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Posted: 8/10/2005 12:46:24 PM EDT
Last night when I shut my comp down, instead of shutting down it said something about loading updates 1-8 and THEN shut down, which took forever. Today when I started it up, it took fricking forever to start up and then displayed the mouse and the desktop background, but nothing else. Finally it loaded my desktop and toolbar. So I go to open the internet. Nothing happens. I tell it to open the internet again and it finally does so, after a longer than usual wait.

The internet itself seems to be operating fine, except that just now while typing this post it stopped typing and opened a second internet window.

WTF? What updates (seemed to be an official microsoft update of my OS that it was doing after I told it to shut down) was it talking about and why the frick is my computer so slow now?
Link Posted: 8/10/2005 12:59:02 PM EDT
Microsoft releases it's security patches on the second Tuesday of the month. I updated several PC's with no issues but I always review the patches before applying them. It sounds like you have them setup to automatically download and update.

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August, 2005
Link Posted: 8/10/2005 1:05:14 PM EDT
And some of the patches acually get applied as the machine boots up, so it takes longer than usual to load.
Link Posted: 8/10/2005 1:10:53 PM EDT
Did you restart it?
Link Posted: 8/10/2005 1:18:20 PM EDT
This explains a lot. Thanks. If I have further problems with this, I'll let you know.
Link Posted: 8/10/2005 1:25:13 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/10/2005 1:25:50 PM EDT by TheRedGoat]
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