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    Win Update Denis, I followed the instructions in this...

    Denis,

    I followed the instructions in this link:

    Clean Install Windows 10

    Yes a clean installs require reloading software. I know that, which is why I spent so much time trying to avoid...
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    Win Update Clean install done. As usual Brinks tutorials are...

    Clean install done. As usual Brinks tutorials are extremely helpful. As expected the clean install is easy compared to reloading all the software. I failed to uninstall Office prior to first clean...
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    Win Update Ok I am resigned to doing the clean install,...

    Ok I am resigned to doing the clean install, which is really not as bad as unloading and reloading software. Before I start that process I have to ask if this issue has something to do with...
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    Win Update Mike, Sorry for the delay. Have tried your...

    Mike,

    Sorry for the delay. Have tried your suggestions with no success. Still stuck on build 1709. Still looking for a resolution without clean install.

    Thanks,

    Heat
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    Win Update Mike, I followed the YouTube tutorial. As I...

    Mike,

    I followed the YouTube tutorial. As I said previously the very first step failed. I continued following the tutorial to the end. The Powershell step - WUAUCLT.EXE /UPDATENOW did not function...
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    Win Update Mike, No I haven't tried deleting the content...

    Mike,

    No I haven't tried deleting the content of the Software Distribution folder. There are multiple folders, folders within folders, and a lot of files. So do you want me to delete ALL folders...
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    Win Update Ok. I'm going to shut down. Remove all USB...

    Ok. I'm going to shut down. Remove all USB devices except a keyboard and mouse. I will unplug the second internal hard drive and power up. I will try going to 1903 via the ISO from the desktop I...
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    Win Update uh oh!!!! - - - Updated - - - How about...

    uh oh!!!!

    - - - Updated - - -

    How about stepping up to 1803(?) first? Is that worth a try?
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    Win Update yes

    yes
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    Win Update No, Just trying to get the latest build installed...

    No, Just trying to get the latest build installed so I can continue to receive quality and security updates while keeping my programs and files.
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    Win Update No not all. Just my external back up hard drive....

    No not all. Just my external back up hard drive. Printer, scanner(s), wireless keyboard, external storage, etc. were still connected. Previously I had tried with all of these disconnected. Same...
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    Win Update I have always assumed it is on the drive but...

    I have always assumed it is on the drive but since you ask the question, the only answer I have is - I don't know.
    Where is it normally installed?
    I do have a second internal hard drive for...
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    Win Update Hey Brink, No luck. I downloaded the ISO file...

    Hey Brink,

    No luck. I downloaded the ISO file to the desktop, mounted it, ran the setup file and still ended up with this message:
    235277

    Any more suggestions?

    Thanks,

    Heat
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    Win Update Brink, I tried to install version 1903....

    Brink,

    I tried to install version 1903. Initial check shows my PC is okay to install. Install fails with a message about not being able to install from a USB and more info reveals error code...
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    Win Update Brink, I successfully installed KB4505062 and...

    Brink,

    I successfully installed KB4505062 and KB4493440 has not tried to install since then. Will KB4505062 allow me to keep receiving security and quality updates or do I need to download a...
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    Win Update Brink, A couple of questions: 1) Looking at...

    Brink,

    A couple of questions:
    1) Looking at my update history I see that KB4493440 was successfully installed on 5/20/2019 but has failed to install 5 times as of 5/23/2019. How do I correct this...
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    Installation & Upgrade Well I certainly didn't think that; but in...

    Well I certainly didn't think that; but in hindsight the USB power was probably dropping out due to a poor connection. That would justify the message and explain why I couldn't wake the computer from...
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    Installation & Upgrade Shawn, I really did not want to restore the...

    Shawn,

    I really did not want to restore the image and really did want find the root cause which I think I have done.

    After eliminating the UPS and counting on the 6 month old 500w power supply...
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    Installation & Upgrade Shawn, No I'm sorry I do not remember what I...

    Shawn,

    No I'm sorry I do not remember what I had for breakfast on 5/6 no less what I might have done out of the ordinary on my computer that day. The yellow sticky note on my desk tells me the...
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    Installation & Upgrade Shawn, Mounting an image is a last resort. I...

    Shawn,

    Mounting an image is a last resort. I would prefer to understand the root cause of the problem. And like most problems that is a tall order. Is there a way to look at the registry in those...
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    Installation & Upgrade Shawn, Thank you for the quick reply....

    Shawn,

    Thank you for the quick reply. Unfortunately there is no "Portable Operating System" listed in that location. I have daily full Acronis backups from up to 7 days ago, which would be prior...
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    Installation & Upgrade Shawn, I am having multiple shutdowns per day....

    Shawn,
    I am having multiple shutdowns per day. When I restart I have a message that says:

    Keep USB drive plugged in
    Only remove it after your PC has shut down completely. Otherwise, your Windows...
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    Ninetailz, Thanks for the advice. I logged out...

    Ninetailz,

    Thanks for the advice. I logged out of the online account and into the local account but still didn't have the permission necessary to add an email account or save a document to the...
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    I do not understand the difference between the...

    I do not understand the difference between the account types but will research and try. Thanks for the advice.

    Heat
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    Permission problem when saving a document or adding an email account

    When trying to add an email account to Outlook 2013 on my daughters Surface Pro 3 running Win10 I get the following error message AFTER the test message is successfully sent.

    The...
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