Does the computer need to be restarted?
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Does the computer need to be restarted?


Article ID: 177531


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Endpoint Protection Network Access Control


The Symantec Diagnostic Tool (SymDiag) reports that the computer needs to be restarted.



The Symantec Diagnostic Tool (SymDiag) checks several locations in the Windows registry that indicate that Windows needs to be restarted. The need for a restart can be because...

  • Windows is attempting to update or delete a file that is in use
  • A program, update, or hotfix has been installed or removed
  • A Windows Update Agent has requested a restart
  • A Symantec product requires a restart



Note: To check if this issue exists or has been resolved on the computer in question, download and run a Self-Help scan with SymDiag

Restart the computer