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A computer question from one that is techno-challenged
« on: January 05, 2008, 09:01:36 AM »

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Windows XPhome w/SP 2 - AVG 7.5 -CCleaner -popupblocker -and a couple of others

To properly install some updates I turned off the computer last night and re-booted this am.

Now I have this blue box in the center of my screen that won't go away.  It says,

Please wait while checking system configuration...

How do I get that annoying blue box to dissapear?
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Re: A computer question from one that is techno-challenged
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2008, 09:59:26 AM »

Since it's Microsoft ...

Have you tried rebooting again?
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Re: A computer question from one that is techno-challenged
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2008, 10:07:38 AM »

have you tried the task manager- ctrl, alt, del?





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Re: A computer question from one that is techno-challenged
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2008, 10:14:58 AM »

ps usice *fudge* off Wink

Dude, I have a $350 HD-DVD player and $500+ in movies.  I am well, and truly, *fudge*ed, off.   Wink
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Re: A computer question from one that is techno-challenged
« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2008, 11:48:17 AM »

Since it's Microsoft ...

Have you tried rebooting again?

That did the trick thank you.
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Re: A computer question from one that is techno-challenged
« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2008, 11:49:12 AM »

have you tried the task manager- ctrl, alt, del?

Isn't that the same thing Clive suggested, only different?
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Re: A computer question from one that is techno-challenged
« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2008, 12:48:59 PM »

Since it's Microsoft ...

Have you tried rebooting again?

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« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2008, 01:25:47 PM »

have you tried the task manager- ctrl, alt, del?

Isn't that the same thing Clive suggested, only different?

no. ctrl-alt-del. opens the task manager window and allows you to shut down programs that are running and possibly hung up.

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Re: A computer question from one that is techno-challenged
« Reply #8 on: January 05, 2008, 08:46:53 PM »

have you tried the task manager- ctrl, alt, del?

Isn't that the same thing Clive suggested, only different?

no. ctrl-alt-del. opens the task manager window and allows you to shut down programs that are running and possibly hung up.

you back woods freak. Wink Cheesy

Ctrl-Alt-Del X2 reboots though. So your both right. Wink
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Re: A computer question from one that is techno-challenged
« Reply #9 on: January 05, 2008, 09:22:51 PM »

have you tried the task manager- ctrl, alt, del?

Isn't that the same thing Clive suggested, only different?

no. ctrl-alt-del. opens the task manager window and allows you to shut down programs that are running and possibly hung up.

you back woods freak. Wink Cheesy

Ctrl-Alt-Del X2 reboots though. So your both right. Wink

I knew you would mention that. Cheesy
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Re: A computer question from one that is techno-challenged
« Reply #10 on: January 06, 2008, 07:09:05 AM »


Please wait while checking system configuration...

How do I get that annoying blue box to dissapear?

Hmmmm.  I would have said wait.  But what do I know?
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« Reply #11 on: January 06, 2008, 07:10:27 AM »

Hmmmm.  I would have said wait.  But what do I know?

lol Cheesy
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« Reply #12 on: January 06, 2008, 08:33:05 AM »


Please wait while checking system configuration...

How do I get that annoying blue box to dissapear?

Hmmmm.  I would have said wait.  But what do I know?

Waiting did not change the status Mr. Obvious!  Go have a beer.   Grin
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Re: A computer question from one that is techno-challenged
« Reply #13 on: January 06, 2008, 08:41:08 AM »


Please wait while checking system configuration...

How do I get that annoying blue box to dissapear?

Hmmmm.  I would have said wait.  But what do I know?

Waiting did not change the status Mr. Obvious!  Go have a beer.   Grin

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Re: A computer question from one that is techno-challenged
« Reply #14 on: January 06, 2008, 04:42:05 PM »


Please wait while checking system configuration...

How do I get that annoying blue box to dissapear?

Hmmmm.  I would have said wait.  But what do I know?

And just how long would you have waited, stroh? 
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