Windows 10: Windows 10 Technical Preview Build 10061 now available

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  1. Posts : 1,468
    W7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), LM 18.1 MATE (64 bit), W10IP VM, W10 Home
       27 Apr 2015 #281

    Chuck38 said: View Post
    My PC must be restless or somethin.
    It's excited to be running W10.
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  2. Posts : 11,234
    W10Prox64
       27 Apr 2015 #282

    Okay so here's my situation:
    Installed v10061, BSOD trying to install TCP/IP printer. Went into a BSOD loop with failure on Atheros wrls driver athwb.sys Thread-exception-not handled". Did a refresh, and that driver has been replaced by athwn.sys and a new netathr.inf. Now it's booting up, connected to wrls, printer is installed, but lots of problems:
    no search/Cortana
    start button is non-functional
    system restore was turned off
    Toshiba in Devices and Printers has a bang on it - unknown device (I think this is the Toshiba Hot Keys. They installed in v10041 but not now.)
    Windows Update is configured to never install drivers and I can't change it
    No access to feedback or insider
    Beta store doesn't work
    The option to scan devices when connected to the computer is gone from Defender(?)
    Rendering in Firefox is buggy

    Had to install Classic Shell just to get around.

    I had a notification a little while ago that "features were being added" and "this may take a while"....now, I see Programs is highlighted in the Classic Shell start menu, and the new item is windows\system32\fodhelper.exe, IDK - it's still dated 4-11-15, so I don't understand. I tried adding features to windows, but it wants another keycode, so that's not it.

    So, is there another way to get this feedback to MS since I don't have access to it anymore through the OS?

    and, anyone have any ideas how I can get this stuff working?
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  3. Posts : 111
    Win 10 Preview
       27 Apr 2015 #283

    simrick said: View Post
    Okay so here's my situation:
    Installed v10061, BSOD trying to install TCP/IP printer. Went into a BSOD loop with failure on Atheros wrls driver athwb.sys Thread-exception-not handled". Did a refresh, and that driver has been replaced by athwn.sys and a new netathr.inf. Now it's booting up, connected to wrls, printer is installed, but lots of problems:
    no search/Cortana
    start button is non-functional
    system restore was turned off
    Toshiba in Devices and Printers has a bang on it - unknown device (I think this is the Toshiba Hot Keys. They installed in v10041 but not now.)
    Windows Update is configured to never install drivers and I can't change it
    No access to feedback or insider
    Beta store doesn't work
    The option to scan devices when connected to the computer is gone from Defender(?)
    Rendering in Firefox is buggy

    Had to install Classic Shell just to get around.

    I had a notification a little while ago that "features were being added" and "this may take a while"....now, I see Programs is highlighted in the Classic Shell start menu, and the new item is windows\system32\fodhelper.exe, IDK - it's still dated 4-11-15, so I don't understand. I tried adding features to windows, but it wants another keycode, so that's not it.

    So, is there another way to get this feedback to MS since I don't have access to it anymore through the OS?

    and, anyone have any ideas how I can get this stuff working?

    Hi; i also encountered printer problems,i was able to download and install drivers from Hp and i was able to print from note Pad and make a test page but i can't print from the google chrome web, i did not try from IE yet.
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  4.    27 Apr 2015 #284

    simrick. Did you clean install with ISO at boot up? That has been fixing a lot of things in this build.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  5. Posts : 111
    Win 10 Preview
       27 Apr 2015 #285

    Wynona said: View Post
    Lin, because I hate touchpads, I disable those and use a wireless mouse.
    hi Wynona; Do we have to download touch-pad update even if your PC doesn't have touch pad option?
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  6. Posts : 11,234
    W10Prox64
       27 Apr 2015 #286

    Charlie said: View Post
    simrick. Did you clean install with ISO at boot up? That has been fixing a lot of things in this build.
    Yes, I did.
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  7. Posts : 14,378
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       27 Apr 2015 #287

    silv55 said: View Post
    hi Wynona; Do we have to download touch-pad update even if your PC doesn't have touch pad option?
    Ummm, I wouldn't think so, if there's no touchpad.

    However, if there's an update for your existing touchpad, I would let it download and install, just in case I got caught without my mouse or if its batteries quit.
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  8. Posts : 92
    64-bit 10240 10 Pro
       27 Apr 2015 #288

    If you use Hibernation it will take up as much disk space as you have memory. I have never used it. This is what I have been told by the so called experts on The Net.
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  9. Posts : 7,882
    Windows 10
       27 Apr 2015 #289

    SSDs made Hibernation obsolete on HDDs it still makes sense.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  10. Posts : 92
    64-bit 10240 10 Pro
       27 Apr 2015 #290

    labeeman said: View Post
    SSDs made Hibernation obsolete on HDDs it still makes sense.
    Maybe so but I do not have an SSD.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 
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