"reopen last browsing session" not working


  1. Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       #1

    "reopen last browsing session" not working


    I recently upgraded to Windows 10 and experiencing a huge inconvenience. The reopen last browsing session does not work. I locked the computer last night via Windows key + L. This morning when I wanted to resume my work, I found the computer had installed updates and rebooted. I opened Internet Explorer but reopen last browsing session was grayed out so not an option. I had 8 tabs open but now I have nothing. I never had such a problem with XP, Vista, or Windows 7. Any suggestions to solve this would be appreciated.

    Toshiba laptop Satellite C655
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  2. Posts : 61,587
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
       #2

    Hello Doug, and welcome to Ten Forums. :)

    Sometimes when the computer restarts like that, the last browsing session is not remembered. Usually this works best when you close IE instead.

    In addition, you may see a "Restore session" message at the bottom of IE when IE was unexpectedly closed from a restart or IE crash.
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  3. Posts : 2
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #3

    Thanks. I was hoping I would not regret "upgrading " to Windows 10. I never had this problem with Windows 7. Perhaps going back is the solution. Is there a way to make Windows ask for permission before restarting like previous versions did?
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  4. Posts : 61,587
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
       #4

    You could set active hours. When a restart is necessary to finish installing an update, Windows won't automatically restart your device during active hours.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/46468-windows-update-active-hours-change-windows-10-a.html

    In addition, you could disable automatic updates so that you can manually check for and install updates instead.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/8...dows-10-a.html
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