Windows 10: a recent update can cause big problems
Windows 10 security update KB4532693 makes files disappear and poses startup problems for some users.
In recent months Its observed that Microsoft has been chained problems one after the another during the deployment session of its updates. The American company has not finished, since a recent security update, deployed a few days ago, poses new concerns.
On the Microsoft support forums, many users have complained of losing files or having problems starting their machine after installing the patch KB4532693.
Unable to delete files and start up
After installing the famous patch from the Windows 10 update utility, several people said that the Start menu of the operating system had been reset to its default settings. Worse, other users have seen all the files saved on the OS desktop disappear.
The problem is, in fact, due to the fact that Windows renames the user directory or loads a temporary user profile, thereby removing all files and shortcut icons from the desktop and the Start menu.
But if some users affected by the problem managed to find their data by uninstalling the patch, restarting their machine several times, or by going to look for their data directly in the correct temporary directory, others were not so lucky.
Also on the Microsoft forums issue about update, Many users affected by the problem and indicate that they were unable to recover the data deleted by the update. Even worse, other users have complained that their computers simply don’t start anymore, or display a Blue Screen of Death (BSOD), in other words, a blue screen.
To return to normal, the only possible solution for the moment would be to pause the updates of the operating system for a while, and to manually uninstall the update of Windows 10 causing the problem.