Windows Problems after Update KB3000850

There have been many reports on multiple forums about the Windows Update KB3000850 causing issues to systems. The problem in this case is that the problems are for many different but all seem to result from this Windows Update

Please see the correct situation for you below.

Situation 1: Your system still hangs / is stuck in the Windows Update

We normally do not advice it and I don’t like doing it, but you should Hard Reset your system by holding the power button for approximately 10 seconds, then some seconds later boot it again.

 

Situation 2: Your can no longer access your computer (log-in / access files)

It’s recommended that you try to remove the Windows Update through the Advamced Repair options of Windows. You can read here how to access that.

1. Once in the Advanced Repair Option (Read here how). Choose Troubleshoot

2. Then once in Troubleshoot choose the option System Restore

3. Now pick the most recent restoration point Windows has generated.

 

Wait for the restoration process to complete, this could take some minutes to hours. See if the problem is gone after you executed these steps, if not click the button Ask Help below and a Windows Expert will advice you further.

 

Situation 3: You can still access your computer.

It´s recommended to remove the installed update from your system.

1. Open the right charm bar and choose Settings, Then choose Control Panel

2. Once in Control Panel click on Programs

Control Panel: Programs Windows Problems after Update KB3000850  KB3000850

Control Panel: Programs

3. Now click on View Installed Updates

View Installed Updates Windows Problems after Update KB3000850  KB3000850

View Installed Updates

4. Now find KB3000850 in the list and remove it from your system.

 

See if the problem is gone after you executed these steps, if not click the button Ask Help below and a Windows Expert will advice you further.

 

My situation is not listed above

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Yuri Pustjens
Yuri Pustjens
2014, 2015 & 2016 Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Windows Yuri specializes in troubleshooting (crash analysis and devices), system resource utilisation and system performance. He is also very interested in Customer Security. Yuri can be found as Windows Community Moderator and Wiki Author on Microsoft Answers and is active on different communities all across the web.

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