If the user chooses either of the latter two options, Windows will appear to boot, but end up on a blank, black desktop with no icons, and an error message that the Desktop file could not be accessed. Unfortunately I was none the wiser then. Then, by forcing the reset, Windows took whatever was in Users at the time, backed it up to Windows. Microsoft breaks their own software also and requires reinstallation and new versions of certain software with every feature update. Best regards, Andre Da Costa Independent Advisor for Directly. Avast and Microsoft identified the issue which allowed Avast to fix the issue.
If asked what to keep, choose to Keep everything. Type cmd and make sure you tick the box underneath. If that had happened, our poor customer would have lost all his documents and such. After the first restart, Windows 10 setup will resume. Other updates work fine, drivers, etc. Windows 10 N - only select this edition if you reside in Europe, it does not contain Windows Media Player. According to the information, the issues were caused by incompatibilities between Windows 10 version 1803 and Avast's Behavioral Shield module.
I am happy with that move, and I am now trying to make sure that I can take proper backups and then restore them. This entire resolution procedure to fix Avast Problem in will take some time. I tried update three times, every time it stucked at 77%. The Symantec Diagnostic Tool SymDiag. Really wish I had waited to do it. Windows 10 Home Single Language - only select this edition if you are running Windows 10 Single Language, Windows 8 Single Language or Windows 8.
I found the following as the last item in reportingevents. I hoped that this would resolve after the update so i uninstalled but alas when attempting to run the installer again after the update it wont allow the installer to run. I do this manually in the registry, but they offer a tool to completely remove avast here: I also made sure to get my installation file direct from Avast, not the typical Cnet file in most links. You can go to You can download the latest Windows 10 package from this link media creation tool and follow the instructions there to upgrade. If you are using Windows 7, you can create the.
Please add us to your whitelist to enable the website to function properly. Note: We recommend that you create a backup of the system before you run the upgrade just in case. Thankfully though since we do not want to lose all files and more. Avast published instructions for customers that tried the upgrade already and face a blue screen or other issues caused by the incompatibility. This will be detected and reported by the SymDiag tool described below if you run it. I asked her how many millions this has affected and whether Microsoft is sending out free computers to all of us. If the user chooses either of the latter two options, Windows will appear to boot, but end up on a blank, black desktop with no icons, and an error message that the Desktop file could not be accessed.
Rolling back to 1709 2. Now, I see all of these posts about the many problems with Windows 10 updates in 2018. It's main claim to fame is the fast startup and seamless operation with Windows Do I smell Internet Explorer and Windows 98? Reinstalled Win 10 1709 and upgraded to 1803 without issues; re-installed all other apps, back to normal. That was a fun weekend. It still takes ages to boot into the new local user. With the sihost hard error, I was able to activate the explorer.
What i have tried so far: - Running steam in Safe mode with networking - Running as Administrator - Deleting everything in the steam folder except for Steam. After reset update rolls back. I have a problem with windows update. Unfortunately, the client side connected appliance security i. The most recent info on their forum is that they are aware of the problem and are working on getting a hotfix out soon, maybe sometime next week. The Avast product manager, Martin, shared this news with people having issues with Windows 10 installation. If any of you try this out, please reply so that I and others know — thanks.
Avast published an update for affected products yesterday that resolves the issue according to the company. Avast engineer earlier this week confirmed that the Microsoft has started blocking Windows 10 April 2018 Update installation on systems running Avast antivirus software. I think the problem should be around 0-1 am? I am able to manually download and install most updates, but not all. I then tried sfc, dism and diskchk but non worked. Other estimates are as high as 4. This will put you into Linux Live. Windows 10 setup will check if you have enough disk space.
Windows upgrades apparently touch user directories. You should upgrade to 1809 manually to have a successful upgrade. To upgrade to 1809, you should do following - A. Step-2: Moving ahead, select the option Use another operating system. However I was able to run cmd in elevaded mode using win+r run program. So many I think block certain files during upgrades that it corrupts it.