I had a notification for a necessary Win7 update - so I said OK, download & install. Update was indicated as downloaded OK etc but then indicated a restart was needed.
I responded with OK - and went for my dinner. An hour later the screen indicated
Configuring Service Pack
Do not turn off your computer
Another hour later it STILL SAYS THE SAME
Humm - summat is "stuck" I think
The circulating / rotating widget or whatever is still moving but WHAT DO I DO NEXT????
Just sit & wait?
Pull the plug?
What could be the consequences of pulling the plug?
(. . . and yes, I'm using a different machine now)
5 Precepts of Buddhism seem appropriate. Refrain from taking life. Refrain from taking that which is not given. Refrain from misconduct. Refrain from lying. Refrain from intoxicants which lead to loss of mindfulness