Windows 10: BSOD: DPC_WATCHDOG VIOLATON (Windows Update Triggered)

  1. Posts : 2
    Windows 10 (Enterprise)
       26 Oct 2016 #1

    BSOD: DPC_WATCHDOG VIOLATON (Windows Update Triggered)

    Hello there,

    Up until recently I've had no hiccups with Windows 10 (Enterprise).

    Unfortunately lately I've had to manually disable the Windows Update Service as otherwise a non-optional update seems to automatically get pushed through and triggers a BSOD with the error: "DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION"

    Once the error is triggered my system is doomed to a BSOD loop, the only recourse for which I've found is to "reset this PC" using the startup recovery options...

    It took quite some time for me to narrow down the cause to Windows Update but since disabling the service I've been BSOD free for almost a week. - The downside of course is I'm now blind to any updates which is always a security issure.

    Any advice? Tips? Points of reference for further reading?

    Much obliged,
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2. Ztruker's Avatar
    Posts : 6,221
    Windows 10 Pro X64 17134.191
       26 Oct 2016 #2

    Follow the instructions in the notice at the top of your thread please:

    Attachment 107753
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