will check for damaged system files and Disk Check will check for damage on the hard drive itself.
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13 Feb 2014   #13
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

It's hard to tell exactly what you are doing but I do have some thoughts.
When you install updates manually (as I do) install 2 or 3 at a time.
I start at the top and work my way down. If a update is big I will do it all by itself. I will reboot whether requested or not. Then wait until every thing is done before going back to the updates and pick some more updates. {Watch the light on the computer and wait until it's done blinking like crazy.} Sometimes it will boot to your desktop but the light is still blinking a lot. Just wait.
I stay with the computer when doing all of this but I don't do anything else on the computer when updating.{nothing}

Most people that have problems with Windows Updates have problems with their system before the updates ever start which causes problems with Windows Updates.
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