Does the computer need to be restarted?

Article:TECH92413  |  Created: 2009-01-17  |  Updated: 2014-01-06  |  Article URL
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Symantec Help (SymHelp) reports that the computer needs to be restarted.



Symantec Help (SymHelp) checks several locations in the Windows registry that indicate that Windows needs to be restarted. The need for a restart can be because...

  • Windows is attempting to update or delete a file that is in use
  • A program, update, or hotfix has been installed or removed
  • A Windows Update Agent has requested a restart
  • A Symantec product requires a restart



Note: To check if this issue exists or has been resolved on the computer in question, download and run a 'Check product install requirements' scan with SymHelp

Restart the computer


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