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    Windows Update (Progress Bar at 0)

    I just installed the Windows 10 Cumulative update that was released today. I had Settings/Windows Update open, and I clicked the "Check for Updates" button. If found the new update and said that it...
  2. Uninstalling all the versions of the software and...

    Uninstalling all the versions of the software and then installing the version from the link provided by jwitalka seems to have stopped the problem. Yesterday and today, I didn't get more versions of...
  3. I had lots of versions of the software - and I...

    I had lots of versions of the software - and I uninstalled all of them. I don't seem to have any programs that depend on having this available, but I did reinstall via the link you provided. I'll...
  4. KB3119142 Successfully Installs Over and Over

    Yesterday, I ran the updates that were offered for my Windows 10 Pro system. The updates installed successfully. I checked the Update history, and “Update for Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Update 4...
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    The 1511 W10 Update doesn't fix this issue. You...

    The 1511 W10 Update doesn't fix this issue. You would think MS would pay more attention to this - as it does provide a critical function. It seems like they are encouraging the use of other...
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    Thanks. I have been struggling to get the update...

    Thanks. I have been struggling to get the update (from 8.1 Pro) to work since July. My problem was that I had a Samsung SSD as my C: drive, and the imaging software I used to create it (Farstone)...
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    W10 Create A System Image Fails

    I just got W10 installed and following Fred's suggestion, I have been trying to get the built-in image backup process to work.

    It keeps failing with a couple of errors: (1) A volume shadow copy...
  8. Never mind - I found it in Settings. David

    Never mind - I found it in Settings.

    David
  9. Windows Update Doesn't Show Up In Control Panel

    I just got my PC to update to W10 - and when I go to the control panel, I don't see the windows update icon any more. Where is it?

    David
  10. I am still in wait mode. I did get the message...

    I am still in wait mode. I did get the message (finally) that W10 was ready to install - but starting that process runs for about 10 seconds and then drops me back to the desktop - no error message...
  11. I have swapped out the Samsung SSD for the...

    I have swapped out the Samsung SSD for the original HD - which I imaged from the SSD. The install still fails - with the error message C1900101-20017 The installation failed in the SAFE_OS phase...
  12. I've tried that several times. It fails. I am...

    I've tried that several times. It fails.

    I am in the process of copying the image from the SSD to a regular HD (the one that was in the System when it was delivered). I will then swap in the HD...
  13. There are no new drivers available for the 8500. ...

    There are no new drivers available for the 8500. They have updated the Bios (and I assume some drivers) for the 8700 and advertise that it is now W10 compatible. A number of posters have indicated...
  14. Dell XPS 8500 and Samsung 840 SSD and Updating to Windows 10

    My system won't upgrade to Windows 10 - it says the update is ready, but the install fails (with a variety of error messages) and the system boots back to Win 8.1.

    The system is a Dell XPS 8500 -...
  15. Windows 10 Is Downloading! (Not Really)

    I have an 8.1 system. I have the Windows 10 icon on my taskbar. When I click on the Icon, I get a window that says "Windows 10 Is downloading!" with the additional message "Windows 10 is...
  16. Update from 8.1 Pro Failed with error C1901-20017

    To my surprise, my system invited me to update this morning. I backed up my system and started the process. Everything went well - no error messages - but after the final reboot, I was back in 8.1...
  17. This article is interesting, but misses the main...

    This article is interesting, but misses the main point, I think. The most important variable here is user behavior - don't navigate to bad sites! I run Windows Defender, and have never had a virus...
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    The best Mac OS X (and iOS) training I know of is...

    The best Mac OS X (and iOS) training I know of is the Take Control eBooks (www.takecontrolbooks.com). These cover the OS, major Apple built-in applications, and some key third-party products that...
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    Mentioned briefly in the original article is the...

    Mentioned briefly in the original article is the fact that these registry cleaners can actually damage systems. I used jvPowerTools for many years, mostly on XP systems and some on a Win7 system (I...
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    Check Woody's site this morning. He has a link...

    Check Woody's site this morning. He has a link to a script on the Windows Answers site (page 90 of the thread about the missing reservation icon) that seems to work (it did for me - I think my...
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    No errors, just Information: "Information...

    No errors, just Information: "Information message: GWX Main: No existing tray window found". I found 12 of those messages for today after start up.

    David
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    That KB is for Win7. I am running Win 8.1. ...

    That KB is for Win7. I am running Win 8.1.

    David
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    Same here - I have the gwx tasks defined, and...

    Same here - I have the gwx tasks defined, and they have all run and completed normally.

    I also tried installing KB3050267 and KB3068708 because I read somewhere that they were also required. No...
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    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/w...

    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-win_upgrade/i-want-to-reserve-my-free-copy-of-windows-10-but-i/848b5cce-958b-49ae-a132-a999a883265b (81 pages of posts, the last time I...
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    My system is genuine, and has all the required...

    My system is genuine, and has all the required Windows updates installed (including the two "optional" updates that are supposed to be involved here: KB3022345 and KB3035583). This is not a company...
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