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  • Sun, Apr 26 2020 5:23 PM

    • TVJohn
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    Windows 10 20H1 Impending release

    It appears this release will have system file changes that could impact Media Composer performance,unlike the previous fall update that revised features. At this point the release should be "optional" rather than force fed. If you manually engage Windows Update for the prime interest of security patches and Defender definations, be alert for the optional download and install of the Windows revision update, and avoid clicking on it.

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  • Sun, Apr 26 2020 9:31 PM In reply to

    Re: Windows 10 20H1 Impending release

    Thanks very much for this important info, TVJohn.

    Today my workstation completed the force-feeding of 1909. 

    After reading your post, I set my Avanced Update setting (the one beneath the "pause" options, to the maximum of 365 days, as I am trying to use  MC v2018.12 for the foreseeable (?) future.

    Do you suggest I try to "roll back" to what I had two days ago? If so, do you know where the setting to do that is found?

    I got a lot to learn about the OS upgrade policies for individual licensees.

    I think my AVG may have been simply over-riding my Win 10 Pro settings... possibly including that upcoming 365-day block-all I just added.

    anyway, thanks for the heads up. this new update is coming in July, according to MicroSoft support. Does that sound right?

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  • Mon, Apr 27 2020 12:18 AM In reply to

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    Re: Windows 10 20H1 Impending release

    Telegram!:
    this new update is coming in July, according to MicroSoft support. Does that sound right?

    No.  If they're still on schedule that should be 20H2.

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  • Mon, Apr 27 2020 1:18 AM In reply to

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    Re: Windows 10 20H1 Impending release

    I'm going to update to 20h1 and give it a go. But I'm also going to do a full system backup before hand, just in case.

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  • Tue, Apr 28 2020 3:10 AM In reply to

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    Re: Windows 10 20H1 Impending release

    Dave, same here, I do not have serious production commitments, so a little ledge walking adds some spice.

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  • Thu, May 28 2020 6:01 PM In reply to

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    Re: Windows 10 20H1 Impending release

    Windows Feature Update 2004 released today via Windows update.

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  • Mon, Jun 8 2020 7:33 PM In reply to

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    Re: Windows 10 20H1 Impending release

    Hi

    Has anyone completed the May 2020 Windows update yet ?

    And is it compatible with MC 2020.5?

    Is it recommended?

    Ta

    Neil 

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  • Mon, Jun 8 2020 8:06 PM In reply to

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    Re: Windows 10 20H1 Impending release

    If your system is not affected by it, it is available as a download. If it is, as in my case with the ZBook (something about the internal sound card) then it clearly states it is not available yet and will be when it's sorted. I should imagine it is fine, if it is available and would not be advisable, if it is not, to circumvent Windows recommendation to seek it out manually. Avid seem no longer to issue update advisories, so we're a bit on our own here.

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  • Wed, Jun 10 2020 7:15 AM In reply to

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    Re: Windows 10 20H1 Impending release

    Hi, on my Dell G3 3590 laptop, MC 2019.12, windows 10 update seems to make Media Compser crush whenever activating full screen playback.

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  • Thu, Jun 10 2021 11:17 AM In reply to

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    Re: Windows 10 20H1 Impending release

    DStone:

    I'm going to update to 20h1 and give it a go. But I'm also going to do a full system backup before hand, just in case.

    hi Dave! hope all is well! did you update to 21H1 successfully? any problems to report or should we be able to update safely to it?

     

    thank you in advance for your answer

  • Thu, Jun 10 2021 4:43 PM In reply to

    Re: Windows 10 20H1 Impending release

    Im running 21H1 on a few systems trouble free.

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  • Wed, Jun 16 2021 12:21 AM In reply to

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    Re: Windows 10 20H1 Impending release

    Hi Pat,

    I'm running 20H2 and crashing on exit. DX Nitris Driver I think.

    Adobe stopped working on previous builds which was my reason for updating....joy.

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  • Wed, Jun 16 2021 2:04 PM In reply to

    Re: Windows 10 20H1 Impending release

    Hello,

    I am running MediaComposer 2021-5 on a HP Z840 Workstation with Intel Xeon 2667 and 128 GB Memory.

    Today after an automated Windows Update to 20H1, I couldn't operate my AVID any longer. It gets "Out of Memory" when I open it. Windows Indexing is switched to manual.
     Any thoughts?

    Thank you

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  • Wed, Jun 16 2021 10:00 PM In reply to

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    Re: Windows 10 20H1 Impending release

    Hi Sefan,

    I was booting with 20H1, but very slow start up.

    I gather my problem is Dx Nitris related. Crashed system on each MC shutdown.

    Be careful doing a windows rollback. I followed instruction but it killed my OS totally...Harry

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  • Thu, Jun 17 2021 6:50 AM In reply to

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    Re: Windows 10 20H1 Impending release

    Pat Horridge:

    Im running 21H1 on a few systems trouble free.

    Same here - infact it's been the most stable Windows so far but then that's been the case for a while. 20H2 was fine too. There was an optional update for 21H1 that apparently messed with the taskbar but I avoid optional updates. I used to use the full poweres of Pro to delay updates but I don't bother with that now.

     

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