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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1995 on: April 24, 2019, 11:18:25 AM »
Windows 10 May 2019 Update to Be Blocked If Using USB Drives
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-may-2019-update-to-be-blocked-if-using-usb-drives/

Well Microsoft have excelled themselves (NOT) once again. 

Whilst I suppose not doing this to prevent any potential issue with connected USB drives is sort of reasonable.  Why haven't they addressed issue before, surely they must have know about it, perhaps it could have happened in 1803 and 1809.

What is great is the clear (NOT) error message, the user won't have a clue what the problem is unless they happen to have read this article.  "No action is needed. Windows Update will offer version of Windows 10 automatically once the issue has been resolved."  Great they tell you no action is required so you don't know what to address.

Essentially you would never get the update if you regularly use a USB Drive and you have no control over when MS offers the Update.  Fortunately I have an internal SSD and HDD drive on this win10 laptop.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1996 on: April 24, 2019, 01:44:44 PM »
Windows 10 May 2019 Update to Be Blocked If Using USB Drives
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-may-2019-update-to-be-blocked-if-using-usb-drives/

Well Microsoft have excelled themselves (NOT) once again. 

Whilst I suppose not doing this to prevent any potential issue with connected USB drives is sort of reasonable.  Why haven't they addressed issue before, surely they must have know about it, perhaps it could have happened in 1803 and 1809.

What is great is the clear (NOT) error message, the user won't have a clue what the problem is unless they happen to have read this article.  "No action is needed. Windows Update will offer version of Windows 10 automatically once the issue has been resolved."  Great they tell you no action is required so you don't know what to address.

Essentially you would never get the update if you regularly use a USB Drive and you have no control over when MS offers the Update.  Fortunately I have an internal SSD and HDD drive on this win10 laptop.
They also state that this issue will be fixed in a future Windows 10 servicing update.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1997 on: April 24, 2019, 04:16:34 PM »
Windows 10 May 2019 Update to Be Blocked If Using USB Drives
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-may-2019-update-to-be-blocked-if-using-usb-drives/

Well Microsoft have excelled themselves (NOT) once again. 

Whilst I suppose not doing this to prevent any potential issue with connected USB drives is sort of reasonable.  Why haven't they addressed issue before, surely they must have know about it, perhaps it could have happened in 1803 and 1809.

What is great is the clear (NOT) error message, the user won't have a clue what the problem is unless they happen to have read this article.  "No action is needed. Windows Update will offer version of Windows 10 automatically once the issue has been resolved."  Great they tell you no action is required so you don't know what to address.

Essentially you would never get the update if you regularly use a USB Drive and you have no control over when MS offers the Update.  Fortunately I have an internal SSD and HDD drive on this win10 laptop.
They also state that this issue will be fixed in a future Windows 10 servicing update.

Yes, it just makes me wonder how this has been going on for before coming to light.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1998 on: April 25, 2019, 04:24:34 PM »
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1999 on: April 28, 2019, 09:40:11 AM »
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2000 on: May 02, 2019, 11:10:19 AM »
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2001 on: May 03, 2019, 07:29:36 AM »
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2002 on: May 05, 2019, 02:39:47 AM »
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2003 on: May 18, 2019, 07:48:29 AM »
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2005 on: May 18, 2019, 01:54:53 PM »
Windows 10 Won't Boot When Using System Restore After Updating
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-wont-boot-when-using-system-restore-after-updating/
It isn't a mess. It's a fact that System Protection is disabled by default in Windows 10.
If it is disabled, Windows is not able to create restore points.
So this problem is actually caused by the user who wasn't aware of this fact.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2006 on: May 18, 2019, 03:32:27 PM »
Windows 10 Won't Boot When Using System Restore After Updating
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-wont-boot-when-using-system-restore-after-updating/
It isn't a mess. It's a fact that System Protection is disabled by default in Windows 10.
If it is disabled, Windows is not able to create restore points.
So this problem is actually caused by the user who wasn't aware of this fact.

Most users don't delve into the OS settings until they experience a problem.  If they don't know about it, how are they to know what the problem is and what to do about it :)
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2007 on: May 18, 2019, 03:41:39 PM »
Windows 10 Won't Boot When Using System Restore After Updating
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-10-wont-boot-when-using-system-restore-after-updating/
It isn't a mess. It's a fact that System Protection is disabled by default in Windows 10.
If it is disabled, Windows is not able to create restore points.
So this problem is actually caused by the user who wasn't aware of this fact.

Most users don't delve into the OS settings until they experience a problem.  If they don't know about it, how are they to know what the problem is and what to do about it :)
@David,
They made the change that caused the problem. By default, there isn't any problem if you're using System Restore.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2008 on: May 21, 2019, 10:00:35 PM »
Just receiving now Win 10 cumulative update KB4497934
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #2009 on: May 21, 2019, 10:03:25 PM »
Just receiving now Win 10 cumulative update KB4497934
7934 ??? I have a 7932?
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