Question Issues with update?

Apr 10, 2019
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New issue: After clean install I went to change my display from the 720 recommended to 1080 and it wasnt an option (it had been in the several installs before) so I checked for a windows update and there was a list of them. They all downloaded and stated pending install except the ninvidia display driver update which was stuck at 58% downloading. I left it alone and came back after about 45mins and found it said updates failed so I hit the retry button. Suddenly the screen went to 1080 (everything got smaller like the previous times i had set the display to 1080 during past windows 10 installs) but i could not pull up the settings screen anymore. It was still pinned to the task bar. Only thing I could access was start menu so I restarted it from there. On reboot I would get past motherboard screen to a black screen with my mouse cursor and that's it. No windows logo, no sign in. Just a black screen with a logo. I have reinstalled windows 10 twice now to find the same sequence of events after attempting to update it. Any thoughts?
 

Colif

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how old is your installer? If you haven't updated it recently, it might be a few versions behind - windows updates versions every 6 or so months, next one due in May. Every version update includes all of the previous updates so you only really need to install 4 or so updates when you fresh install win 10.

On another PC, download the Windows 10 media creation tool and use it to make a win 10 installer on USB

see if you get a different result
 
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