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Lenovo ThinkPad X220 Hotkey Update for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Q: Lenovo ThinkPad X220 Hotkey Update for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Spoiler (Highlight to read)IMPORTANT!!IMPORTANT!!Friends from Lenovo,Yesterday I did the update to the new version of Windows 10, called Windows 10 Fall Creators Update or Windows 10, version 1709, and after the update was done I find out that the hotkey driver, that controls the Fn commands on the keyboard of my Lenovo ThinkPad X220, doesn`t work correctly with this new version of Windows 10. Therefore, I would like to know what can I do to fix this issue, so the hotkey commands work properly again in my notebook, or if it is going to be an update of this file (8jvu43ww.exe) that I could install in my notebook to fix this issue. Could you please tell me what can I do to make the Fn commands work properly with the new update of Windows 10 (Windows 10 Fall Creators Update) or if it is going to be an update of the hotkeys that is compatible with the new version of Windows 10?I look forward to hear your comments, and I hope you already have an idea, an answer to solve this issue. Yours truly,Cristián Palau

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Preferred Solution: Lenovo ThinkPad X220 Hotkey Update for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Lenovo ThinkPad X220 Hotkey Update for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Intel 2nd gen CPU machines are not supported in Windows 10. 3rd gen (X230) is the first one.





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windows 10 enterprise x64 fall creators update (build 16299.15) has following problems:- build-in ethernet (intel i218-lm (3) ) shows no connection in os and no network (cable is present and nic leds are active).- wireless adapter (intel dual band wireless-ac 7265) does not see wireless networks.- audio device is absent. in device manager only high definition audio controller [pci bus 0, device 27] has problem (device cannot start. code 10).all these happened after installing build 16299.15 on top of latest regular win10ent x64 version, also this is happened on clean install of insider preview build 16296 from iso and upgrading to build 16299.15.i tested build 16299.15 with default drivers from ms windows update, i did install all drivers from lenovo site with system update tool. nothing helps.there is one solution for wired lan - after installing full set of intel's drivers, running diagnostic on network adapter fix connection problem until next reboot.P.S. BIOS, Drivers, Updates, Dance with tambourine - all was done. I'm a sysadmin in our office, if anybody asks.

A:Thinkpad X250: No LAN, No Wireless, No Audio after Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (16299.15)

Hi Voljka,For company or production environment, Windows Insider Preview / Release Preview builds is not recommended, as the drivers may not be ready for all types of hardware.  I would suggest you revert back to Windows 10 RS3 (15063), and wait until it is ready and show up in the Windows Update.
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It has come to my attention that Windows 10 FCU (version 1709) issues may stem from an incompatibility with some machines.  If you are running 1703 and it is stable, then pause feature updates in the Settings/Update & Security/Windows Update/Advanced Options selection.  This is only a temporary pause of about a week, but you can edit the registry for a permanent block.  See MSFT support for this option.  I don't want to give out instructions because I do not want to be responsible for someone screwing up their registry, but it involves deleting the NoAutoUpdate entry.  Then wait for Lenovo to update your system to be compatible with this new  1709 Update.













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A:Lenovo users with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update issues

If you have updated to 1709 and have issues, you can roll back to 1703 by using the Recovery option.

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Hi, Lenovo Ideapad Flex 14 model 20308. When I try to update from 1703 to 1709, the download of the update seems to go well but during installation it fails. One error message that I get is:0xC1900101-0x30017 I've spent hours researching this on the internet and trying various fixes including uninstalling anti-virus, using various Windows downloaders, update tools, installation from USB stick formatted to instal Windows.  So, two qustions:1. Is my machine compatable with this? This might be a dumb question because I looked on the Lenovo site that lists supported devices:https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/ht505322But, I don't know what Lenovo calls my machine. I would think "Flex 14" or "20308" but I don't see that anywhere on the Windows 1703 update which did work for me. 2. Assuming that it is possible to instal 1709, does anyone have a suggestion for how I might go about it? I feel like I've tried everything short of a fresh windows instal. Thanks!Gig  I've tried searching the Lenovo site

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I am facing a problem with my touch pad after recent update in windows 10. I cannot scroll the pages with my touch pad. But i can use a usb mouse working fine. Lenovo G50-80. I try to use Roll Back over option is device manager, but it is not highlighted in the driver page. And then i try to uninstall the driver then restarted my laptop, and again it is like that only. Any solution?

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Hi Guys, Looking to consolidate the list of issues I have with my TP since updating to Win10 Fall Creators Update (1709) update. And I am looking for help in resolving the outstanding issues. I have gone through the common resolution methods on this official Lenovo site as well as from this collection of tips. Outstanding issues below. 1. Keyboard AUTO backlight setting is not working, light doesn't come on when its dark on its own.2. Auto screen brightness control is not working3. Screen rotation button is still greyed out in the sidebar as well as settings4. OLED colour profile settings had stopped working and disappeared. (But this fix worked)5. Intel SGX drivers were busted (finally updated on their own via Win10) Now for 1, 2 and 3, I think this is an integrated sensors issue and I have tried uninstalling the Intel Sensor Solution device drivers from Device Manager and then updated the drives through Lenovo Companion. Nothing changed.Windows Update later also installed an update called Intel Integrated Sensor Solution but these issues have not gone away. On a positive note, this Win10 update and the related updates to Synaptics touchpad drivers resolved the issue of the cooling fan being constantly being on (this forum attributed the issue to bad synaptics drivers). Anyone else facing the same issue related to sensors on this machine? As of 5 minutes ago, there were no new updates on LenovoCompanion or on Win10. Thanks

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https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/ht505322 There doesn't seem to be 120s Fall Creators Update support? for what reason? If I try install Fall Creators Update from USB, does it allow install it or not? Most drivers are easy to search from internet, so not worried about drivers. It has Windows 10 s version by default, but it should be easy to install normal Windows 10 version for it?

A:Lenovo 120s Fall Creators Update support?

Hi runboy93,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Similar to other models not listed, system was not tested by Lenovo, and updated drivers may not be available.
It does not however prevent users from exploring the said build but do take note of the limitations that can be a challenge.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards

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Hallo,nachdem Windows 10 update 1709 geht einiges nicht mehr am X121e.Lenovo Companion App meldet "Lenovo Companion hat einen Fehler festgestellt, Aktualisierung"Wenn man Aktualisierung aufruft wird SystemInterfaceFoundation.exe heruntergeladen.Bei der Installation dauert die Ferigstellen Phase sehr lange und ein Neustart wird gefordert.Beim nächsten Start zeigt Companion die gleiche Nachricht.Msiexec hat mehrer logs in user.AppData.Local.Temp angelegt.Ein Fehler ist aber nicht zu sehen.Die Logs sind leider zu **bleep** und kann man nicht anhängen.Product: Runtime x64 for Power Manager -- Configuration completed successfully.Es gibt noch ein paar andere Probleme am Laptop.Beim Herunterfahren muss man immer zum Abschluss den Netzschalter drücken, weil die Netzlampe anbleibt.Windows scheint wichtige Lenovo driver überschrieben zu haben und ich weiß micht wie man das beheben kann.Hat jemand eine Idee, wie ich weiterkomme?  





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I know that you can still update manually but I think it is strange that my main PC hasn't received the update yet while my laptop has.
 

A:Anyone else that hasn't received Fall Creators Update yet via Windows Update?

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update phased rollout approach - Windows Experience Blog

You better wait

The company recommends users to wait for the Fall Creators Update to be offered via Windows Update, though there?s no estimate as to how much this wait could last as it all depends on the number of bugs and issues that the company finds in the new OS version.Click to expand...

You might not have been offered the upgrade, because of the software/hardware you have. Like AMD causing black screen during boot.
 

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Hi!After upgrading to Windows 10 Fall Creators Update I experience the problem that the wwan card cannot connect anymore.When trying to connect the error message "Can`t connect to this network. Enter an APN and try again".I`ve tried serveral drivers for the wwan adapter but with no results. APN is set. Uninstalled and installed the wwan adapter, clear the apn and configured it new, installed fall creators update again, etc. nothing seemed to work.One odd think. If i disable Wifi and reboot the device the wwan card works. I can enable the wifi adapter and it still works. But if i boot with wifi and wwan adapter enabled, wwan doesnt work.Do you have any ideas what would help?! Update: WWAN Card Sierra Wireless EM7455 

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The threshold for battery charging is not respected anymore after the Windows 10 upgrade. 

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Hallo! Verkacktes Windows 10 Creators Update, seit der Installation des Creators Updates auf meiner Thinkpad P70 Workstation hakt, ruckelt und hat meine Thinkpad Bluetooth Laser Mouse Aussetzer. Sämtliche neuen Treiber von Lenovo und auch Treiber die Windows Update gezogen hat, bzw. Treiber direkt von der Intel Homepage für das Intel 8260 Bluetooth bringen keine Lösung. Ein Auswechseln der Batterien hilft auch nichts. Also vermute ich, dass einfach eine frühere Treiberversion des Bluetooths für das Thinkpad P70 die Probleme des Ruckeln am Thinkpad P70 lösen. Wo bekomme ich die Lenovo Treiber für das Bluetooth am P70 für Win 10 64 bit her?Auf der Lenovo Treiberseite sind nur mehr die aktuellen verfügbar. Bitte um Hilfe.

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As with the Creators Update, the key to our phased approach is actively listening to all available feedback mechanisms and making the appropriate product updates during the rollout. This allows us to provide a high-quality experience for the broadest set of users at an accelerated rate, while also continually increasing the quality and security of Windows 10. This was our approach with the Creators Update released in April and user feedback on this approach was very positive.

For the best experience, we recommend you wait until Windows 10 is automatically offered to your device. You don?t have to do anything to get the update; it will roll out automatically to you through Windows Update if you?ve chosen to have updates installed automatically on your device. Once the download is complete and the update is ready to install, we?ll check with you, so you can pick the right time to finish the installation and reboot. We do this so we can ensure the update does not disrupt you, and we use active hours to help suggest a good time.

If you don?t want to wait for the update to roll out to you, you can manually check for updates on your personal PC using the steps below. This will only work if your device is eligible to get the Fall Creators Update as part of the initial roll out phase. Alternatively, you can manually get the update today via the Software Download Site. This option is only recommended for advanced users on devices running a licensed version of Windows 10. If ... Read more

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I previously had Windows Movie Maker 12 and Windows Photo Gallery on My Dell Insperion 5555 that had Windows 10 latest updates 1709 build installed.  Now was uodated to Fall Creators Update and those two proprams are gone. ?    Can I get them back somehow?

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I would like to comment on the Fall Creator's Edition Update of Windows 10!  This has to be one of the biggest disasters that Microsoft has ever accomplished.  As one can see from the various problems encountered after the install this update was not well designed, was not thoroughly quality controlled and now has the support staff scrambling to figure out how to answer all of the issues that it caused.  Here is my list of issues after the update:  Mail and Calendar programs missing from Start Menu, Control Panel Apps shows them to be installed but I cannot add to start menu and cannot start either program.  Several other Apps also missing from Start Menu including Amazon, Adobe Reader and most other third party Apps but also several more Microsoft Apps or Windows Programs.  Files missing:  Somehow during the install Microsoft decides to remove the pointers from the Pictures and Documents folders so that it appears all previous files in these locations are lost.  By navigating thru Users...Documents I was able to retrieve all of the files but how many novice or new users are going to know how to do this type of trouble shooting?  This is a bonafide nightmare for Microsoft and takes me one step closer to trading in all of Dell computers for Macs!  It cannot possibly be worse than two days of troubleshooting and researching how to get back to the same functionality I had before installing the latest Windows 10 Update!  ... Read more

A:Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

I agree.  In my opinion Windows 10 is nothing but an Operating System that is perpetually in Beta status with millions of people acting as testers.  I know understand why Microsoft wants constant information from your computer.  It seems that every time there is a big update in the spring or fall, they have to wreck everything.  Oh well I still enjoy my XPS with 8.1 and my iMac ;p

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Friends from Lenovo,I write you because, on August 12th, 2016, trying to install the new Windows 10 Anniversary Update, I had to do a reboot of my notebook and in the process, I lost most of the programs and drivers that use my notebook to work properly. I already installed most of the drivers I lost that day, but I still haven`t found and install the correct driver for the hotkeys of my notebook. So far, I have tried with the files r09vu09w and 8jvu43ww, but none of that files is the correct one for my ThinkPad X220 notebook, which I bought in the year 2012. Therefore, I need to ask you if you could tell me how can I get, download the CORRECT hotkey file for my notebook, so I could download it and install it on my Lenovo notebook. Friends from Lenovo, could you please tell me how can I get the correct hotkey file for my notebook Lenovo ThinkPad X220, in order to download it and install it on my notebook?THANKS A LOT FOR YOUR HELP!!!! Yours truly,Cristián Palau

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With the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, we are introducing some fun, new ways to get creative ? from bringing mixed reality and 3D to the masses, to faster broadcasting for gaming, to turning photos and videos into real memories, and so much more. The Fall Creators Update can be experienced on a wide variety of Windows 10 PCs and on a range of Windows Mixed Reality headsets.

You can get the Fall Creators Update in a few different ways. If you already have a Windows 10 PC and have automatic updates enabled, the update will be delivered to you when it?s ready. If you are an advanced user and would like to get the update manually, visit this blog post to learn how to get the Fall Creators Update.

Here?s what?s new in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update:

Windows Mixed Reality


With Windows Mixed Reality, you can escape to the most immersive experiences ? touring top travel destinations, getting inside the most exciting games, attending the most popular events, even travelling across time and space ? right in your own home, with you at the center of everything.

Amazing experiences don?t need to be expensive or complicated. All you need is a headset and a compatible Windows PC. And, to enhance your experience, try out the extras like headphones and advanced motion controllers. A variety of headsets and motion controllers are available from leading makers like Acer, Dell, HP, and Lenovo. Headset-motion controller bundles start as low as $399. Check here to see... Read more

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Hello,
After updating Windows I think that EAM is not well detected by Windows Security Center ?
What do you think ?



 

A:Emsisoft and Windows Fall Creators Update

Yeah, it has status unavailable but at least WD is still getting disabled.
 

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Reaches RTM

Microsoft has completed development of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, with the official release to take place as planned on October 17.

The company today shipped Windows 10 build 16299.15 to insiders in the Fast ring, and according to reports, this is the RTM build of the Fall Creators Update that everyone will get later this month.

The only difference is that Microsoft will continue to service (to improve) this particular build with more cumulative updates, and this means that insiders will be provided with several patches in the coming days until October 17.

Microsoft has promised to confirm when the RTM build is compiled, so an announcement in this regard is expected anytime soon, especially because the company is also likely to start pushing smaller patches to devices enrolled in the Insider program in the next few days.

No word on the mobile release just yet
For the time being, no stand-alone ISOs are available for insiders, but once the very same build is released to the Slow ring, such media should also be released for those who want to perform a clean install. Additionally, this build should also make it to the Release Preview ring in the coming weeks.

Of course, whoever wants to clean-install build 16299.15 can build their own ISO, though this requires additional steps. Learn here how to build your own Windows 10 ISO.

Now that Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is close to getting the final go-ahead, insiders in... Read more

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https://threatpost.com/say-goodbye-to-smbv1-in-Windows-fall-creators-update/126387/

The crusty SMBv1 file-sharing protocol, abused by a NSA exploit last month that spread WannaCry, will be removed from Windows 10 starting with the upcoming Redstone 3 update.

?We can confirm that SMBv1 is being removed for Redstone 3,? a Microsoft representative told Threatpost.

Redstone 3, a code-name for the Fall Creators Update, will begin the phasing out of SMBv1, a plan that reportedly has been in the works for years and is not a reaction to the EternalBlue exploit, nor WannaCry. It is due in September.

SMBv1, short for the Server Message Block protocol, provides shared access to Windows file and print services on a local network. Attackers believed to have ties to North Korea used the EternalBlue exploit, leaked in April by the ShadowBrokers, to spread the ransomware worldwide on May 12. Hospitals in the U.K., giant telecommunications providers across Europe, and many businesses in Russia and across Asia fell victim to WannaCry, which eventually infected unpatched Windows servers running SMBv1 in more than 150 countries.
Microsoft had patched the SMBv1 vulnerability in question in March in MS17-010, one month before the ShadowBrokers? leak, and urged admins worldwide to install the patch immediately. The WannaCry outbreak, however, demonstrated that many organizations did not heed those warnings; the ransomware, generally derided for its shoddy coding, still managed to infect... Read more

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Say goodbye to these Windows 10 features in the Fall Creators Update

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is just around the corner. The upcoming feature update is purported to sport the "1709" version number. It will also feature accessibility improvements, hardened security, enhancements to Windows AutoPilot management tools, and Microsoft account recovery directly via the lock screen, among other things.

However, there are a number of existing features that are getting removed or deprecated as well. Now, Microsoft has published a comprehensive list of features that are no longer in active development and will be removed in future updates; the company did the same before the rollout of the Creators Update. This has been done to allow customers and IT professionals to consider these changes and make future plans accordingly.



The list of removed and deprecated features is as follows:

Removed features

3D Builder
Apndatabase.xml
Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET)
Outlook Express
Reader app
Reading List
Screen saver functionality in Themes
Syskey.exe
TCP Offload Engine
Tile Data Layer
Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Owner Password Management
Deprecated features

IIS 6 Management Compatibility
IIS Digest Authentication
Microsoft Paint
RSA/AES Encryption for IIS
Sync Your Settings
Screen saver functionality in Themes
System Image Backup (SIB) Solution
TLS RC4 Ciphers
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): TPM.msc and TPM RemoteManagement
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A:Say goodbye to these Windows 10 features in the Fall Creators Update

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: Removed Features - gHacks Tech News
 

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1 day ago installed the Windows 10 Fall Creators update and now during bootup I get multiple Bad Image File messages for MSVCR110.dll and MSVCP120.dll.  These are mostly associated with Nividia and Synapse with an occasional reader.sl.exe.  Correcting this problem seems to be problematic.  The redistribute Visual C++ software comes from the same company that initiated the incompatability issue in the first place.  Removal and reistallation of the RZ Synapse is about an 8 step process that I have not tried yet.  If someone has experienced these issues and found a reasonable Fix please point me in the the general direction.  Y900 RE is my computer.

A:Windows 10 Fall Creators update and Visual C++ incompatability

I think you are more likely to find someone to provide the help you need on the Microsoft technet forums:
 
https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/home
 

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I?m happy to announce the Fall Creators Update (version 1709) is fully available for all compatible devices running Windows 10 worldwide! Full availability is the final phase of our rollout process. When a new feature update is released, we begin by targeting a select set of devices that we believe will have the best update experience based on device characteristics and testing done by us and our device partners. We then monitor feedback for issues around application and device compatibility and make adjustments along the way, if necessary. Actively listening for and responding to issues as they emerge helps us confidently expand the release to additional devices while maintaining a quality experience. We?re pleased to announce that the Fall Creators Update was the fastest Windows 10 release to reach 100M devices, all while achieving higher customer satisfaction ratings compared to prior updates!

Enterprise customers following this same targeted approach for the Semi-Annual Channel can also fully deploy when ready. As an IT administrator, you decide when to broadly deploy once you have validated the apps, devices, and infrastructure in your organization work well with this release. You no longer need to wait for our signal ? deployment control and choice is yours.* IT admins can leverage Windows Analytics tools that help you plan, test and deploy Windows 10 to your organization, and help accelerate Windows 10 migration. You can learn more about Windows Analytics tools ... Read more

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Hi!
 
I receive constant BSOD's about every two days as "reliability history" shows. Today's one:
 
The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x0000007e (0xffffffffc0000005, 0xfffff801e62c9eb0, 0xffffbc8a49d09a78, 0xffffbc8a49d092c0). A dump was saved in: C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP. Report Id: 7bb943c3-b3ac-402b-8952-7bb7b9668f95. I upload the minidump if can help, maybe is a driver but I can't identify it. The Windows is a clean install not much 3rd party software on it, worth to mention "VMware 12" and "PGP Disk".
 
The minidump is here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oNg2_FjIozYUqZVOtweXhGbjsN9P0YDv/view?usp=sharing
 
I contacted Microsoft, no help as expected (https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-performance/bsod-at-about-every-two-days-on-windows-10-fall/afccbe66-e733-4dc2-af9a-fdc79e66eca1)
 
"Reliability history" can prove:
 

 
NOTE:
My OS is: Microsoft Windows Version 1709 (OS Build 16299.192)
My laptop is: ASUS GL502VM-FY040T/I76700HQ/16/1+256/G (https://www.asus.com/us/ROG-Republic-Of-Gamers/ROG-GL502VM/)
I never overclocked it.

A:BSOD at about every two days on Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Here are the instructions on how to post needed logs here. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/576314/blue-screen-of-death-bsod-posting-instructions-windows-10-81-8-7-vista/.
 
Also please Download and save Speccy from here. https://www.piriform.com/speccy/download/standard
• Navigate to the directory in which you saved the ZIP file.
• Right-click on the downloaded ZIP file, click Extract all, taking note of where the files will be extracted, and then hit Extract.
• Open up the extracted folder, right-click on Speccy64.exe (or Speccy.exe, if your system is 32-bit), and select Run as administrator. Please accept any User Account Control prompts.
• After waiting a while, click File, then Publish Snapshot.
• Hit Yes to the Publish Snapshot dialog, then click Copy to Clipboard. Paste the URL in your next reply.

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We?ve come a long way since we launched DirectX 12 with Windows 10 on July 29, 2015. Since then, we?ve heard every bit of feedback and improved the API to enhance stability and offer more versatility. Today, developers using DirectX 12 can build games that have better graphics, run faster and that are more stable than ever before. Many games now run on the latest version of our groundbreaking API and we?re confident that even more anticipated, high-end AAA titles will take advantage of DirectX 12.

DirectX 12 is ideal for powering the games that run on PC and Xbox, which is the most powerful console on the market. Simply put, our consoles work best with our software: DirectX 12 is perfectly suited for native 4K games on the Xbox One X.

In the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, we?ve added features that make it easier for developers to debug their code. In this article, we?ll explore how these features work and offer a recap of what we added in Windows 10 Creators Update.

But first, let?s cover how debugging a game or a program utilizing the GPU is different from debugging other programs.

As covered previously, DirectX 12 offers developers unprecedented low-level access to the GPU (check out Matt Sandy?s detailed post for more info). But even though this enables developers to write code that?s substantially faster and more efficient, this comes at a cost: the API is more complicated, which means that there are more opportunities for mistakes.

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Bug Blocks the Install on Some PCs

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is now being released in stages to users across the world, so while some people might receive it faster than others, there?s a bunch of unlucky Microsoft customers who can?t install the update because of a critical bug.

Some users are complaining that installing the Fall Creators Update fails unexpectedly, and the only common thing in all reports is a hardware mix of motherboards using Intel?s X299 chipsets and NVMe SSD drives.

Clean install solves the problems
This means that quite a large number of systems could be impacted, as the issue can affect motherboards manufactured by Asus, MSI, and Gigabyte. It?s not yet known how widespread the problem currently is, but Microsoft says it?s investigating and return with a fix shortly.

?At around 22% completion, my PC rebooted and suddenly displayed my normal boot screen with a white text saying ?BlInitialization failed 0xc00000bb?, and I have absolutely no idea what this is. I tried resetting my SSD (Kingston 128GB) but this issue is so bad that it won't even let me do that,? one Microsoft user who turned to the Community forums to report the issue explained.

?At first my SSD was locked, then I unlocked it using commands in CMD but it all of the sudden disappeared and windows has no idea that it even exists. I tried resetting everything and all Windows tells me is "We ran into an error." ... Read more

A:Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Bug Blocks the Install on Some PCs

On a Lenovo w/NVMe, Intel IO and an immaculate pre-Fall CU system, I could not understand why the "upgrade" to Fall CU was so issue-laden: failures, duplicate downloads--ultimately it took though. A relatively decrepit machine w/SSD breezed right thru it. Noticed afterward, I had an extra recovery partition but since there were no outward problems, just let it go. Yesterday, Start menu and most taskbar items became unresponsive. So, I did a repair-install earlier today: the disk is back to the normal EFI/C/Recovery and everything works. For now.

Thanks for this info, not fun trying to figure it out.
 

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Hi, I have a P50 recently updated Windows 10 Fall creators update. After the update I no longer have a cellular connection option in the network menu after clicking the network icon in taskbar tray. I also have no cellular connection section in the networking settings. Device manager no longer lists Sierra Wireless device under the Network Adapters category and there is ther is no longer a cellular connection shown in the network connections control panel under network and internet. What does show up is a Sierra Wireless Location Sensor in the device manager under the sensors category type.What does show up in device manager is a 'Sierra Wireless Location Sensor' under the Sensors category.I did try to install the Sierra Wireless softwar from here: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/forums/postpage/board-id/tp07_en. But it didn't help.I do not know if any of this has to do with the recent FCU of W10.Any help is appreciated, Thanks.

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Hi,

Found the following bugs in v1709.

1) The Windows Push Notification System Service now defaults to 'automatic' instead of 'manual'. If you set the startup to 'manual' and reboot, any newly created accounts will have a non-functional Start Menu.

2) Software Restriction Policy now extends BAT file restriction to local group policy ( gpedit.msc ) 's logon/logoff script settings. That means you cannot no longer use a bat file for logon/logoff scripts if SRP is active. You can always remove the BAT extension from being covered by SRP, but that would decrease security.

3) Software Restricion Policy's Enforcement section: if you specify SRP to cover 'all software files'; meaning it covers DLL files as well as EXE, then MS Edge will crash. (this bug actually started in v1703, but is still not fixed)
 

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Download Windows 10 Fall Creators Update ISO files (64-bit and 32-bit) Offline

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update 1709 (64-bit)
Windows 10 Fall Creators Update 1709 (32-bit)

 

A:Official Windows 10 Fall Creators Update ISO Files (32-bit / 64-bit)

I updated my two computers took about 5-6 hours on each. (My internet has been poor lately.) I don't see too much of a difference updating maybe a little bit of a resource impact but I am happy finally having it.
 

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Hi, I've tried searching the forum for this issue but can't find a solution as yet... Looking for some help to overcome a problem I have with my E73, i5, 4GB Win 10 desktop. The Fall creators update has applied itself a couple of times to this PC and both times has resulted in the black screen with cursor issue that appears to have hit a few people. However, none of the fixes reported have worked for me. The PC was bought with Win 8.1 installed and was upgraded to Win 10 which was installed on a new 256GB SSD and the original HDD used as the data  Drive. I had suspected it was graphics card related so the last time i tried disabling the automatic updates, manually updating the Intel HD 4600 driver and running the creators update manually from the MS web site but same result. Symptoms are machine boots to login screen OK, black screen occurs after login for all accounts. If I leave it, I see a couple of pop up messages about user profiles but nothing else other than the mouse cursor. Ctrl-alt-delete gives me the usual options but selecting task manager does not bring up task manager (not that I can see any way). Booting to safe mode gives the same result. Trying to remove the package from recovery options -> cmd prompt fails. The only way to get back is holding shift and clicking restart, going into recovery options and selecting go back to previous build. I assume I am going to miss critical security updates if I cant get the update ... Read more

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Hello Folks,
I have a XPS 13 9360, 16 GB with an upgrade Samsung 960 Evo NVMe 1TB drive. I'm running Windows 10 Pro Build 1703, and the system runs nicely. However, yesterday Windows Update made me upgrade to 1709. The upgrade process ran smoothly, but afterwards I had the following problems:

When I tried to save a Hyper-V VM, my system sometimes crashes with a blue screen
When shutting down windows, the system gets stuck on the "Shutting down..." screen and can only be switched off by long-pressing the power-button. After that, the system boots into maintenance mode, when rebooting again it boots normally.

I forced a downgrade to 1703 and the problems disappeared again. Now I have disabled upgrades and am trying to find out how to fix this.
Has anyone run into problems with the 1709 update? Any suggenstions?
Cheers,
Uwe

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Earlier this week we began a targeted rollout of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and I shared with you how to get it. Today, I?d like to share more details on how we will roll out this feature update to Windows 10 devices, including PCs, phones and IoT devices.
Our goal is to deliver feature updates to you as quickly as possible, while providing you with the best possible update experience.
​Phased Rollout Approach
The Fall Creators Update begins rolling out to newer devices tested by us and our device partners. By starting with machines which we believe will have the best update experience, we are able to get focused feedback on application compatibility and how Windows works with the rich ecosystem of available peripherals like Bluetooth devices or cameras. Additionally, we closely monitor feedback from fans and early adopters, through programs like Windows Insiders and Windows Insider for Business, in addition to feedback from our OEM device partners, and customers like you! This helps us determine when to accelerate the release to additional devices. We repeat this process until all compatible devices running Windows 10 worldwide are offered the Fall Creators Update.

We believe this approach provides the highest quality update experience for all our customers.

With this feature update we?ve increased the number of Windows 10 devices we?ve tested in advance with our OEM device and ISV app partners. You can view some of these devices here, which includ... Read more

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Has anyone successfully upgrade to the latest Windows 10 update on a Dell Precision T5500?

A:Dell T5500 - Windows 10 1709 Fall creators update

Dell doesn't support Win 10 on the T5500, so it may not work...
You might get some help if you post exactly what problem(s) you're having with Win 10 Fall Creators Update on this PC.

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I'm not sure if this is the right section for this topic, but I want to know if I'm the only one with this problem. It's really annoying and I'm wondering if there went something wrong while installing the update, or if this is on purpose.

It's nothing new that Windows 10 comes with pre-installed apps, for example Candy Crush Saga and Facebook, at least for some people. In the past it wasn't a problem for me, because I could just uninstall them and move on. It was annoying, but this was solved within a few minutes.

But since I installed the Fall Creators Update, I can't get rid of these apps. I removed them at least 4 times now, but they're back after a few hours because they're installed silently in the background, or they're back after I restart my computer - Candy Crush Soda Saga, Facebook, March of Empires, Minecraft and other games.

Sometimes they're not even really installed and they're just placeholders that get installed once you click them. But it's still annoying to remove them again and again.

Changes in the registry, for example to change "SilentlyInstalledAppsEnabled" to 0, didn't change anything. Microsoft should really stop this sponsored apps nonsense completely. It's not like they need the extra money they get from this.

Thanks for reading, have a nice day!
 

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For whatever reason, the Windows FALL Creators update was just launched to my Yoga 3 Pro and now I cannot use my touchpad. I have checked and it is enabled. I have tried multiple fixes I've read about online and nothing has worked so far. Looking for any and all suggestions.

A:Touchpad and mouse not working after Windows 10 Fall Creators update!

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Has anyone successfully upgrade to the latest Windows 10 update on a Dell Precision T5500?

A:Dell T5500 - Windows 10 1709 Fall creators update

Dell doesn't support Win 10 on the T5500, so it may not work...
You might get some help if you post exactly what problem(s) you're having with Win 10 Fall Creators Update on this PC.

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Today, we?re beginning to roll out the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update to Windows 10 customers around the world. This release upgrades Microsoft Edge to EdgeHTML 16, the best version of Microsoft Edge yet. The Fall Creators Update also includes new enhancements like improved favorites management and pinned sites, new developer APIs like CSS Grid Layout and WebVR 1.1, and better-than-ever reliability and performance.

To get started with EdgeHTML 16, simply update your devices to the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update today. Developers on other platforms can get started testing with free remote testing via BrowserStack today. In this post, we?ll walk through some of what?s new in Microsoft Edge for Windows 10 customers and developers alike.

Stay productive and organized with new features
The Fall Creators Update introduces a set of new features to make you more productive as you browse and read web pages, PDFs, and books. We?re also previewing new features to let you browse on your phone in the new Microsoft Edge preview apps for iOS and Android, with Continue on PC functionality. You can learn more about everything that?s new by selecting the ??? menu in the top-right corner of Microsoft Edge and selecting ?What?s new and tips.?

A refreshed look inspired by the Fluent Design System
In the Fall Creators Update, Microsoft Edge gets a subtle makeover inspired by the Fluent Design System.

A subtle use of Acrylic material provides depth and transparency t... Read more

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Hello I've got a problem with Windows 1709 update. After I updated, games only sees and uses my R7 APU graphics card.My dedicated R9 M385X has absolutely no usage. In AMD crimson software, I can't set anything to "High performance" mode, so everything sticks with the R7 card. (More precisely I can set to R9 but the program sets it back to R7). In power options I slide the slider to the Max. Has anybody any solution for this problem? Thank youSorry for my English

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