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Is there a way to tell why/how my laptop was restarted?

#11rusty12000Posted 8/14/2014 10:57:52 AM
Windows update? They tend to randomly restart computers.
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#12Orestes417Posted 8/14/2014 10:59:11 AM
CW Boi 209 posted...
Hm, that's odd. Apparently my computer did update according to event viewer, but my update log still says the last updates were installed on the 12th. o_O


Probably downloaded then and forced the restart later
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#13dunkisPosted 8/14/2014 11:36:19 AM
It's what Windows 8 loves to do. It downloads and installs updates but then forces you to restart days later if you don't choose to do it sooner.
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#14CW Boi 209(Topic Creator)Posted 8/14/2014 3:44:34 PM
Yeah, I now know that it was due to updates after checking the Event Viewer a little more. I was just confused because Windows Update told me the last installation was two days ago and not this morning.
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#15JsReznorPosted 8/14/2014 3:50:13 PM
It's always Windows Update on my machines. ALWAYS.