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Your computer shuts off suddenly. Now what?? Session saving?

by devang / July 27, 2008 4:07 AM PDT

Hi there. My computer shuts down sometimes or just restarts because of automatic updates (I have disabled that recently). I usually have lots and lots of windows open as well as firefox tabs. To save the tabs I use Session Manager, but what do I use for all the windows and folders that I have open on my desktop? What about the notepad notes that I take? They dont autosave. Sad

Absolutely any help you offer is appreciated. Thanks a million.

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Not a feature of this OS.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 27, 2008 4:51 AM PDT
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If this is XP
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 27, 2008 7:42 PM PDT

I would visit the Windows Update section in the Control Panel and change the way updates are downloaded and installed.

Mine is set to download automatically, but I choose when to install. That way, I can close down any applications and save any notes. etc, before the system tells me it has to restart for the updates to finish installing.

If you don't get that warning about having to restart, then I agree with Bob that there is something else wrong.


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