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Old 07-14-2011, 06:14 PM
 
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Yeah, at this point you don't have many options, pull the plug and hope for the best
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Old 07-14-2011, 06:34 PM
 
Location: Texas
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OK, she said she would flip the switch on the surge protector. Hopefully it doesn't start smoking when she turns it back on... :P
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Old 07-14-2011, 06:37 PM
 
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OK, she said she would flip the switch on the surge protector. Hopefully it doesn't start smoking when she turns it back on... :P
It's possible it finished what it was doing but failed to shut down, I've seen Windows 7 do that more than once.
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Old 07-14-2011, 06:43 PM
 
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Thanks, I hope so. Anyway, the computer is back up, now, and seems normal. I bet you are right, that the download was done and that it just failed to shut down.

Thanks ya'll.
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Old 07-15-2011, 11:08 AM
 
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Stupid computers!!!
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Old 07-15-2011, 11:55 AM
 
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Stupid computers!!!
its all them gal darn vidjea games ternin' our brains inter mush
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Old 07-15-2011, 12:41 PM
 
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Brian, don't ever let your wife do the hard shutdown!
If she ever attempted, pull the power cord from the outlet just to show her and the stubborn PC who the real boss is!
Don't let them pieces of silicons control you!
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