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    I am running win 7 home on my laptop. whenever I have a windows update, the computer hangs when it is rebooting.

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    Does the computer hang when you restart at other times? What version of Win 7 (never mind I see it's home, is this basic or premium), what are your PC specs? When you restart manually (I assume you have to manually shut down after the hang) does the update complete successfully?

    Often these type of problems are caused because of conflicts between different apps on your PC or hardware conflicts, who knows. If the update completes successfully, then you may have to live with the manual restart.
    BACKUP...BACKUP...BACKUP
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    I have a similar problem with my desktop - most of the time when I 'restart' it hangs during boot. So I have trained myself to shut the PC down and then hit the power button again. I'm not sure what the issue is, but shutting off the power always seems to do it. Most likely there is some piece of hardware that is not being properly reinitialized during a reboot.

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    I had a similar problem with a desktop 2 PCs ago. It would not restart. I never did find what caused the problem but it spanned at least 3 different OSs (All clean installed, Win 98, Win ME and XP) It was obviously a hardware problem then Dell could not help me solve. I also trained myself to using Shutdown, rather than Restart.
    BACKUP...BACKUP...BACKUP
    Have a Great Day! Ted


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