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Windows 7: Windows Update Restart Prompt

20 Jul 2015   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
Windows Update Restart Prompt

Hello everyone!Can I get any issues if I press Restart Now when Windows Update promted to restart instead of waiting 5 minutes to restart itself?

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21 Jul 2015   #2

windows 7 home premium 64 bit

Looks like you had an application/program open and running and windows wants those closed before restarting. Just close any open applications that are running and you shouldn't get problems then pressing Restart Now.
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21 Jul 2015   #3

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit

The 5 minutes is provided as a courtesy to you to give you an opportunity to save your work and close applications. Windows itself has no need for the 5 minutes and would otherwise restart immediately. If the option to restart immediately wasn't safe it would not be provided.

Just be sure to save your work and close applications first.
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