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I'm surprised nobody's mentioned this yet (although I've only read the first responses to your posting; I didn't dig deeper into the thread).
Don't forget that nowadays, when Windows blue-screens, it automatically reboots without pausing at the BSOD itself (MS in its infinite wisdom has decided a while back that very few people can read or do anything about what's shown in the BSOD text, so why leave it on at all when it's shown)...
I find that to be a more likely explanation (bad driver?) than the update service deciding on its own to reboot immediately without giving you any warning whatsoever. And I'm saying this as someone who has no end of complaints about update prompt options.
For Win10 20H2: Start, Settings, System, About, Advanced System Settings (on the right side), then Settings (inside the Startup and Recovery groupbox), and see the state of the "Automatically restart" checkbox. If you uncheck it, and it happens again, you should be able to confirm this was indeed the reason. Hard to tell in hindsight however.
Ah but the machine is SO locked down, you have to be an admin. For instance I had too fight with off shore IT to get to see CP, I haven't logged into yet as that will casue 'issues'. So I post from home!
Gotcha. I thought this was a system you had control over. You have my sympathy. I'm not sure what to suggest...I suspect that even if you asked them to make an exception, they'd want you to justify it. Not sure how receptive they might be.
The dang thing has a mind of it's own, plus to do my job and get files I needed I have to beg some one to download and email them to me (as my ID got messed up, I give a better explanation of what happened above). After trading emails today I have placed an axe next to laptop, for reasons that defy explantion it has started to work?
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When I write these I generally make several of them and choose whatever I perceive will be the most difficult. Your first recommendation was in my list verbatim. I discarded it because it looked like it would be solved too quickly.
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Reverse entry was manipulated.(8)
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