1. fuzmaster

    New Windows Update Installed, Boots Incredibly Slowly

    I recently installed windows 10 update and now my computer boots up very slowly to the point where it takes a half hour to an hour for it to get to the login in screen. I have an ssd and previous it takes around 10 to 20 seconds, so I have no idea what's going on and what is causing this. My...
  2. J

    Windows 10 Anniversary update failure

    I downloaded the Win10_1607_English_x64.iso file and burned it to disk. I tried twice to install. Both attempts failed! After completely running through the installation, the first attempt gave the error 0xc1900101-0x40017 and the second attempt gave the error 0XC190010-0X4007. Grrrrrrrrrrrr! In...
  3. M

    How Do I Create A Backup Of A Backup Of Windows 8.1

    I have windows 10 and sadly stuck with it unless I restore my PC to factory settings. Now Windows 8.1 was the last stable Windows OS I had (I know many hated windows 8.1 but I loved it) Now I have my main USB Hardrive which contains all of my media, videos, software, etc. I want to put these...
  4. cuzzinkevin

    Blue screen on startup

    My computer using windows 7 64 (professional i think) recently auto shutdown to apply an update. While this was happening the computer accidentally was switched off. When i restarted everything seemed fine until i got past the 'starting windows' screen with the flag (straight after the bios...
  5. steve miller

    If your colleague still not want to upgrade to Win10 :)

    I hope this is not to off-topic but I just found that website and will try it for sure: fakewindowsupdate (com) It simulates Windows Updates (98, XP, 7 etc) but the Windows 10 is an Installation screen. Love the idea to use it with some of my friends who dont want to upgrade :) Hope you got...
  6. marq020

    Can't update from 7 to 10

    So I decided that I want to take advantage of the free update, so today I tried to do it. From windows update I clicked on "Restart now" (Win10 is already downloaded) but it just reboots back to windows 7. After a couple attempts I figured this isn't working. So I remembered that there are some...
  7. carbide

    Windows 7 Update checks forever.

    New pc build, got everything set up and now went to install the updates(security, bugs etc..) from the windows checker but it just keeps on checking forever, after 2 hours it is still checking.I ran the troubleshooter and it came up with this( ). Any ideas?
  8. Alexlmn

    Sound problems (update 15/04/16)

    Yesterday my laptop had an automatic windows update when I shut down the system. Today when I tried to listen to music with my earbuds (3.5 jack) the music wont play. I've tried to use my headset ad it doesn't work neither. Without the earbuds, the sound works perfectly. I've tried updating mij...
  9. N

    Automatic Update Check and Install Error Notifications

    There are a few things in Windows Update that have been bothering me lately, and they have been happening on two Windows 7 computers. I have tried a few things, but nothing has helped. On one of the computers, I receive the following error: "Windows could not check for updates automatically."...
  10. U

    changing update settings to important updates only--help?

    My laptop currently has all the default update setting checked so it installs all optional, recommended, and important updates. Is it okay to change the setting to install only important updates? What are the recommended and optional updates I will not be getting? What are the pros and cons of...
  11. imjustademo

    Upgrade to windows 10 stuck on "getting updates"

    I fixed my problem. Not sure how to delete thread.
  12. NDRman

    Can't change a blank start menu Windows 10

    I got the previews and was doing fine until I got a preview which broke my sound so I naturally rolled back, however when I did, my start menu was empty and I can't add anything I tried changing the settings and can bring back the stuff like recent apps but I can't bring back options that...
  13. N

    Computer shows shutdown with update option every time

    Hello, I have found a very unique problem that no one else seems to have. Whenever Windows Update starts up, the update shield icon next to the shutdown button on the start menu suddenly appears, indicating that I have to shutdown to install updates, even when there are no updates to install...
  14. L

    Obstinate update

    Hello. I have problems with windows10 update, or rather not updating to this. I uninstalled this update KB3035583 and even though "WINDOWS UPDATE" still wants to restart my computer for this update, update reschedule tool still works, and I can't search for other updates untill I restart and...
  15. E

    Windows 10 Reset Resulted in A Broken Laptop

    Yesterday I used the "Get Windows 10" option on my Windows 8.1 HP Envy-15 laptop. The process seemed to work fine and I managed to login and use the new OS fine. However, I decided that while I was installing a new OS that I might aswell clean the system back to the Windows 10 factory settings...
  16. A

    Getting an error codes 800736B3 and 8000FFFF when updating windows 7

    As the title says i am receiving error codes Code 800736B3 and Code 8000FFFF when using windows update to update windows 7. There are 4 updates that I am attempting to install. How can I fix this?
  17. Mikee Loizides

    No Windows Install Notification

    My computer doesn't give me an option to install windows 10. I'm using Windows 8.1 on a HP laptop, and reserved my copy at the start of the month. My friend told me they got theirs by looking at the Windows update center, so I went there. I had a few updates to install, so I did then (including...
  18. U

    If I don't install the new critical update?

    I will be away from my laptop for a while. It is on but it is plugged in to the charger and it is closed. It is not being used. So I have not installed the new critical update. Since my laptop is not being used, is it bad that I have not installed the update? Or does it not matter since it is...
  19. S

    Upgrading to Windows 10

    Hello. I am using Windows 7 Pro and I want to upgrade it to Windows 10. As far as I know, to do this I need to reserve my copy that will be available after 29th July(not sure if it's correct). In any case, there should be windows 10 icon in the right corner of taskbar. And the problem's that I...
  20. L


    My windows 8.1 had an update today, but it's been on step 3 of 5 for 2.5 hours now. Just a big update or should I turn it off and restart?