1. Mike deTomaso's Avatar
    All the newer Windows 10 builds including Windows 10 build 15042 for desktop install so many duplicate devices that my system runs out of resources and cannot install the needed devices. I tried to delete the duplicates to free up resources, but after rebooting Windows reinstalls them. The last build that works for me is 14986. All the Windows 10 insider builds before 14986 have also worked fine.

    Also tried a clean installation of 15002 and had the same problem.

    Any ideas?

    Mike
    Last edited by Mike deTomaso; 02-25-2017 at 08:21 PM.
    02-25-2017 01:07 PM
  2. Shaheen Fazal's Avatar
    HI MIke,

    I had the same issue with duplicates *.cpl files . Please remove the Old Windows folder from your C: if its exists. To follow that on a recommended way , please follow Windows center post for that.

    http://forums.windowscentral.com/win...823.1487766790

    Its worth mentioning here that , I was not able to open setting as well start menu , but after removing that folder all is well.
    Thanks
    shaheen
    02-27-2017 01:24 AM
  3. Mike deTomaso's Avatar
    Shaheen,

    Thanks for the information. I followed the instructions to remove the old files and I'm trying 15042 again. Hope it works, if not I'll need to do another clean install with the 14986 ISO. No easy rollback with the old files removed.

    Mike
    02-27-2017 07:15 PM
  4. Mike deTomaso's Avatar
    Did not work. Will need to go back to 14986 using the ISO.
    02-28-2017 09:41 AM
  5. Mike deTomaso's Avatar
    After I went back to 14986 everything worked fine. So then I tried installing 15002 ISO with the disk formatted and that did not work because of duplicate devices.

    Apparently the Windows 10 install/update process after 14986 no longer works with the test machine I've been using from the very start of the Microsoft Insider program. Strange! That will be a big problem for Microsoft later this year when there are a zillion computers around the world that can no longer run Windows 10!!
    02-28-2017 03:08 PM
  6. Mike deTomaso's Avatar
    15046 does not work ether. :-(
    03-01-2017 03:24 PM
  7. Mike deTomaso's Avatar
    Nor 15060! :-(
    03-16-2017 08:37 PM
  8. Mike deTomaso's Avatar
    Nor 15063. :-( Formatted the hard drive and installed from ISO. Rolled it back to Windows 7 and I guess it will stay that way.
    03-30-2017 09:11 PM

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