Windows 10: W10 Spring Creators Update 2018 (1803) Bricked my PC Solved

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  1.    1 Week Ago #1

    W10 Spring Creators Update 2018 (1803) Bricked my PC


    Basically, I am unable to access anything except settings. All my files icons are locked and just opening up the File Explorer makes it go "Not Responding".

    I would take a screenshot and post it here, but that is impossible because I can't open up anything except settings. Before I attempt a rollback, is there anything I could do?

    Specs: AMD FX 8320
    R9 270X
    8 GB RAM
    1 TB HDD
    256 GB SSD <- Windows 10 is installed here
    128 GB SSD

    Everything worked perfectly before this update.


    The interesting thing is that I did the exact update on my laptop, went through the exact same procedures, yet there are no perceivable issues on my laptop. So why is it broken on my desktop?
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  2.    1 Week Ago #2

    Hi there

    can you open Windows (reboot) in SAFE MODE or "Repair system"

    That often works.

    Otherwise quickest way is to perform an Image restore (you DID take one before a major update didn't you !!!!).

    Free macrium etc make this job simple so there shouldn't be any reason for NOT having a backup.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  3. Posts : 655
    Windows 10 Home (Insiders Build 17134.1)
       1 Week Ago #3

    If you can boot at all, your computer is not 'bricked'. Broken, but not bricked.

    ThatOthell said: View Post
    Basically, I am unable to access anything except settings. All my files icons are locked and just opening up the File Explorer makes it go "Not Responding".

    I would take a screenshot and post it here, but that is impossible because I can't open up anything except settings. Before I attempt a rollback, is there anything I could do?

    Specs: AMD FX 8320
    R9 270X
    8 GB RAM
    1 TB HDD
    256 GB SSD <- Windows 10 is installed here
    128 GB SSD

    Everything worked perfectly before this update.


    The interesting thing is that I did the exact update on my laptop, went through the exact same procedures, yet there are no perceivable issues on my laptop. So why is it broken on my desktop?
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 160
    Windows 10 Pro Edition Build 17133.73
       1 Week Ago #4

    Hi All,
    As jimbo stated "Free macrium etc make this job simple so there shouldn't be any reason for NOT having a backup." , that's saved me more than once ! I also have used a 'rescue disc', to get my system functioning properly once again...also a 'system disc' has helped me previously. ThatOthell, I know how you feel..it's rather frustrating when our system's act up on us, but at least for me..that's how we learn.
    David
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    1 Week Ago #5

    ThatOthell said: View Post
    So why is it broken on my desktop?
    There are literally thousands of variables that would differ from your laptop to the desktop. It's impossible to test for every setup, which is why Microsoft is asking the community to do some of that testing and report back what doesn't work.

    That all being said, you quickly realize how embarrassing and ridiculous it is that Apple has so many issues with phone and OSX updates.
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  6. Posts : 160
    Windows 10 Pro Edition Build 17133.73
       1 Week Ago #6

    I'd STILL rather have windows any day than an apple product !!
    David
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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    3-Win-7Prox64 2-Win10Prox64
       1 Week Ago #7

    DeaconFrost said: View Post
    There are literally thousands of variables that would differ from your laptop to the desktop. It's impossible to test for every setup, which is why Microsoft is asking the community to do some of that testing and report back what doesn't work.

    That all being said, you quickly realize how embarrassing and ridiculous it is that Apple has so many issues with phone and OSX updates.
    Hi,
    Besides you who the heck brought up Apple and why would you lol
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  •    1 Week Ago #8

    Seemed relevant at the time, given another prominent thread on this subsection.
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  • Posts : 3,242
    3-Win-7Prox64 2-Win10Prox64
       1 Week Ago #9

    DeaconFrost said: View Post
    Seemed relevant at the time, given another prominent thread on this subsection.
    Hi,
    Not so much to me but seems you want the flame to continue in other threads
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  • Posts : 160
    Windows 10 Pro Edition Build 17133.73
       1 Week Ago #10

    I won't mention apple again..but maybe banana..
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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