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Anonymous asked in Computers & InternetOther - Computers · 1 decade ago

Why does Windows update take so long?

Hiya.After i've logged off my laptop the message about Windows update installing 1 of 1 appears.It says that my pc will shut down automatically & not to unplug it etc.

I left it this evening & came back to it about 90 minutes later & the update was still going on.Is this normal for an update & how can i speed it up? Or do i just let it download the updates for as long as it takes?It's really annoying!

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    I only thing I think of that took that long to update was the browser upgrade from IE6 to IE7.

    If you already have IE7 then you may have a frozen system.

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  • 1 decade ago

    It depends on the update the long ones are due to windows backng up the old files and setting before replacement. It can also be creating a restore point

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    That's probably frozen on you - good old Windows!

    If you want to sort it out....get a Mac.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Cos it's Windows - That's it's job!

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  • 1 decade ago

    just let it downoad i had the same prob the other night maybe its just the one download ive never had this prob til the other night

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  • 1 decade ago

    Because it's windows!they should be called gates...Mac is the solution!Try it,you won't regret it

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  • 1 decade ago

    There is too much to download!

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  • 1 decade ago

    Get a MAC! :)

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