Forum discussion tagged with update.
  1. FlameTail

    Question What are the odds that my phone will get bricked in a software update?

    So my phone is ready to upgrade to the next version of Android, which is a MAJOR software update. So i am asking what are the chances that my phone will be bricked in the process? Note: I am not trying to install a custom Android OS like Lineage or do some other crazy thing. Just getting the...
  2. EXCellR8

    Unable to Install Windows Update KB4505903 (Windows 10 Pro x64)

    I touched upon my difficulties with this update in another thread, but since it wasn't relevant to the topic I figured it was best to just start a dedicated thread. *specification of PC in question is listed signature, line #1* Normally I wouldn't make a stink about an update not working, and...
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    Lenovo Tab 4 Plus 8 - Unexplained high storage use

    Lenovo Tab 4 Plus 8 - Unexplained high storage use I got my new Lenovo Tab 4 Plus 8 a couple of weeks ago. It's running Nougat 7.1.1 After initial setup, I uninstalled some apps, mostly the Microsoft Office trialware and Skype. When I finished this, I had about 7.8 GB of used space on the 16...
  4. D

    A solution for Spectre

    We have been receiving those half-baked Spectre patches for two months. But in reality, the problem likely isn't solved, not by far. The current solutions for Spectre are just attempts by Intel and AMD to avoid legal prosecution, by claiming that the processors still work at their intended...
  5. Ketchup

    FIXED: Creators Update Not Installing - Incompatible App Was the Cause

    FIXED: See post #9. This is on the rig in my sig, currently running Windows 10 build 14393.969. It installed fine on one other machine I tried - a laptop. I followed the link in the availability the message from Windows Update. On the desktop, the app just kept restarting. Goes all the way to...
  6. M

    Alternate solution to Windows 7 update stuck OR not-working

    The solution (for me) in a nutshell: install KB3050265 / reboot / install KB3135445 / reboot I wrote all of the below before I saw the "Fix for windows 7 update" sticky here on Anandtech. I'm going to post anyways to relate what worked for me. It's an alternate fix. As I say below one of the...