1. Joined : May 2016
    Posts : 32
    Windows 10
       18 Sep 2016 #1

    "Getting Windows ready / Don't turn off.." >20 min, but no new updates

    Around 9:10, I told my desktop computer to shutdown. It went to a "Getting Windows ready / Don't turn off your computer"

    At 9:33, it was still going with no progress update, and it suddenly turned off. When I turned it back on, there were no new updates installed.

    It's done something like this at least once before. Any clue why it takes so long with no status updates. I don't recall my laptop ever doing this.
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  2. Joined : Dec 2015
    Posts : 2,449
       19 Sep 2016 #2

    It can take a while. Hopefully issue is sorted now.
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  3. Joined : May 2016
    Posts : 32
    Windows 10
       19 Sep 2016 #3

    cereberus said: View Post
    It can take a while. Hopefully issue is sorted now.
    The issue was when I restarted, the Windows Update update history registered no new updates installed.
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  4. Joined : Jun 2014
    Posts : 4,493
    Windows 10 Pro
       20 Sep 2016 #4

    Do you know what the update was? If it was the AU it won't show any updates until the first update after the AU upgrade. Or at least that's been my experience on all my computers.

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  5. Joined : May 2016
    Posts : 32
    Windows 10
       20 Sep 2016 #5

    It was not the AU, I got the AU a long time ago.
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