The computer must be restarted before updating can continue

The issue was that I was trying to install: Visual Studio 2015 Update 1 (x86 and x64) - Web Installer (Multiple Languages) Not: Visual Studio Professional 2015 with Update 1 (x86 and x64) - Web Installer (English) The error message is not helpful, but in my case it meant that i didnt have 2015 installed, so the update 1 couldn't be applied.

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The computer must be restarted before updating can continue

Please restart the computer and run setup again." In most cases, you just need to restart the computer to get past this error.

There are times, however, when you might get this error again even though you've already restarted the computer.

When I try to install Microsoft visual studio 2015 it gives the error "Setup Blocked".

telling me:"The computer needs to be restarted before setup can continue.

This can happen when the installation of a program or Windows update needs to make additional changes and those changes also require that the computer be restarted.

If you see this error after you restart your computer, try restarting it again.I cannot re-install Thunderbird either - it just gives the same pop up message that I must rteboot to finish a previous update. I cannot re-install Thunderbird either - it just gives the same pop up message that I must rteboot to finish a previous update. In each case it tells me my computer must be shut down in order to complete a previous update. I cannot open TB in order to do anything at all, let alone close it. I cannot open TB in order to do anything at all, let alone close it.In order to complete the installation, Windows must execute certain commands that are available only on accounts with administrator privileges.When attempting to install Visual Studio you receive the following error "The computer needs to be restarted before setup can continue.Evaluating conditions to determine whether to run setup update. [0A30][2015-07-10T]e000: MUX: WARNING: For security reasons DTD is prohibited in this XML document.

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