Windows 10: HOMEGROUP NIGHTMARE IN WIN 10 phantom ghost messing up all networking

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  1.    20 Nov 2015 #11

    it does not. mine hung at 39% installation for hours (no movement or sounds) I had to turn off the computer, then turn on;
    it "rolled back" to 10240 automatically and I received an error message "failed to update" because your computer turned off or went to sleep. on my computer it the monitor goes to sleep it would eventually trigger the computer to go into sleep mode, then off.
    after I turned both to NEVER, i had to download all over again (3 gigs) then do upgrade. it finally worked. however NO NETWORK
    I could not even see my own computer, or my husband, but saw only ONE old computer on the network; nothing else.
    I invoked network troubleshooter which spun round and round and then showed error message "winsock files corrupted"
    NIGHTMARE> I had to roll back a SECOND time to 10240 and my network was back, but no HOMEGROUP that was deleted forever!

    there is NOTHING IN HOMEGROUP! yet no other computer can join, leave, or "start a new homegroup" an absolute DISASTER.

    It keeps asking us to "join" the old ghost HOMEGROUP started two years ago on an old computer not even working any longer, using the name of the ghost computer insisting we join it. when I put that old password in to try to "join" it get only error message. like it wants that old computer to be 'running" in order to join which is a physical impossibility. I think I will stick with 10240 for a few weeks until MS decides to FIX the NETWORKING corruption in 10586, as users will just roll back as soon as they realize they have no more network!
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  2.    20 Nov 2015 #12

    @geekgirl

    Regarding your PC shutting down during updates, check your BIOS settings. There maybe a system board level power management setting causing your PC to sleep/shutdown. I've seen some Dells do this and its been BIOS related. None of my PCs have shutdown on me during an update/upgrade once the updates have begun installing.
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  3.    21 Nov 2015 #13

    it is a DELL precision 1500. it is easy to just set it to NEVER go off; then after the upgrade I put it back to 2 hours.
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