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Richard, Computer Specialist
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My Toshiba laptop has Windows 8. I use it to put together

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My Toshiba laptop has Windows 8. I use it to put together booklets for organization twice a year (volunteer). When I was working on the laptop 2 days ago, it said there were updates to be downloaded. It took hours, and then when it was finished a new screen came up that said it was unable to download all of the updates and was now deleting the changes. That has been going on for 24 hours! It says not to turn it off. What do I do?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

Hi there and welcome

It will have crashed.

Hold the power button down for 60 seconds then release.

Then power it on and tell me if it is not functioning correctly please.