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[WIN10] Windows 10 Mega thread

Discussion in 'Windows Operating Systems' started by MR CHILLED, Jan 15, 2014.

  1. metamorphosis

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    One thing I've found is that "Fast boot" actually slows down booting on SSD drives (or is at least the same in terms of speed).
    And it's also problematic in terms of not allowing the computer to apply updates on shutdown (you have to 'restart' instead), and creating this messy long pause between the screen turning off and the machine actually turning off while it writes the ram to the disk - meaning many people will acccidentally turn it off at the wall before the machines fully shut down. Bad design.
    I think its the new readyboost.
     
  2. power

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    it's just another failed sleep/hibernation state imo.
     
  3. ChinoPD

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    "Fast boot" is one of many options I check after patching. I always disable it but it keeps getting enabled. I check the security and privacy settings as well from top to bottom.
     
  4. power

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    i just disable hibernation completely - no fast boot to be seen.
     
  5. GoneFishin22

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    1909 is live now - going in, wish me luck............................

    Later edit: it must have had a lot of it DLed already because 5minutes later and a normal length restart.............
    Clipboard01.jpg

    Update history is a lot more detailed (finally) with sub-sections and date stamps.
     
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  6. ChinoPD

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    Pretty sure I have disabled hibernation and sleep in advanced power configurations. I'll double check.
     
  7. power

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    from an admin cmd "powercfg.exe /h off"
     
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  8. ChinoPD

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    That's the one, cheers mate.
     
  9. GoneFishin22

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    For those taking the plunge it seems things are a lot more organised this time around (from the community perspective) If you're experiencing any issues installing the Windows 10 November 2019 Update, this guide will help you to troubleshoot and fix virtually any problem.;
    Windows 10 November 2019 Update common problems and how to fix them
    https://www.windowscentral.com/windows-10-november-2019-update-common-problems-and-how-fix-them
     
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  10. BurningFeetMan

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    I've done that procedure on countless customer computers, the ones who all invested in < 120GB SSD drives a few years back :lol:
     
  11. Recharge

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    why disable hibernation?
     
  12. metamorphosis

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    Disabling hibernation gives you back some disk space, but Fast Boot isn't hibernation.
    It uses a partial hibernation to avoid reinitialising some Win10 subsystems at boot (I believe).
    Hibernation is also a bit pointless on an SSD, doesn't save much time.

    This video from an ex-microsoft employee is interesting:
    TLDR: Bad management, dumb cost-cutting measures, incompetent upper management.

     
  13. power

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    why keep it?
     
  14. Recharge

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    well, my system is a 1st gen 1336 I7 960, I DO notice a difference in boot time with hybernation, over not, with a brand new samsing SSD.
    so yea. that's why. and having shit already then when I power on instead of loading shit.
     
  15. flu!d

    flu!d KDE Neon 5.16

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    I don't need hibernation as I never turn my PC off.
     
  16. GoneFishin22

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    Four out of five PCs in the house to 1909 and no issues to note.
     
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    Hibernation and standby and the two things I basically turn off straight away on a new build. Unnecessary for me, and I've found them buggy.
     
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  18. BurningFeetMan

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    I'm a big fan of Hibernation on my laptop, go out of my way to turn it on for when I shut the lid of my device.
     
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    Ummm... why did win10 randomly delete a folder?
     
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    Which one?
     

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