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  • The three Win10 version 1809 builds, what they mean, and what they break

    Posted on October 10th, 2018 at 06:57 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    If you were brave/foolhardy enough to install Win10 1809, there’s some relief in yesterday’s Cumulative Update.

    There are three builds of Win10 1809 now, each with their own… let’s call them foibles…

    0.01% of seekers got their Documents folder zapped? Pshaw. I’ve heard that folks fed the 1809 upgrade through WSUS also saw their Documents and Photos folders cleaned out. Can you corroborate?

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      woody
      Da Boss

      If you were brave/foolhardy enough to install Win10 1809, there’s some relief in yesterday’s Cumulative Update. There are three builds of Win10 1809 n
      [See the full post at: The three Win10 version 1809 builds, what they mean, and what they break]

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      anonymous

      No minimum wage **** for Microsoft. In lieu of salary, all those fortunate Microsoft Home beta testers/guinea pigs  are being granted the privilege of paying MS $20 more for a copy of Windows 10 Home [see Beta-News].

      Edit: Please refer to Lounge-Rules regarding language.

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      anonymous

      Hi Woody,

      I posted yesterday on the cumulative update (KB4464330) for Win 10 1809 to build 17763.55. The update went fine, and fairly quick.

      Computer seems fine.

      However, in the update history, the KB4464330 update shows that it failed to install, followed by another entry that shows it installed successfully.

      This issue is being reported in a few other forums. A lot of people appear to be getting this “failure followed by success” in the update process.  Some posters are speculating about an SSU issue?

      Again, I have never had a Win update show failed to install (with some error code) in two years of running Win 10 on a Dell desktop (guess I am pretty lucky, all things considered).

      Maybe some of the experts here can chime in…..

      Thanks!

      • #223560 Reply

        anonymous

        It happened the same with me and it is true this case is quite discussed in the forums ….

        It was not an unusual mistake.. 🙂

      • #223646 Reply

        SteveTree
        AskWoody Lounger

        Check you update history for kb4465477, which is a pre-requisite according to the following:

        https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4464330/windows-10-update-kb4464330

        So, the likely cause was 4464330 failed, 4465477 installed fixing whatever caused the problem. After that 4464330 installed OK.

        That doesn’t mean all is well with 4464330 (or 4465477). Woody is advising Defcon 1. Everything may be fine but in the long run, you’ll avoid more issues if you follow woody’s Defcon rating advice.

         

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      anonymous
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      anonymous

      I just did the math – assuming Windows 10 is on 700 million devices (rounding the newest numbers I can recall hearing)… Microsoft’s number of “0.01%” means 70,000 computers had their files deleted… I’m guessing that’s “0.01%” of Windows 10 installations, not “0.01%” of 1809 upgrades. The number of 1809 updated machines that had their files deleted is probably in whole digits (i.e. 7% of all machines that updated to 1809…)

    • #223913 Reply

      anonymous

      Just one sentence earlier they said they stopped the rollout in 2 days, which according to Woody’s ComputerWorld article is also a lie…

      the rollout wasn’t officially halted until Friday night, more than three days after the Tuesday launch

      I think with Microsoft’s recent history of outright lies it would be foolish to believe ANYTHING coming out of Redmond.  Look at the Surface alone – how many times has MS ruined significant numbers of Surfaces and denied it for weeks or months before admitting their bad code was the problem?

      Edit to remove HTML. Please use the “Text” tab in the entry box when you copy/paste.

    • #225393 Reply

      anonymous

      currently I use W10 1803. I was going to clean install W10 1809 but now feel I should wait until [maybe] W10 1903 release?

      please advise.

      Paddy

       

      • #225396 Reply

        PKCano
        AskWoody MVP

        1809 is not available at this time. It has been pulled and only re-released to the Insiders Program for further testing due to issues: deletion of User data, bluescreens, and more.

        I would give it at least several months before considering installing it on a production PC.

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