What does "Not responding" imply?

Discus and support What does "Not responding" imply? in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I hope this is not too much a bonehead question, but what does it really mean when Windows flags a program as "Not responding"? Has Windows performed... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by pokeefe0001, Aug 9, 2018 at 7:12 PM.

  1. pokeefe0001 Win User

    What does "Not responding" imply?


    I hope this is not too much a bonehead question, but what does it really mean when Windows flags a program as "Not responding"? Has Windows performed an action that should interrupt the program's execution but the program has not given control back to Windows - like a tight loop? (I assume in a single threaded environment, Windows itself would be dead in that case.)

    Or does it imply that the program is waiting on an event that cannot happen - e.g. two threads in a deadlock?

    Or does it imply something I haven't thought of?

    :)
     
    pokeefe0001, Aug 9, 2018 at 7:12 PM
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  2. 3Colors Win User

    Windows Updated(16299.309).KB4088776 Restart is required to complete.


    Hi dalchina. Good news, I followed your suggestion and reinstalled the update and now it appears as "installed correctly" *Biggrin Maybe it was not necessary to run the Windows Update Troubleshooter or maybe if necessary. But using it I do not think it could have worsened something. The installation was very fast, unlike the first time it showed step 1 and step 2 completed.

    Thanks for the suggestions and for the time to respond What does "Not responding" imply? :) Best regards.


    And thanks for the tip of that program, I'll have it on my list.
     
  3. hellrazor Win User
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    Bull fucking shit.
     
  4. Rakesh Narayanaswamy Win User

    What does "Not responding" imply?

    Windows 10 : File explorer no responding

    We appreciate your time and effort in getting back to us. Sorry for the delay in responding

    Are you still facing the issue?

    Follow the steps and check if it helps:



    Press CTRL+SHIFT+ESC on the keyboard.
    • Use the File, Run option in Task Manager to access the Command Prompt, type cmd and press Enter. Run the following command.

      dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth
    I would suggest you to check and install any latest Windows Updates available.


    • Go to Start and then Settings.

    • Click Update and Recovery

    • Check for updates under Windows Updates.
    Let us know the status if the issue. We will be glad to assist you.
     
    Rakesh Narayanaswamy, Aug 9, 2018 at 7:20 PM
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