Windows 10 Anniversary Update freezing on some systems with SSD + HDD

Posted on Tuesday, Aug 16 2016 @ 14:39 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
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The Register reports some users with a solid state disk are encountering issues with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. It appears that if Windows 10 is stored on a SSD, but you also have a HDD with programs and data, the new operating system can exhibit issues with freezing. So far, there's no fix and Microsoft recommends a rollback, which apparently caused even bigger issues for some users:
Microsoft's advice has had mixed results.

Kjl1956 writing on the same answers site admitted to a successful rollback, but PaulQ_602, who detailed his machine as an Acer VN7 laptop with 256 SSD and a 1Tb HD, both using Bitlocker, hit a wall.

PaulQ_602w wrote: "I tried to roll back and it destroyed my system. Hung up in the process. It wouldn't boot again. I had to wipe the entire SSD and start over with a clean install of Win 10 (anniversary edition unfortunately). It was freezing again soon after, but I managed to go over an hour last night with no freezing then I had to leave it. I'm going to get back on it after work and see if it's freezing again.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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