Windows 10: Windows 10 Update Wiped Hard Drive

Discus and support Windows 10 Update Wiped Hard Drive in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; When I saw a forced Windows update, I assumed it was a minor security update and not the one that it pretty obviously was. My bad, I assumed that... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by LeonJ13, Oct 10, 2018.

  1. LeonJ13 Win User

    Windows 10 Update Wiped Hard Drive


    When I saw a forced Windows update, I assumed it was a minor security update and not the one that it pretty obviously was. My bad, I assumed that Windows update would actually automatically check before it processed with installing anything given the sheer number of issues these updates have had over the years. I'd just wanted to go to sleep and yet I was forced to install this garbage.


    I'd been diligently backing up my computer in both an external hard drive and my Google drive so nothing of importance was lost, but that hard drive backup might just be my documents and not a Windows restore partition.


    What's the easiest way to restore Windows, if I decide to?


    What's keeping this from happening again with a future update? And will M$ FINALLY let me shut down without installing updates?


    And the biggest question of all: Should I bother? I've got a live USB of Peppermint Linux ready to go. sudo apt-get install a decent <Removed for TOU/COC violation> operating system.

    :)
     
    LeonJ13, Oct 10, 2018
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  2. How to wipe a hard drive

    modder I already used kill-disk. The deletion is done, I need to reinstall everything.
     
    floridajerseyguy, Oct 10, 2018
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  3. Scrizz Win User
    Windows 10

    no, you can't go back..
    I suggest creating a backup image of your os drive
     
    Scrizz, Oct 10, 2018
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  4. CarlDyer Win User

    Windows 10 Update Wiped Hard Drive

    wipe hard drive

    I wipe a hard drive with DOD wipe I am trying to reimage drive with window 10 I am getting error do you know if the wipe is affecting the imaging process?
     
    CarlDyer, Oct 10, 2018
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