Shortly after Microsoft released , many users began to complain saying that after applying the update, their computers stopped booting. For instance, here is a screenshot of the Shared Experiences page. Microsoft is aware of the issue but might not release a fix for this issue until 2019. Download, install, and run the. Another unusual thing in Windows 10 April Update is the standalone Phone page in the Settings app with just one category.
Please uninstall manually and then refresh. Next: Well lets try a complete clan install from this 1803 image. Here's what you need to know and how to go about it. Now that your touchpad is hopefully working again, learn how to Your Windows 10 laptop touchpad has potential beyond being a poor mouse replacement. Stay tuned here for the latest Windows 10 update issues, and leave a comment if you have new update problems to report — help may be at hand.
Just hold F8 or Shift and F8 whilst booting up to kick into a stripped-back version of Windows, and fix the problem. This means affected users are in a lot more trouble. Uncheck enable hardware acceleration in the Flash player settings. While this is a significant update meant to improve Windows 10 over the previous releases, the rollout is not going as smoothly as everyone would have hoped. Also, try reinstalling Flash and Divx, but make sure you turn off the hardware acceleration in Flash again if you do. If you're experiencing problems with this update,. A new window will open and from here you need to click the tab which is furthest to the right, likely called Device Settings.
If you suffer the consequences, let us show you how to roll back your driver and block future. So have just had a friend with the exact same problem. Alienware hardware incompatibility Shortly after the update became available, a small number of Dell's Alienware owners started reporting error message the prevents them from installing the new version. Battery Draining Too Quickly Those of you on portable devices that upgraded to Windows 10 at launch may have found that the new operating system took a hefty toll on your battery life. Most applications and hardware drivers designed for Windows 7 or later should work with Windows 10. However, this is exactly what happened with this first cumulative update for the April 2018 Update.
If you are experiencing this issue, we will be providing updates to this thread…We ask for your patience while we continue our investigation and please check back on this thread for an update. That beat the record held by v. Free up disk space As with previous major updates for Windows 10, the October 2018 Update requires a certain amount of hard drive space to successfully download and install. Now change Initial Size and Maximum Size to the values recommended by Windows. Jeffrey Hahner upgraded to Windows 10. In Windows 10, Windows Update automatically updates hardware drivers. Sadly, this did not help.
Basic level provides common procedures that can resolve several types of upgrade errors. Allow it to run, and if any errors are found, follow the instructions to fix them. I also checked for a driver update for the video card but there doesn't seem to be an updated version for Windows 10, but I suspect that isn't the issue or at least the only issue because some videos play while others do not. If you think development is tough now, try doing it on punched cards :- The evidence is mounting that the Windows version 1803 upgrade process was tested on simple use-cases involving a pure, Microsoft-only software environment instead of a broad spectrum of use-cases that more closely resemble the real world. The cause of this Windows April Update issue is not known. Even though you might get this message, you can always run Windows Update after installing Windows 10 and download the latest driver too. Side note: If the latest version of Windows 10 is experiencing widespread problems, you may also want to wait.
Alternatively, there are ways to stop Microsoft forcing Windows 10 upgrades on you, which have proved increasingly popular. The good news is that while a fix is not ready, Microsoft does offer a workaround. It seems to just be a streaming issue, I can play downloaded videos without a problem. I've seen others on the net with the same video playback issues with win 10. In order to save milady from giving this fine laptop a buoyancy test, I have turned Microsoft Update 1803 off. In the new window, click View your update history.
While Microsoft hasn't acknowledged this as a problem with the new version of Windows 10, some people say that. The good news is that the latter two issues will be fixed in short order. It's not too clear how commonplace this problem is, but in any case, make sure you back up your device before installing the Windows 10 October 2018 Update just in case. Just to be safe, set this up on another computer. After the upgrade is complete, be sure to test all your hardware and third-party software before that deadline expires. Windows 10 will then run various tests to diagnose and solve the problem. Fast Startup Although Fast Startup is a feature that makes Windows 10 boot faster, some people choose to.
Low disk space Windows 10 requires quite a bit of free disk space on your hard or solid state drive in order to install. This is happening because of a change that Microsoft is introducing with the April Update that gives users more control over their privacy, which by default. This can be problematic when, as sometimes occurs, the software update is buggy. However, looking at the large number of complaints from users and the problems that Microsoft has already confirmed, it's questionable whether the update needed a little more testing before pushing it to users. At the time of writing, Microsoft has hopefully and finally patched the disastrous October 2018 1809 update, while things have gone quiet on some smaller updates that were giving Windows 10 users headaches.
Finally, while Microsoft usually gets it right with driver updates or the built-in drivers they provide through Windows, it couldn't hurt to access your vendor's website to get the latest network adapter driver and apply it directly, just in case there is a problem with the one Microsoft provided. Although we're calling out many issues with this new release, remember that most of them are only affecting a small number of devices, and some of the problems are happening as a result of a particular software or hardware configuration. Wasting a day - not any more. The image then suddenly changed to a white screen with a settings and information menu in the top left corner. Troubleshooting is all well and good, but sometimes being productive means allowing someone else to be the pioneer. Fixes for Spectre and Meltdown Spectre fixes are already out for version 1709 and earlier in the form of microcode updates.