Avast and Microsoft identified the issue which allowed Avast to fix the issue. Samuel687 - The best thing for you to do at the current time is to contact your Avast vendor or partner, or , for the next steps in migration to if you are planning to apply the Windows update Samuel687 wrote: Hi Peter Avast Thank you very much for your reply. Updated to add links to business support I raised a ticket and the support told me: During the installation of the Spring Creators Update users will be prompted by Microsoft to uninstall Endpoint Protection due to no longer being compatible. The update went through fine. Having a list of known programs with compatibility issues or perhaps hardware could be of help. Now, there appears to be an official note on the Avast forum that says Microsoft has blocked forced upgrades to 1803 on machines running the software.
If you are asked what you want to keep, make sure you tell it to keep everything! I have recovered all files and applications. I have done all of the suggested todos scans, reboots etc and cannot get past this. To me a solution is never to wipe the system or try an update a different way. I installed the April 2018 1803 upgrade update today. If the update is failing there is a reason and that should be something that can be fixed.
On your other computer, go to and click on Download tool now. The update should resolve any blank desktop or select keyboard layout issue that may be experienced without it. If you are asked what you want to keep, make sure you tell it to keep everything! That has not helped on this dell. As for Avast, if you already have the April update, try not to install it now. Earlier this week, Microsoft told us that they are investigating the reports. They suggest to migrate to avast for business and that means Endpoint protection is dead. Also note, was that attempted fix done before the proper fix came out? Once I got the password snafu worked out, the avastclear.
And then choose the other option Windows 10 on volume X. I think we are destined to forever see your message, because obviously, if we accept or your cookies are removed, the message will surely come up again and again? Once completed, the computer should be back to normal, and fully up-to-date. That should have the fix in it. Alternatively, you can also use Windows Defender on your device until Microsoft comes up with a fix to the issue. Not sure how long this will last though. I am able to manually download and install most updates, but not all. So, it is not an immediate issue, however, the End-Of-Life for Avast Endpoint Protection is December 31st, 2018, so migrations to Avast Business need to occur! The only thing which is followed is not to reboot during the working hours that are set.
Hi David,still shows a few days later Updates are available. Trying to work through any resolutions actually caused a complete op sys failure. The password issue I posted about earlier turned out to be an easy one to resolve. After doing so, a few options are given, including to 'boot from another operating system'. According to Avast, an element of Windows 10 April 2018 Update is incompatible with the Avast Behavior Shield and is causing issues. I do a Minimal install, sometimes disable Behavior Shield, and add the Mail Shield and the Software Updater the only add-on that I find useful. As noted above, the computers with Avast antivirus could be bricked when trying to upgrade to Windows 10 April 2018 Update.
Now to bypass the Avast Problem in Windows 10 April 2018 Update 1803, go through the given-below steps carefully. If you have some more tips or solutions to fix any problems of Avast in Windows 10 April Update 2018, please drop them in the comments section below. Avast published instructions for customers that tried the upgrade already and face a blue screen or other issues caused by the incompatibility. Booted into safe mode and after searching for the file on the disk identified this as an Avast driver. But I am angry that this happened. Microsoft breaks their own software also and requires reinstallation and new versions of certain software with every feature update. If you do not remove Avast, then the update will abort.
A backup allows you to go back to the previous version of Windows without having to rely on Windows' own rollback functionality which does not work all the time. That got me right in. I found that I needed to use my live. After removing Avast from our computers, the loop is gone and we can boot into Windows 10 normally again. While that got my system back completely cleaned —luckily I save personal files to an external drive , it is without my original Microsoft Office package. You can always delay the deployment of Windows 10 April 2018 Update. We are of the belief that Avast is to blame - this problem has only occurred on systems that attempted the 1803 upgrade in the last two days.
Along with facing , users also encounter complications such as or. You could also uninstall Avast before you run the upgrade and reinstall the software after the upgrade completed successfully. Right click on that and select Properties 4. Nothing seems to get it going. I have a problem with windows update.