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    Home Forums AskWoody blog LangaList: Should you force your machine onto Win10 1809 or wait for 1903?

    This topic contains 6 replies, has 5 voices, and was last updated by  BATcher 5 months, 3 weeks ago.

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    • #744580 Reply

      woody
      Da Boss

      It’s a tough question. Fred Langa takes you through the pros and cons, and offers some solace during these trying times. If every version of Windows w
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    • #748091 Reply

      anonymous

      What’s up with those […] articles all the time: put the PC on “Semi-annual channel+100 days” and it’s fine. By that time the drivers, software and the Windows build itself will be fine.

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      • #751913 Reply

        woody
        Da Boss

        There is no Semi-Annual Channel any more.

        Even though it’s an option in the Win10 1803 and 1809 Update Advanced Options, it isn’t in 1903 – and Microsoft’s been waffling about whether it’ll continue to announce CBB/SAC.

    • #765875 Reply

      anonymous

      I will wait til 1903.

    • #1009125 Reply

      KimBracknell
      AskWoody Plus
      Hi Fred,
      I just wanted to make a comment on your recent newsletter….
      Some background… I have always had trouble updating my Windows 10 PC to a new version.
      No matter what I tried the update always failed in the migration phase with the 0xC1900101-0x4000D error described by Fred Langa.
      This issue has been ongoing for me for about 18 months.
      Each time I have had to complete a fresh install (i.e. not an update) and reinstall my apps afterwards.
      I did try the tips that you recommended in the newsletter but without success.
      However it did spur me on to conduct another search for an answer.
      … which suggested (see below) that the fix lay in temporarily removing the wireless adapter.
      So I tried this on my Acer Veriton L6610 by removing the RALink WiFi card – the update to 1809 then worked!
      So this may prove to be a solution for others who may have this same issue.
      Cheers,
      Kim.
      P.S. by the way, once the update has completed and the adapter reinstalled all is well.
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    • #1017917 Reply

      Paul T
      AskWoody MVP

      Each time I have had to complete a fresh install

      If you had an image backup and recovery boot CD/USB you could have restored your system in about 20 minutes.
      There are plenty of free backup programs that will do what you need.  A quick search here will find recommendations.

      cheers, Paul

    • #1024959 Reply

      BATcher
      AskWoody_MVP

      My main PC has suddenly decided to update itself to 1809, and this took about 8-9 minutes.
      Admittedly I have an SSD…!

      BATcher

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