As Win10 chronicle 1803 rattles by a delinquent beta-testing phase, it’s snagged another plant — Intel’s aging SSD6 solid-state drives. Both Microsoft and Intel now acknowledge that using Win10 chronicle 1803 on Intel 600p or Pro 6000p is a recipe for disaster.
Some Surface Pro (2017) models boat with “bad” Intel SSD Pro 6000p drives. Customers are angry about freezes with Win10 chronicle 1803 — and a Microsoft support folks don’t have a idea what’s causing a problem. Now we know.
Here’s how a play unfolded.
Win10 chronicle 1803 has been in beta contrast for centuries, in internet time. The “final” version, build 17134.1, entered a Windows Insider Fast ring roughly a month ago, on Apr 16. In a variety of mixed-up build numbers, Win10 chronicle 1803 has been strictly pushed given Apr 30. Why did it take so prolonged to figure out that a 600p and Pro 6000p means problems?
Surely somebody during Microsoft and some other physique during Intel contingency be contrast these things, right? Shirley.
Some Surface Pro (2017) computers boat with Intel SSD Pro 6000p drives. Shirley somebody during Microsoft tested those, too, didn’t they?
It’s tough for me to suppose Microsoft shipping a new chronicle of Win10 though contrast it on a latest Surface Pro 2017 devices. we mean, c’mon. We aren’t articulate rocket scholarship here.
I initial heard about a problem on May 7, when a “Microsoft Agent” (love that term) named Lonnie_L posted on a MS Answers forum:
When attempting to ascent to Window 10 Apr 2018 Update name inclination with certain Intel SSDs might enter a UEFI shade reboot or pile-up repeatedly.
Microsoft is now restraint some Intel SSDs from installing a Apr 2018 Update due to a famous disfavour that might means opening and fortitude issues. There is no workaround for this issue. If we have encountered this issue, we can hurl behind to Windows 10, chronicle 1709 and wait for a fortitude before attempting to implement a Apr 2018 Update again.
Microsoft is now operative on a fortitude that will be supposing in a nearby destiny Windows Update, after that these inclination will be means to implement a Apr 2018 Update
Yesterday, May 10, we perceived a poke from a Microsoft PR person, indicating to a same Answers forum post. It’s been mutated to say:
When attempting to ascent to a Windows 10 Apr 2018 Update, name inclination with Intel SSD 600p Series or Intel SSD Pro 6000p Series might pile-up and enter a UEFI shade after reboot.
Microsoft is operative with OEM partners and Intel to brand and retard inclination with Intel SSD 600p Series or Intel SSD Pro 6000p Series from installing a Apr 2018 Update due to a know disfavour that might means opening and fortitude issues. If we have encountered this issue, follow a stairs to reinstall a prior handling system (Windows 10, chronicle 1709).
Microsoft is now operative on a fortitude that will concede a Apr 2018 Update on these inclination in a nearby future.
Looking during a post, you’d have no approach to know when or how it was modified. Commenting on a subject has always been close off. See how that works?
So now we know that a 600p SSDs don’t like Win10 chronicle 1803. It took Microsoft 8 days to acknowledge a problem, and dual some-more days to brief a beans about that drives aren’t copacetic.
But a play doesn’t stop there. Surface Pro (2017) owners have been angry about blue screens when they try to ascent to Win10 chronicle 1803. For example, on May 6, eljeffe58 posted this on a MS Answers forum:
I only got a SP 2017 during Best Buy. we returned a initial one cuz after she updated to build 1803 we could not shun BSOD’s. we returned her after a few days and a new one has a same thing. we easy behind to a 1709 she came with and will try not to let her refurbish until a new refurbish supersedes a 1803 mess. we also could not get a refurbish downloads to simply finish though using a repair it troubleshooter and/or only rebooting. A genuine disaster if we ask me. we adore a SP 2017 though hatred a updates and unequivocally hatred a BSOD during work in a center of assisting a client.. Thanks.
Later in a thread, eljeffe58 says his brand-spanking-new Surface Pro 2017 has an . Intel SSDPEBKF128G7 SSD. BCVHOG says he has an SSDPEBKF256G7. Both of those indication numbers are Intel Pro 6000p SSDs.
That’s not a misfortune of it. Microsoft’s tech support on that thread hasn’t helped one whit. On May 9, eljeffe58 reports that he perceived a Service Request series from Microsoft Surface Technical Support about “the BSOD that a Surface inclination with i5 processor are experiencing with a new Windows chronicle 1803.”
You don’t say.
At slightest a bug presentation now appears on a central build 17134.48 page. Wonder when that was changed?
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