It became unable to get to my desktop except in safe mode. I suspect a driver problem because it responded to pings in safe mode+networking but when left in normal mode at the login screen it didn't respond to pings.
After restoring from backups (another PITA thanks to Acronis) it immediately applied updates and said it would like to reboot. I told it 'later' because I want the server running for today at least. I'm not going to tell it to reboot until the weekend but it leaves me in an obvious quandary.
Obviously I'm going to have to devote some 'quality time' to it at the weekend but I'd welcome opinions from people here on:
* What might have caused it?
* Do you think it was just random or do I have to hide one of the updates?
I'm no stranger to working with Windows but with an 'exciting' weekend ahead it'd be great to have other people's suggestions on hand.
Just because he can