Windows 10: Had a weird thing happen. "Configuring security settings"
Had a weird thing happen. "Configuring security settings"
Running Windows 10 Pro, latest version.
I wasn't really doing anything unusual, just watching a boring Youtube video. The computer freezes up--like in the old days. Totally frozen. I haven't had a total freeze up since XP, like over 3 years ago. Neither the kb nor the mouse were responsive. I was getting a lot of disk thrashing, though.
So, I tried Esc, Ctrl-Alt-Del, various Ctrl combinations, nothing was working. Then after maybe about a minute the blue screen with various options, including task manager, finally came up. Then I found I was eventually able to close the browser and a few other programs that were open.
During all these "goin's on" a couple times I happened to catch a glimpse of a screen that looked like a Windows Update type screen. There was an image of a gear and a message that said, "Configuring security settings." I don't recall EVER seeing that before.
I went into the Windows Update history, but there was no indication that any new updates had been installed.
Has anyone ever seen that before? I wasn't doing anything that would have triggered a configuration of security settings, if there even is such a thing. Once I got everything closed I did a restart and haven't noticed any problems. It has me concerned, though, because there were no Windows updates installed and I can't imagine what would have caused that weird behavior.
Hi, you might get more info from your event log if you look for events around that time.
And you could try Bluescreenview (free) for a simple quick view of any BSODs
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I don't know what I did, but nothing happens when I click on those two things in the search bar:
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I reinstalled Windows a few hours ago, and IIRC pressing those with the mouse lead somewhere. Now when I click on...
So I have this weird thing happening in my relatively fresh install of Windows 10.
Whenever I search for "Check for Updates" or "Windows Update settings" on the search box of the start menu, I get the results that I want but if I press enter or...
I'm trying to access Windows Update, but when I click on the Update & security tab on Settings, it flashes for a brief moment then closes.
My PC specs are:
CPU: Intel i5-4460
GPU: ASUS GTX 950 STRIX OC 2GB
Motherboard: Gigabyte Z97P-D3
I have a problem, I tried to update from win 8.1 to win 10 and it failed . black screen in 75% during installation " in configuring setting".
I shutdown laptop and it go back to win 8.1.