Windows 10: Windows 10 20H2 update causing serious hanging issues - unusable

Discus and support Windows 10 20H2 update causing serious hanging issues - unusable in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; I have a machine which has just been updated to 20H2 build 19042.630 and it has rendered my machine unusable. Almost any operation which interreacts... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by Connect 2 Ltd, Nov 17, 2020.

  1. Windows 10 20H2 update causing serious hanging issues - unusable


    I have a machine which has just been updated to 20H2 build 19042.630 and it has rendered my machine unusable.


    Almost any operation which interreacts with the "file open/save" dialog box causes the application using that to "hang". Task Manager says the process is "Not responding". If I "Analyze waitchain", often there are PIDs which are non-existent.


    Once the machine is in this state, even something as simple as opening a command-prompt is "broken" i.e. it waits until the above "hang" resolves then the command prompt opens.


    Anyone else having the problem?


    What else should I post?

    :)
     
    Connect 2 Ltd, Nov 17, 2020
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  2. HAT
    hat Win User

    Windows Update suddenly hangs?

    Windows Update is suddenly hanging for some reason... I went and downloaded and installed the first bunch of updates, restarted when asked, and now when I go back to windows update I just get the window with a white box forever. Reboot and it still does it. This happens to be on my main machine, running windows 7.

    I've also noticed when I reboot it says configuring windows update, step 3 of 3, 47%. Maybe it somehow skipped something and is screwed forever?
     
  3. New install Windows 10 (issue solved)

    It's good that you're not experiencing any issues. Unfortunately many folks are, a quick Google search will show the same info im offering the OP.

    Heres a couple examples:

    Here

    Here

    It's basically what I mentioned above, small issues here and there ,but nothing to end your day.. for the most part.

    I know it's anecdotal, but for my experience 95% of the time it's perfectly fine. The issues I've run into wouldn't be enough for me to roll back , but they would be enough (had I not installed it yet) ,to avoid it for another couple weeks which is why I'm suggesting it to the OP

    Windows 10 Fall Creators Update problems and complaints
    • Installation problems with the Fall Creators Update
    • Microsoft Edge problems with the Fall Creators Update
    • Drivers problems with the Fall Creators Update
    • Experience problems with the Fall Creators Update
    keep in mind, as of recently, the FCU is installed on 5% of devices roughly.....
     
    jboydgolfer, Nov 17, 2020
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  4. Desboro Win User

    Windows 10 20H2 update causing serious hanging issues - unusable

    Windows 10 update: start up and sleep issues caused

    Dear Vijay,

    Thank you for your response: apologies for slow feedback.

    Regarding step 1 - doing a restore point : I tried this twice and twice it failed. Now, the date of the update that caused the issue (13/14 September 2019) has disappeared from the history list. Is there a way of finding it, still?

    Regarding Step 2- the list of updates installed: the two suggestions above do not seem to appear in the list in the window "Installed Updates".

    There are two updates listed for 13 September - Security Update for Adobe Flash Player and Security Update for Microsoft Windows.

    Could you advise what I might try next?

    Thank you so much.
     
    Desboro, Nov 17, 2020
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