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Old 16-06-2017, 21:50   #1
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Configuring Update For Windows 10 - 12% * Panic/Worry Over Now *

After turning my PC on at around 7:30pm this evening, I got a pop up about reviewing your security settings on Windows 10 before some big update.

I adjusted a couple of sliders about "sending data to Microsoft etc"
And it said something along the lines of, there will be an update soon.

About 30 later a popup appeared saying, do you wish to update windows now.
Bit annoying, but hey, this might be the creators update.... yes?

So I said yes.

Then went to a grey screen saying:

Configuring Update For Windows 10
Don't turn your PC off

It went quickly to 12%, where is been stuck at for around 2.5 hours now.
I know sometimes, thanks to a terrible user interface not telling you anything is happening that sometimes these take a while.

But I'm suspicious now if it's actually doing anything behind the scenes or not.
Looking at the HDD LED (it's a SSD actually) There is the tiniest of flickers every few seconds (but PC's do that anyway these days when online don't they?

Wondering how long before I pull the plug on it.....

Another hour ?

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Old 16-06-2017, 23:07   #2
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3, 2, 1.... And we're back in the room!

You know what............ It totally stuns me, given how amazing recent MS design has been on both hardware and software that the "on-screen" update process for the user, is so utterly dreadful to the point of unacceptable in any way.

Stuck on 12% for just over 3 hours. (many could assume it must be locked up)
Then, bingo-bango it jumps to 100%

THEN is has to again go from 0 to 100% on updates (with reboots)

Then, to cap it all off, you log back into the updated windows to be met with a welcome blue screen and again, saying it's installing updates for you.

Thankfully after 4 hours my PC is all fine and working with the new creators update.
But wow, I'd love them to work on the "on-screen" aspect of this for the user
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Old 16-06-2017, 23:30   #3
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Glad you waited.

My gut reaction was, nah that's taking too long, reset
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Old 16-06-2017, 23:34   #4
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Glad you waited.

My gut reaction was, nah that's taking too long, reset
Indeed...... Trust me, I was on the verge a hour earlier myself.
I had a bit of a "soft" try, in that I pressed CTRL ALT DEL just to see if anything may pop up, but if I'm honest, I was 99% convinced it had stuck after 3 hours at 12%, then the new time I looked 5 mins later it had changed from 15% to 100%

And yes, glad I waited.... Not sure about anything (paint 3d?) but the new option to put start icon/tiles into like sub-tiles is a nice addition.
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Old 19-06-2017, 10:23   #5
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I've had that experience while installing Windows 10 in virtual machines on Macs as I'd had to do quite a few recently. No matter how fast the machine is, it seems like it can be an utterly random process. I've just left them well alone and they get there in the end....
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I just seems utterly bizarre that intelligent programmers/designers would create anything that displayed such a thing to the end user.

Even just a normal loading bar, as least you could see it was actually moving, but to just apparently "Hang" at 12% whilst it's still doing stuff, just seems nuts.

I'd imagine many people after a hour or even 2 would think it must be stuck and power down.

As must as I'm happy with Windows in general, this really should be made better.
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