Config updates stage 3 of 3 0% complete then shuts down

Discussion in 'Windows Update' started by Lisa Riley, Feb 9, 2009.

  1. Lisa Riley

    Lisa Riley Guest

    Laptop with Vista is trying to configure updates (unknown what updates). On
    startup screen says Configuring updates stage 3 of 3 0% complete Please do
    not turn off computer. % does not change, then it goes to Shutting Down
    screen, reboots and is in endless cycle. Is there anyway to stop it?
     
    Lisa Riley, Feb 9, 2009
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  2. First see...

    The update is not installed successfully, you receive a message, and the
    computer restarts when you try to install an update in Windows Vista:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949358

    At the bottom of KB949358, you'll see a reference to...

    A software update is available for the Windows Vista installation software
    feature:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/937287

    Unlimited installation and compatibility support for Vista SP1 is available
    at no charge *but only through 18 March 2009*!!

    • US:
    http://support.microsoft.com/oas/default.aspx?ln=en-us&prid=11274&gprid=500921

    • CA:
    http://support.microsoft.com/oas/default.aspx?ln=en-ca&prid=11274&gprid=500921

    • UK:
    http://support.microsoft.com/oas/default.aspx?ln=en-gb&prid=11274&gprid=500921

    • AU:
    http://support.microsoft.com/oas/default.aspx?ln=en-au&prid=11274&gprid=500921

    • Other: http://support.microsoft.com/oas/default.aspx | select Windows
    Vista | select Windows Vista Service Pack 1
     
    PA Bear [MS MVP], Feb 9, 2009
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  3. Lisa Riley

    The Mad Man Guest

    I've got the same problem. To make matters worse, when I run Syste
    Restore, it gets down to Finalizing File Restore and keeps runnin
    indefinitely

    I've been in contact with Microsoft Support, tried all 3 methods, an
    none work. In Method 3, a file they referred to was missing
     
    The Mad Man, Jul 21, 2009
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  4. Try Method 1 or begin a new thread about /your/ problem to avoid confusion.
    State your full Windows version (e.g., Vista SP1; Vista x64 SP2) in your
    first post.
     
    PA Bear [MS MVP], Jul 21, 2009
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