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You should be able to pull the battery pack out. Flip the computer upside down, and you should see little sliding locks, slide them and it should release the battery. When you do this, make sure the laptop is not plugged in to power, otherwise it will stay on.


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Open (Desktop) Control Panel, go to Programs & Features, select the VC++ 2012 Runtime entries, click on Modifiy and select repair. After this install the VC++ Update again and should work.


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The best solution for Windows 10 updates is using a 3rd party software to install and hide updates. It installs nothing, it is portable, it allows you to hide any update including drivers. This Software makes no changes to the normal windows update or your system (except for the updates you allow it to install) but does use the Windows update service, once ...


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I think I found an answer so I am posting it here so that it might help some other pool soul who got trapped by the hideous and ugly monster that is Windows 10. Although everyone claims it is not possible to control Windows Update there is a Microsoft tool which can be used to disable updates called 'Show or hide updates'. The tool can be found here: ...


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There are several things you can try. Fiddle with the driver I don't know how you "uninstalled" the graphics drivers, but I have heard that it's necessary to remove NVIDIA drivers through Programs and Features rather than just Device Manager. There was a relevant NVIDIA driver update published just a couple weeks ago, on January 27. If you haven't done so ...


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Specifically, is there any way to know which updates I need Yep. Windows will tell you when you purchase a license or provide it with a product key.


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It is not possible to use windows update when windows is not activated, but the exception is the grace period of a month. Before you get the nag: You must activate windows, windows will be fully functional. Once you get the message, things like windows update will stop working.


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For some reason a second restart solved my problem, no more Windows Update running. Seems like something is wrong, like Windows Update gets stuck in a loop.


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Under Windows 7, you sometimes have to force updates to be installed in a different order than the order normally chosen automatically, by choosing only a few updates to be installed, NOT including the first one shown on the list. Once you are able to get at least one more update installed this way, try only the first update on the list, to see if it will ...


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You could try these steps: System File Checker is a handy tool included with Windows that allows you scan for and restore corruptions in Windows system files (including those related to VIDEO_DXGKRNL_FATAL_ERROR). To run System File Checker (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10): Click the Start button. Type "command" in the search box... DO NOT hit ...


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After too many hours and too many reboots trying to solve this problem, I managed to figure out what it is. I haven't found this solution anywhere else, so I'm sharing here in the hopes that people who have this problem in the future don't need to spend as long as I did fixing it :) I used Systinternals Process Monitor and filtered on my instance of svchost ...


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I suspect Ken is actually right in his suggestion to increase the size of the ReadyBoot file. If the following event was logged: "The maximum file size for session "ReadyBoot" has been reached. As a result, events might be lost (not logged) to file "C:\Windows\Prefetch\ReadyBoot\ReadyBoot.etl". The maximum files size is currently set to 20971520 ...


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That has nothing to do with your video card driver. Try increasing the size of the ReadyBoot.etl. Here is how to do it: Search, Performance Monitor On your left side, expand Data Collection sets Click on Startup event traces On your right side you'll find a list, double click Readyboot Click on the Stop Condition tab and set the size you want. A good ...


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I used the media creator to "upgrade" my system which returned it to build 10586. Windows update was then able to download and install the 14251 build without any problem. It seems there must have been some kind of corruption.


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I had this same issues. The issue is you have "Install during Automatic Maintenance Window" set to Enabled. For 2012 R2 servers that means if its doing anything to wait for the reboot. Whats even worse is the admin before me didn't check the box to Enable or even Disable the "Install during Automatic Maintenance Window" box at all. So it was in some way set ...


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Load the imp updates you want then turn off windows update, check 2x a year and install the imp updates - a few bad ones et phone home ect, then turn off windows updates never accept the recommended updates or you will be sorry !


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The Official Way http://mybulletins.technet.microsoft.com/BulletinPages/Dashboard This page generates .xlsx document The Naive way Install each operating system as a virtual machine (source) Windows 10 Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview Windows 8.1 Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows 8 Windows Server 2012 Windows 7 Windows Server ...


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How about downloading the Windows 8.1 ISO? From this article: http://www.howtogeek.com/186775/how-to-download-windows-7-8-and-8.1-installation-media-legally/ Once the ISO is on your computer (the Downloads folder is a good place for it) mount the ISO and find and run Setup. The ensuing process will be automatic and should work well. Takes a while, of ...


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Best way I've found is hit "Windows-R" to bring up a command prompt, then type "shutdown -r -t 5" to give 5 seconds warning then shut down. Options for that command include: -f = force -r = restart -t = time


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The Microsoft Update Catalog is available here, and seems to include a list of all products that can be provisioned via Windows Update: http://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Home.aspx


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This issue has come and gone over the years with different fixes along the way, so here is my updated guide to this issue as of this date January 5th, 2016 This is what I do when I reinstall W7with SP1 or have issues with Windows update stuck on checking for updates. If Service Pack 1 is not installed, install it before following this guide. Download ...


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DISM global options are NOT case sensitive. DISM feature names ARE case sensitive. I noticed you're doing this online. Is there a particular reason you're using DISM instead of WUSA? wusa path\to\file.msu /quiet /norestart Error 87 is indeed a parameter problem (verified by net helpmsg 87 and confirmed here) but I'm not seeing specifically what's ...



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