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How to proceed on hung Windows update patch installation?

My ASUS laptop running Windows 8.1 (x64) is hung on installing a Microsoft patch. I ran Windows Update yesterday, and Windows Update spent about 20 hours attempting to install patch 12 of 29. In my ...
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Windows Server 2003 randomly hangs during it's weekly reboot

No logging tools can help me as to these tools absolutely nothing has hung, and no other logs show anything unusual. I can still run the teamviewer app which can force a 'Hard Reboot'. Is there any ...
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Possible HDD error. Explorer seem to pause/stop/lock and dir using cmd seem to pause/stop/lock cmd

Reference: When I use the words pause, lock or stop I refer to a stage where a process seems to be in a never-ending-loop with no timeout. I have built a brand new pc, except for the hard drives. The ...
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GParted stuck applying operations after copying partition between two disks

I'm copying a partition I had on a virtual disk (VirtualBox) to a real disk. I ran GParted on the virtual machine and copied the main partition (12.98 GiB) over to the new disk, and during the copy I ...
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ArchLinux - system hangs and becomes unresponsive

I have been having issues with a particular laptop for several weeks. Another one with the same OS and updates is running fine (so I am thinking this is a hardware issue). The system appears to hang ...
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recovering an application that is not responding

I'm running Windows XP and a program (virtualdub) that I've been working in has hung. It shows the message "...not responding". And it doesn't redraw etc. I was wondering if anyone knew of a way to ...