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

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11 months ago#11
Windows update? They tend to randomly restart computers.
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11 months ago#12
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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11 months ago#13
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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11 months ago#14
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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11 months ago#15
It's always Windows Update on my machines. ALWAYS.
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