The courtesy reboot occurs when you are using
your computer for a time-sensitive
purpose, such as writing a report or making a presentation in a meeting. Without
notice or even a BSOD
, your screen blanks out and your computer reboots. On restart you frequently receive a cheery
"update installed!" message, which makes your blood boil.
Presenter: Now let's take a look
at the FY09 budget numbers, which we need submit in the next 20 minutes.
Attendee: Looks like you're going to have to wait for that courtesy reboot first, pal.