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  1. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,367
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       04 Oct 2016 #1

    Microsoft Windows 10 Anniversary install fail: 'We're finalizing fix"


    Microsoft is promising a fix soon for last Friday's update to the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, which sent some machines into an endless reboot loop.

    As reported by ZDNet, Cumulative Update, Build 14393.222, aka KB3194496, for the Windows 10 Anniversary Update trapped some devices in a loop after failed installation attempts...


    Read more: Microsoft on Windows 10 Anniversary install fail: 'We're finalizing a fix' | ZDNet


    UPDATE: Download Windows 10 1607 Script fix to unblock update for Windows Insiders from Official Microsoft Download Center
    Last edited by Brink; 06 Oct 2016 at 09:25.
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  2. Joined : Aug 2014
    Florida
    Posts : 430
    W10 AU & W10 Insider
       04 Oct 2016 #2

    Finally great news!
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  3. Joined : Jun 2015
    UK
    Posts : 1,314
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)
       05 Oct 2016 #3

    This is just another example of sloppy MS software engineering. Maybe it's time for an independent quality audit to check their adherence to ISO software quality procedures. I'm assuming of course that MS does have full ISO software quality accreditation?
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  4. Joined : Sep 2014
    Sydney NSW Australia
    Posts : 275
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit 1607 (14393.222)
       05 Oct 2016 #4

    I wonder what they stuff up when they do fix this issue? the Network Discovery AGAIN?
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  5. Joined : Nov 2015
    Pretoria South Africa
    Posts : 199
    Win 10 Pro Build 1607 14393.576
       05 Oct 2016 #5

    This is quite amazing that some were affected by this and the previous 2 updates.

    What I would like to see is not just a fix ,but some feedback as to what the problems are.
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  6. Joined : Dec 2015
    Posts : 2,428
    Windows10
       05 Oct 2016 #6

    Ok - so how do you apply the fix if you are in an endless boot loop?
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  7. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 2,923
    Windows 10 Pro
       05 Oct 2016 #7

    Steve C said: View Post
    This is just another example of sloppy MS software engineering. Maybe it's time for an independent quality audit to check their adherence to ISO software quality procedures. I'm assuming of course that MS does have full ISO software quality accreditation?
    I'm not sure if you know much about ISO (I assume you're referring to ISO 900x and the like), but all these certifications do is require you to have *A* process, not that it be a good process. (I'm not saying MS's isn't good, i'm just saying that ISO certification isn't a guarantee of one).

    You can completely have terrible quality and still pass an audit, so long as you are following the process you defined.
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  8. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,437
    W10 Pro + W10 Preview
       05 Oct 2016 #8

    Some computers have installed the update faultlessly ( my four included ) yet others cannot.
    Now I wonder why?....clashing software perhaps....impossible for M$ to cover all computers with their differing specifications.
    Obviously it is extremely annoying for those affected, but you cannot expect M$ to perform miracles.
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  9. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 146
    Win 7 8 and 10
       05 Oct 2016 #9

    dencal said: View Post
    Some computers have installed the update faultlessly ( my four included ) yet others cannot.
    Now I wonder why?....clashing software perhaps....impossible for M$ to cover all computers with their differing specifications.
    Obviously it is extremely annoying for those affected, but you cannot expect M$ to perform miracles.
    Has it been possibly because of force removing apps that don't have uninstaller's?
    Registry or privacy hacks/adjustments that are not part of windows out of the box?
    3rd party start menus and other changes?
    Computers that have not had at least ONE clean install since lets say 1511?

    The 100's of home user computers I support have not had these issues.
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  10. Joined : Apr 2015
    Posts : 9,142
    W10Prox64
       05 Oct 2016 #10

    Porthos said: View Post
    Has it been possibly because of force removing apps that don't have uninstaller's?
    Registry or privacy hacks/adjustments that are not part of windows out of the box?
    3rd party start menus and other changes?
    Computers that have not had at least ONE clean install since lets say 1511?

    The 100's of home user computers I support have not had these issues.
    Mine was clean installed November last year.
    I have not removed any MS-installed apps.
    I have not made any privacy hacks or adjustments to my system at all.
    I use the W10 normal start menu.
    I do have an Xbox 360 and Xbox One in my house. The fix posted on neowin, removing the Xbox folders/registry entries/tasks worked for me.
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