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  1.    26 Jun 2016 #71
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    The memtest86+ finally finished with no errors. See attched photo: Click image for larger version. 

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  2.    27 Jun 2016 #72
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    I tried post 44 again: I downloaded the media creation tool, saved it to desktop, ran the tool selecting create installation media for another pc, selected options English, Windows 10, and 64-bit, checked 'use the recommended options for this PC', dotted 'USB flash drive', it identified the USB stick I wanted to use and installed it. Then I opened the flash drive (left click), right clicked setup and selected run as administrator. The result was the same as before: "Windows" icon appeared for 30 sec and then I got the same message that Setup couldn't properly start.... reboot and try again. I noted a message in the first part of this instruction about disabling secure boot​?? Would that be an issue??
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  3.    27 Jun 2016 #73
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    Quote Originally Posted by tybee View Post
    I tried post 44 again: I downloaded the media creation tool, saved it to desktop, ran the tool selecting create installation media for another pc, selected options English, Windows 10, and 64-bit, checked 'use the recommended options for this PC', dotted 'USB flash drive', it identified the USB stick I wanted to use and installed it. Then I opened the flash drive (left click), right clicked setup and selected run as administrator. The result was the same as before: "Windows" icon appeared for 30 sec and then I got the same message that Setup couldn't properly start.... reboot and try again. I noted a message in the first part of this instruction about disabling secure boot​?? Would that be an issue??
    That all sounds perfectly correct, except for running setup.exe with run as administrator. I've never had to do that - I've always been in an administrative account when trying to do the repair install and just double-click setup.exe. I don't think secure boot would have any effect (can't understand how it would), but I guess you could try turning it off - we've tried just about everything else.
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  4.    27 Jun 2016 #74
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    I did not try disabling secureboot , not yet anyway, I found myself guessing at too many settings and decided against it until I've learned a little more about it. So, I guess I'm hold for now.
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  5.    27 Jun 2016 #75
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    Quote Originally Posted by tybee View Post
    I did not try disabling secureboot , not yet anyway, I found myself guessing at too many settings and decided against it until I've learned a little more about it. So, I guess I'm hold for now.
    See if these help at all. I know they're W8, but should be the same/similar for W10.
    Secure Boot - Enable or Disable in UEFI

    UEFI Firmware Settings - Boot to from inside Windows 8
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  6.    27 Jun 2016 #76
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    Maybe this will be more helpful?
    After installing Microsoft Update KB3133977 for Windows 7, some users may encounter a the system fail to boot into the operating system.

    EDIT: I honestly don't think this will make a difference, but I could be wrong.
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  7.    28 Jun 2016 #77
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    I'll try it next. The secureboot disable did not solve the problem.
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  8.    28 Jun 2016 #78
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    I looked at the last link but it seems to more on disabling secure boot. I did that with no effect and then re-enabled it. My motherboard seems to better facilitate that operation than other descriptions I've seen. I can just click-on, click-off.
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  9.    28 Jun 2016 #79
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    I noticed that my UEFI version is a 2013 build; would you recommend an update to see if it has any effect?
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  10.    28 Jun 2016 #80
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    Sure, try updating your firmware


    Please follow this tutorial to provide the current operating environment of your machine.
    Speccy - Publish Snapshot of your System Specs


    Boot to Safe mode: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...c-in-safe-mode
    Then restart in normal mode.

    Sounds silly - but it is a legitimate fix for some issues - don't know why.


    Is a flaky profile causing this on your machine?

    Launch Command Prompt (Admin)

    reg query "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList" /s > %TEMP%\profList.txt

    exit

    Attach the profList.txt file in your temp folder to a new post - thanks.
    Enter %TEMP%\profList.txt in the file box on the Manage Attachment window and press the Upload button

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    Since I touched on profiles, try creating a new local admin account, sign-in to the new account and try WU.

    Thanks

    Bill
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