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  #1903488 17-Nov-2017 22:15
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hmm i think this latest update can caused some issues:

 

1. my night mode on the screen now able to change automatically

 

2. going back to Windows update, it take so long to search for updates....

 

 

 

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  #1903902 19-Nov-2017 07:34
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Gilco2:

 

nightmare on my 2 htpc's. Asus H97i-plus  and gigabyte H97N-wifi both with i5-4690k cpu 8GB ram and samsung 850 evssd.   Before update worked really well. after the update they both have black screen on wakeup, no cursor, no spinning circle just solid black screen but does have sound. On samsung 32inch LED TV's.  Been on intel site and downloaded their latestest graphic drivers and still no go. Have to get up and press reset switch and all fine until let it go to sleep or press power button on RC6 remote control to turn off. Then when press power button on htpc or on the remote it wakes to black screen. Before update all was great.

 

iHave downloaded earlier driver that is on asrocks website and all works well. Only problem is windows automatically updates it again and problem occurs. Something in new drivers causing problem. Need to find a way to keep old driver and not update to new driver as all is well on old driver





HTPC Intel Pentium G3258 cpu, Gigabyte H97n-wifi motherboard, , 8GB DDR3 ram, onboard  graphics. Hauppuage HVR 5500 tuner,  Silverstone LC16M case, Windows 10 pro 64 bit using Nextpvr and Kodi


 
 
 
 


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  #1903910 19-Nov-2017 08:29
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after update my games keep showing black screens after i play a match. luckily not during. not sure if related. 





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  #1906036 22-Nov-2017 21:46
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I would love to know why does Windows 10 keep a 2.1GB folder for a useless game that was uninstalled? Or for Facebook or anything else that is not installed on this computer anymore? What a waste of space. Wife's 128GB SSD is running low and I can't even use this space.

 





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  #1906073 22-Nov-2017 22:23
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I just went to the built in disk cleanup tool and selected the advanced "windows update" files and got 28GB back on my own laptops 256 SSD ... have you tried that @Freitasm?

 

 

 

Thanks for the reminder anyway!


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  #1906076 22-Nov-2017 22:27
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PhantomNVD:

 

I just went to the built in disk cleanup tool and selected the advanced "windows update" files and got 28GB back on my own laptops 256 SSD ... have you tried that @Freitasm?

 

 

Yes, that screenshot is AFTER running the cleanup took in Admin mode, including system files.

 

Interesting the Cleanup tool actually cleaned 4GB but after a restart Explorer reported an extra 10GB free...

 

Nevertheless, not happy to have wasted space on (crap, unwanted) software that can't be removed even when "uninstalled".





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  #1906122 23-Nov-2017 08:34
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After the update, I noticed that the windows.old Folder held some 32Gb and over 230,000 files.  Research says that Windows will delete this after 10 days, but one can also use Disk Cleanup tool as well.

 

In fact, I used CCleaner app and the recovery reported was something like 42GB, and I could no longer see any remnants of previously uninstalled programs.

 

BTW, when deleting/removing programs/apps, I tend to use Revo Uninstaller as it runs a couple of in-depth searches for anything leftover from the standard uninstall process.

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  #1906184 23-Nov-2017 09:42
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freitasm:

 

I would love to know why does Windows 10 keep a 2.1GB folder for a useless game that was uninstalled? Or for Facebook or anything else that is not installed on this computer anymore?

 

 

I'd like to know why MS thinks its a good idea to install that sort crap on WORK PC's

 

Tools, not toys. A concept MS still cant comprehend .
I suspect they are being paid for the rubbish they load up for us.


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  #1906436 23-Nov-2017 13:38
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How does one check for these hidden rubbish? My drive is also running low on space.




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  #1906454 23-Nov-2017 14:12
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Updated this morning and its taken out mint18.2 running inside virtual box.

 

Apparently the cure is to turn off accelerated 3D which could be annoying, but manageable for me as it use it to hide my facebook logins.

 

There are reports of w10 automatically logging you into password protected apps in the background before you have entered the password (in the foreground).

 

https://www.myce.com/news/windows-10-fall-creators-update-discretely-logs-awaiting-password-82956/


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  #1937467 12-Jan-2018 07:22
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Last night I updated my Windows 7 DEV VM to Windows 10 - long story short, kernel security update screws up font rendering in Windows 7/8 and it was causing problems with SQL DB Management.

 

Installation was about 45 minutes. The only problem was really that both existing ethernet adapters disappeared and new ones showed up. I entered the IP configuration for those and got a warning that these addresses were in use by inactive adapter and if they ever are enabled then it would cause a conflict. I can't see these old adapters anymore so I just accepted it.

 

I didn't want to do a refresh as this DEV machine has Visual Studio, Dev tools, SQL Management and other stuff installed - reinstall would take a long time. Surprisingly a couple of applications that did not work on a Windows 8 test machine back when worked under Windows 10 without a hitch. Those were the apps that mainly kept this machine on Windows 7.

 

One less Windows 7 VM in the world...





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  #1937480 12-Jan-2018 07:55
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My media computer upgraded automatically on Christmas day. What a nightmare.  Mediaportal just doesnt work with it. I have read Kodi has the same issue.  Black screens constantly - there are some workarounds for MP but nothing "official" yet. I think they are releasing the workarounds in the next patch.  In the midst of that it corrupted my database.  Fun!  So reverted back to the creators update, told it not to update for a year, restored MP from its backup and the world is good again.

 

Only other issues Ive really had is it dropping support of older intel gpus..  Which in turn drops support for multiple monitors. The affected machines are all due to be replaced soon so its not the end of the world.  Just revert back again. 


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  #1938434 13-Jan-2018 23:27
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Gilco2:

 

Gilco2:

 

nightmare on my 2 htpc's. Asus H97i-plus  and gigabyte H97N-wifi both with i5-4690k cpu 8GB ram and samsung 850 evssd.   Before update worked really well. after the update they both have black screen on wakeup, no cursor, no spinning circle just solid black screen but does have sound. On samsung 32inch LED TV's.  Been on intel site and downloaded their latestest graphic drivers and still no go. Have to get up and press reset switch and all fine until let it go to sleep or press power button on RC6 remote control to turn off. Then when press power button on htpc or on the remote it wakes to black screen. Before update all was great.

 

iHave downloaded earlier driver that is on asrocks website and all works well. Only problem is windows automatically updates it again and problem occurs. Something in new drivers causing problem. Need to find a way to keep old driver and not update to new driver as all is well on old driver

 

 

To prevent incompatible drivers (and upates) from reinstalling download the MS WUShoworHide troubleshooter.

 

https://support.microsoft.com/en-nz/help/3073930/how-to-temporarily-prevent-a-driver-update-from-reinstalling-in-window

 

"To temporarily prevent the driver from being reinstalled until a new driver fix is available, a troubleshooter is available that provides a user interface to hide and show Windows updates and drivers for Windows 10"


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  #1939129 15-Jan-2018 15:08
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^ I guess my home machine is about to get an update ...


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