PC Keeps re-booting after MS Update

  Roseandaleman 11:59 24 Dec 2009
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Hello
Can anyone help please?
After a recent Microsoft update my computer keeps re-booting.
To stop this happening I had to restore to the previous day and cancel the automatic updates. Has anyone any idea how to overcome this problem and still received the automatic updates from Microsoft.
Thanks
Skylooker

  T0SH 12:24 24 Dec 2009

I recently had a similar problem with my sons Vista laptop, initialy I had some success by setting windows update to only notify when updates were available then using the custom method to download and install updates singly but this got somewhat tedious since there were lots of updates to do

The next thing I tried which worked was to show hidden files and floders and turn off windows updates (dissabled) then delete the

"C:\Windows\Downloaded Program Files" folder

rebooting then turning windows updates on again followed by another reboot

After this windows update is now back on automatic and working again

not certain all the reboots were required but it is no great hassle to do

Cheers HC

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