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    You have got to be kidding RIGHT?

    My friend just picked up a new HP Envy Laptop at the Staples Black-Friday sale.
    Being pretty savvy guy he dutifully ran Windows Update and got this screen.

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    No kidding, RG. As he installs W-8 or as he starts a new owner use, it goes and looks for .wsu. Your friend did not do this, the machine did. Also, I get this too after a session in WU, one is supposed to restart the machine after such or such an update. W-8 gives you some leeway. This is nothing to worry about, just do a restart manually. JP.

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    "It's a joke son!" as Foghorn Leghorn used to say. We techies get that it is just another case of poorly worded messages from MS. Just think what a non-technical user would make of that.
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    Most PC actions with estimated times for completion seem to vary from the amusing to the fatuous!

    This afternoon I had a never-used Vista Business PC (Quad CPU!) take over half an hour to restart after updates, but no estimate was given..
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    As a joke it's priceless. You got to tell us where we can get it.
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