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    Optical Drive Not Detected After Update

    What The Folgers!!!!

    Recently, on three separate computers, after updates were installed, my DVD/CD was not recognized.

    Following "help" on the web seems to only result in step by step frustration and the feeling that the last nugget of support will suggest I write my own base code.

    Does this happen on a regular basis to anyone else?

    Note: on the other machines the drives were eventually back up but by no direct intervention by me.

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    Haven't had that particular issue. However for 3 months now I've had Windows monthly KBs that refuse to install on my desktop. Period. Not loading them manually, not re-downloading, not wiping WinUpdate's brains...nothing will get them to apply. Windows help is useless, as ever.

    Went back to running Linux on my desktop. Good riddance.


    I presume this is the new Windows 10 update for September?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marc View Post

    I presume this is the new Windows 10 update for September?
    Yup, it's almost brand new and started slurping updates almost immediately after being plugged in. Indeed, I don't believe that you could distinguish between installations and updates save for accept/decline popups which you mosly accept.

    The other machines have updated without incident (laptop is rarely used so it might go crappers the next time it's flipped on).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Akirasho View Post
    Yup, it's almost brand new and started slurping updates almost immediately after being plugged in. Indeed, I don't believe that you could distinguish between installations and updates save for accept/decline popups which you mosly accept.

    The other machines have updated without incident (laptop is rarely used so it might go crappers the next time it's flipped on).
    I have a Microsoft Surface...and it has been mostly trouble free WRT updates...except last year for 2 months the keyboard didn't work due to a firmware update--device just outright refused to talk to it.
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    I need a new business computer BADLY, however, it has to be a windows due to the software I run for invoicing and book keeping. Current machine is Win7 but it will be a VERY cold day in hell before I use Win10 on my last desktop I bought it the day Win7 was released, about a hundred years ago.
    Of course I'm sure...that doesn't mean I'm right.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Touch0Gray View Post
    I need a new business computer BADLY, however, it has to be a windows due to the software I run for invoicing and book keeping. Current machine is Win7 but it will be a VERY cold day in hell before I use Win10 on my last desktop I bought it the day Win7 was released, about a hundred years ago.
    On the newest machine the browser (IE11) crashes a lot but restores. I'm old and don't trust Edge and don't want different browsers on different machines... oh and it has not held a browser history since day one so I guess I can surf all the porn I want without discovery.

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