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  1. Join Date : Oct 2016
    Posts : 7
    Windows 10 Professional
       2 Weeks Ago #31

    I changed NJC2's task timing to run every three minutes from startup, whether the computer is idle or not. Updates were prepared again on approximately 11/10/2016 (KB3200970) and reboot notifications were shown every morning, but no reboot. Today (11/17) the computer still hasn't rebooted, but there is a warning on the Settings Updates page that:

    "Your device will restart at 6:30 PM because previous attempts were unsuccessful. Make sure to save any work before the restart."

    I will let things be until tomorrow, but I am expecting to see a rebooted PC tomorrow.

    It seems there is another one-week timer that checks the reboot status and forces reboot through another path. Will report back...
    Last edited by scottgus1; 2 Weeks Ago at 07:27.
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  2. Join Date : Oct 2016
    Posts : 7
    Windows 10 Professional
       2 Weeks Ago #32

    ...And my PC did not reboot last night, despite the warning that it would! Today I see the same "previous attempts unsuccessful" warning, and a restart time of 6:42PM, and the "KB3200970" update from last Tuesday is still pending. I will report back when the PC does restart automatically. Stay tuned...
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  3. Join Date : Oct 2016
    Posts : 7
    Windows 10 Professional
       1 Week Ago #33

    Well, the auto reboot finally caught up with me again, also on a Saturday, 11/19/2016, 6:42 PM, just outside active hours. This time NJC2's task held the reboot off 2 weeks instead of the one week, but Windows finally prevailed.

    Theoretically, NJC2's task can hold off reboot for a few days but not indefinitely. So it would be wise to handle updates as soon as possible with this hold-off task in place. Good job finding this command, NJC2!

    I will try Winaero's "edit-the-existing-reboot-task" idea suggested on page 2 by Dalchina next and report what happens.

    Note: looking into Winaero's idea, I see that the manual disabling of the UpdateOrchestrator\Reboot task is what NJC2's task does automatically. So both ideas are bowling down the same alley. I also see that the trigger time for the latest Reboot task was the time when my computer just rebooted as posted above, and that the "Reboot" file in the "UpdateOrchestrator" folder pointed out by Winaero was modified at the same time it was set to be triggered, which would theoretically get around NJC2's every-three-minute-modified disable task. Perhaps the extra "Reboot" folder suggested by Winaero will stop the reboots.
    Last edited by scottgus1; 1 Week Ago at 08:02.
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  4. Join Date : Nov 2016
    Posts : 1
    Windows
       1 Week Ago #34

    Stop Auto RebootWindows 10 Reinstall with Media Creation Tool Download


    Try this...actually don't bother...worked for two days
    1. Go to Windows 10
    2. Download "Media Creation Tool" - it is the second download option
    3. Run tool: It will reinstall Windows 10. Follow the download instructions Be patient with the download. It is like downloading Window 10 for first time. It takes a while. If it (the download) freezes , try again. This reinstall will not kill your Apps or Folders, but if you get a question make certain you select save Apps and Folders. I can't remember exactly if the option pops up.
    4. After reinstall, auto-boots will stop....
    5. Note that the System Restore function will be disabled after the re-installation. You can enable it if you like, by going to System Restore- Configure-Select System Protection. Might also be a good idea to set a Restore point at this time.
    Last edited by Chez; 1 Week Ago at 09:26.
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  5. Join Date : Oct 2014
    Trnava
    Posts : 1,625
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       1 Week Ago #35

    scottgus1 said: View Post
    I will try Winaero's "edit-the-existing-reboot-task" idea suggested on page 2 by Dalchina next and report what happens.
    It worked on 2 of my PCs, but it might have been caused by other settings. I will nervously await your report.
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