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Optional Update KB3000850

  1. #71


    France
    Posts : 52
    Windows 8 Pro x64


    On the laptop the stand alone update is being run from the Desktop on C Drive (where the os resides), and gets the same error message looking for that file! It is just the same line in Event Viewer, with the address of the desktop (rather than the F on the desktop.

    F on the desktop is not a virtual drive.

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  2. #72


    Posts : 77
    Win 8.1 Pro x64


    Quote Originally Posted by Mooly View Post
    Interesting, that's quite a list. Thanks

    (my first shutdown took longer than normal, and my first "boot" from shut down took around 17 seconds compared to the usual 13 or so. Percentage wise, that's a big hit, hope it recovers with use)
    My boot up is about the same but shutdown is slower than usual. I used to have a shutdown of about 3 seconds on two 8.1 machines, now they both are about 6 seconds. Still not so bad but I hope future updates don't make this even slower. They (MS) should always strive to make the operating system speed the same or faster when making any changes.
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  3. #73


    India
    Posts : 1,536
    Win 8.1 Update x64


    I'm not able to notice any considerable changes in boot time, restart time or shutdown time. I didn't bother to record the time with stopwatch though
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  4. #74


    Posts : 10
    Windows 8


    No problems with me, updated 5 computers and one server without any issues. Surface Pro 1, Asus vivotab note 8, lenovo edge 15, hp pavilion x360 and dell server pe2950 running windows server 2012 r2.

    I forgot my acer r7 572 updated without problems....
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  5. #75


    United States
    Posts : 3,093
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit


    Quote Originally Posted by visruth View Post
    I'm not able to notice any considerable changes in boot time, restart time or shutdown time. I didn't bother to record the time with stopwatch though
    Dang, I use one every time I shutdown or start up.
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  6. #76


    Posts : 21
    Windows 8.1 - Win10


    Quote Originally Posted by LovingWindows View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by VooDoo View Post
    I had same issues and more. IE11 would not work properly and Windows Explorer would freeze - lots of generally strange behaviours. All back to normal. When I get a chance I'll see what's in the update in detail and decide if I need it.


    VooDoo
    I noticed that it also increased my restart time and cold boot times dramatically as well. Normally I can cold boot to an active responsive desktop in under 4 seconds and restart in under 10 seconds. After installing this update, cold boot time increased to over 2 minutes and restarts to over 3.5 minutes...and once it finally got to desktop my system was still unresponsive for another few minutes while my HDD cranked away at 100%.

    I noticed that right after my manufacturers logo, it would sit at a blank (but actively lit) screen while the HDD cranked away for minutes before showing me the "Welcome" screen.
    I had all that too.....at some point during my endless reboots etc to try and sort it!

    Quote Originally Posted by youravinalarrrf View Post
    I wonder if Avast antivirus is the common cause for those who are having problems? https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=160717.0
    I use AVAST. I wonder..............

    Voodoo
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  7. #77


    Posts : 77
    Win 8.1 Pro x64


    Quote Originally Posted by visruth View Post
    I'm not able to notice any considerable changes in boot time, restart time or shutdown time. I didn't bother to record the time with stopwatch though
    I didn't need to bother with a stopwatch because shutdown time is about double the amount of time that is was before, that was very easy to notice right off the bat. As long as they don't keep adding to this time in future updates then it's not a big deal.
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  8. #78


    Posts : 3
    8.1 64 bit


    Well that was fun, not. An hour from start to finish on an i7, 6GB RAM and a 40GBps BB.
    I wouldn't have minded a bit of notice, pretty please?
    Not impressed.

    Don't know how I'm going to convince Lappy owners on slow/restricted connections to go for this.

    Peter
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  9. #79


    India
    Posts : 1,536
    Win 8.1 Update x64


    Quote Originally Posted by popeye View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by visruth View Post
    I'm not able to notice any considerable changes in boot time, restart time or shutdown time. I didn't bother to record the time with stopwatch though
    Dang, I use one every time I shutdown or start up.
    Used to look up on the wall clock during my Win 95 , XP days, so that I could plan taking a short nap during boot up Nowadays you don't get time for that too with Win 8/8.1
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  10. #80


    Posts : 3
    8.1 update 64bit


    Since I installed KB3000850 and KB3011780 my laptop will not shutdown or reboot. It just hangs on the teal shutdown screen and I have to power-off. Also noticed that CyberGhost 5 will not connect to any countries servers.
    Does anyone have any suggestions?

    Thank you

    Dell XPS15
    Windows 8.1 update 64 bit
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