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Windows Updates keeps asking me to reboot even after I reboot.

I have around 70 Lenovo T500's with the same Widnows XP SP3 image. All of them work fine except for one. I pushed the image, installed all of the latest Windows Updates and rebooted when prompted. When I sign back on, an Automatic Update window pops up saying, "Updating your computer is almost complete. You must restart your computer for the updates to take effect. Do you want to restart you computer now?" I restart and the same message appears. I reimaged the machine twice and still have the same message.
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ftcis
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senadCommented:
Try and delete the key HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\AutoUpdate\RebootRequired
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arnoldCommented:
How many times did you go through the reboot cycle?
There is a registry setting that gets set "require reboot" but can not think of it.
check the c:\windows\windowsupdate.log to see why you are prompted for a reboot.
run chkdsk /R to make sure there are no issues with the hard drive.

If you restore this image on another laptop, does it follow the same pattern?
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ftcisAuthor Commented:
Thanks!
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