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Title: Win10 Updates,,, again.
Post by: _AH_z5o on March 02, 2019, 05:01:49 PM
~S~ Yup, it did it again. Windows updated and blew my game control settings out of the water. nothing works. All my settings are gone. My Saitek throttle drivers trashed and nonfunctional.  :unhappy-059:
Im currently re-downloading the Saitek software and drivers. Lets hope this will fix it.
Title: Re: Win10 Updates,,, again.
Post by: _AH_Bear on March 02, 2019, 06:10:14 PM
yea... get windows 10 they said .. it will be great they said .. lol
Title: Re: Win10 Updates,,, again.
Post by: _AH_DarkWolf on March 02, 2019, 07:13:28 PM
Thats wierd. I've had 10 for a year now and aside from one major update last April or so that reset some sound settings, its been totally painless for me. Some crashes in other games I used to get are gone with 10 too.  :thinking-008:

Title: Re: Win10 Updates,,, again.
Post by: _AH_z5o on March 03, 2019, 03:59:13 PM
The BIG problem I having now is I cant get my stick nor throttle to zero. Nor will they max out. Its like they need to be calibrated, but,I cant get them to do that.
Atleast I hoping that its a Windows Update issue. Around the same time. My power went out,,, hard. I thought my frig was going to blow up from all the noises it made.
My servers and PC's APC went nuts. "FLASH POP FLASH POP FLASH FLASH BANG!!!" then I was in the dark for about two hours. The servers seem to be ok. I THOUGHT my PC was fine, but, soon
after that. MS pushed down another update which afterwords I decided to check everything out. THATS when I noticed my problems. I swear I feel like I live in a 3rd world country here.
Title: Re: Win10 Updates,,, again.
Post by: _AH_BBQhead on March 05, 2019, 12:34:22 AM

 Won't help now until you're settled again, but once you're back in order you can turn the update service off in the services section via the task manager.  Then when you're properly braced and in the mood for a skirmish,  at you leisure, enable the service and check for updates..maybe make a restore point just before  updating.  Then you'll at least feel like you've got some control over when the bad things are going to happen - aside from random power outages  and whatnot.. no UPS on that server rack?  :surprised-027:

Title: Re: Win10 Updates,,, again.
Post by: _AH_z5o on March 05, 2019, 03:13:57 PM
Ya, Ive got a UPS on my server. I think the battery is getting weak though. I dont know whats the deal with it doing this from time to time. But, I do know its a pain. S!
Title: Re: Win10 Updates,,, again.
Post by: _AH_BBQhead on April 07, 2019, 10:28:57 AM

Happened across this little bit of news and figured you might like it.  I see it as Microsoft promising less problems with Windows 10 updates soon - for whatever that's worth. 
Microsoft has announced that starting with the Windows 10 May 2019 Update, users will no longer be forced to install new Windows 10 feature updates as they become available. This comes after feedback from users who have had countless issues with updates breaking programs, losing files, and installing at inconvenient times. Microsoft has been working hard to improve Windows Update, and while the system is better than it was at launch in 2015, it's still not perfect. Now, users will have the option to not have to deal with feature updates when they are released. 
   What Microsoft is doing here is splitting Windows Update in two. The normal "check for updates" button will now only function for security and monthly patches. Feature updates now get their own area in Windows Update where the user can initiate the download and install process for the latest feature update available. If the user doesn't want to initiate that process, they don't have to. The user will be alerted that a new feature update is available every now and then, but at no point will the user be forced to install that update, as long as the version of Windows 10 they're currently running is still in support.

  The above is copied directly from Windows Central  found  here: " " ( copy and paste the entire text inside the quotation marks if you want to see exactly what's there.)
      So it looks like patches and security updates will still be forced, but not the "Feature"  updates which I guess are what has been the cause of the majority of the problems.  I'm hopeful the problems caused by updates will be noticeably less after the May 29 update is done.  My plan is to stay one feature update behind so when I do update it should be a little easier to find the fixes for them since they've been out of a while.       
Title: Re: Win10 Updates,,, again.
Post by: _AH_DarkWolf on April 07, 2019, 07:40:51 PM
How will I know what I need if Microsoft doesn't tell me and force it upon me?  (roll)