Windows 10: Active Hours

Discus and support Active Hours in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; Hi A while back, my fingerprint detector stopped working so I updated the driver. However, today, at 5pm, my fingerprint detector stopped. I went to... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by disappointment3, Feb 24, 2021.

  1. Active Hours


    Hi

    A while back, my fingerprint detector stopped working so I updated the driver. However, today, at 5pm, my fingerprint detector stopped. I went to update the driver, but it did not need to be updated, and I found that there has been an "Active Hours" system running, which has probably locked the fingerprint sensor. How do I fix it?

    :)
     
    disappointment3, Feb 24, 2021
    #1

  2. Disable Active hours?

    Hello Daniel,

    If you wish to add more hours or to have an option to turn off the Active Hours, then the feature is currently unavailable on Windows phone. It is best if you can send a suggestion to make the features available using the
    Feedback Hub app. To send a suggestion on your Windows phone, you can follow the steps provided below:

    • Go to All Apps, search for the Feedback
      Hub app.
    • Open the menu icon at the top left side.
    • Select Feedback, then at the top right side, tap the
      add
      button (+).
    • Select Suggestionand fill up the box with the details needed.
    • Select the right category and then Submit.

    If you have any questions, feel free to ask the community.
     
    Michael Rey, Feb 24, 2021
    #2
  3. Installing Updates and Restarting During my Active Hours?

    Hi,



    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.



    We understand the inconvenience caused to you as the Active Hour feature is not working as it should be.
    In order to get clarity and to assist you accordingly, please reply with the answers to the questions below.



    • What is the Windows 10 version and Build installed? (Type
      winver in Windows search/Run command)
    • Are you aware of any recent changes on the PC, prior to this issue?


    Meanwhile, we would suggest you to perform these steps and check if that fix the issue.



    Configuring active hours with Group Policy.



    Please refer the section for Configure active hours
    and make the changes accordingly. If the PC installed with Windows 10 Pro then follow the steps under
    Configuring active hours with Group Policy and if it is
    Windows 10 Home then follow steps under Configuring active hours through Registry
    from this article: Manage device restarts after updates.



    Note: Important this section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify
    the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs.




    Follow the steps to take
    backup of registry.




    Please let us know the status of the issue,



    Aditya Roy

    Microsoft Community – Moderator
     
    Aditya_Roy, Feb 24, 2021
    #3
  4. Active Hours

    Windows Update preparing/running during active hours

    Hi,

    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.

    I understand it can be frustrating when your devices get into such situation, but we will try to get it sorted for you. Thank you for the detail information provided on the post.

    To have a clarity on the issue, we would like to know some information.

    • What is the make and model of the PC?
    • What is Windows 10 version and built currently installed?
    • Did you setup any task in task scheduler?
    • Please help us with the screenshot of the system information page of the PC. Press
      Windows + R key from the keyboard and type msinfo32 and
      follow the steps mentioned in the screenshot
      posted by Shawn ‘Cmdr’ Keene on Oct 2, 2015 to post the screenshot.

    However, we would like you to refer the
    Configure active hour section in this Manage device restarts after updates
    article as suggested below.

    1. Please refer the Configuring active hours with Group Policy section,
      if you are running Windows 10 Pro or higher version.
    2. Please refer the Configuring active hours through Registry
      section, if you are running Windows 10 Home.

    Disclaimer: Important this section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious
    problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs.
    Load or Unload Registry Hives

    In addition, we would also like you to follow the first 10 steps from the

    Tips to improve PC performance in Windows 10
    article.

    We await your response.

    Aditya Roy

    Microsoft Community – Moderator
     
    Aditya_Roy, Feb 24, 2021
    #4
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