1.    30 Jul 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Posts : 3
    windows 10

    Auto Update 07/29 causing problems?

    My computer appears to have undergone an automatic Windows 10 update on 07/29. Immediately afterward, odd stuff started happening:
    1) the notification message for the USB port that will charge while the computer is in "sleep" mode started a repetitive loop; the only way I could stop it was to turn off "app notifications";
    2) trying to print on an Epson SX235 (which had worked properly and will still do copies and scans) and that no longer works, acting as if the print buffer gets filled, then dumps, then fills, then dumps, in a loop.

    Is anyone else having these problems or any others from this latest update? Have not yet checked update history, so unable to identify specific update code, but...seems unlikely that both this peculiarities are coincidental. Any recommendations to see if Microsoft loads another to fix a problem they introduced? I don't even know where to begin to turn for resolution.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2.    30 Jul 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Posts : 3
    windows 10


    Update: More bizarre the closer I look. I just checked my Update History in System Settings and the last entry is for an update on 07/22, but yesterday 07/29, before I turned notifications off, I was posted a notification that "updates have been installed". But all the oddities started happening after that post. Also, just ran a scan with Malware and to indication of any problems, there or with Norton's. Discouraged.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3.    30 Jul 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Posts : 3
    windows 10

    Update: Further exploration suggests that 1) this was glitch that arose when the (now mystery) update occurred, or 2) and more likely, something in the Toshiba connections. The machine has 3 usb ports. I abandoned the one in which the printer is typicially attached and used another port...printer worked as hoped. I switched the mouse the the port that was killing the printer...mouse worked. I reattached printer to the port that initially killed it, and of course it worked as anticipated and just fine. Source of difficultes,...still searching, but crisis passed.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Update will not load and is causing problems
My Windows 10 computer has been running 10 for over a year now. Updates have always worked. This week a "large" update has tried to load every time I'm on line. This bogs down the computer and is causing problems on some web sites. I keep getting...
Windows Updates and Activation
WD Passport causing Explorer.exe problems...
Hi all, So, I'm new to the forums and appreciate any direction/help that I can get. I searched but did not see another thread that would be better to post this in... I use a WD My Passport Ultra (1TB) to store live music mp3s on. For many...
Drivers and Hardware
KB3140768 update causing audio problems
Hello, I've just uninstalled the KB3140768 update because of severe audio crackling and stuttering while using the internet. Has anybody experienced similar problems with this update? Also, isn't it dangerous to uninstall/block a security...
Windows Updates and Activation
installation of win 10 causing problems
I have a hp laptop (model 15 n022sa) and ive been trying to upgrade to windows 10 from 8.1 when i get to the first restart it boots back into windows 8.1 and says installation has failed. I tried doing a fresh install from a dvd by changing the...
Installation and Setup
Mpc-hc causing problems...9879
Seems that mpc-hc causes issues on the task bar, and the start menu. Anyone else..??
Software and Apps
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 22:30.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 10 Forums