Pending Reboot

If you are running into issues with unexpected “Pending Reboot” status on a Windows box it’s worth while to check the following key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager should contain a key named “PendingFileRenameOperations” which is a REG_MULTI_SZ key. This contains the pointers to all files currently being updated. This key can, in some cases, get poluted by […]