12.5 C
New York
Saturday, July 4, 2020
Home News USB drive issue blocks some PCs from receiving Windows 10 May 2019...

USB drive issue blocks some PCs from receiving Windows 10 May 2019 update

Microsoft Image Gallery/Microsoft

A USB drive issue has resulted in the blocking of some PCs from receiving the upcoming May 2019 Windows 10 update.

According to TechRadar, while the May 2019 update for Windows 10 hasn’t been released to the public yet, the update is already being blocked from being received by certain PCs due to a particularly worrying USB drive error.

Essentially, for PCs with USB devices or SD cards connected to them, the forthcoming update has an error that Windows will incorrectly re-assign different letters to each drive of a given computer. Windows normally assigns each drive a letter (including external drives). This update error would change those letter assignments and, as TechRadar notes, could cause “damage when the PC is looking for files on a certain drive which are no longer there because it has been reassigned a different letter.”

As a result of the discovery of this issue, Microsoft blocked “eligible computers that have an external USB device or SD memory card attached” from receiving the May 2019 Windows 10 update. Microsoft addressed its decision to do so via a Windows support post last updated on Tuesday, April 23.

Microsoft’s Windows support post was written to address why some PCs displayed an error message when some Windows users attempted to install the latest Windows 10 update. The error message that should pop up for the USB drive error should state the following: “This PC can’t be upgraded to Windows 10.”

The Windows support post does mention a workaround for the USB drive issue: Users can simply remove the external drives (USB or SD cards) and then restart the installation of the May 2019 update.

Microsoft also stated that the current status of the update’s USB drive error is that it should be resolved “in a future servicing update for Windows 10.” A date for this servicing update has not been announced. Windows Insiders can expect the issue to be resolved in build 18877 “and later builds.”

This isn’t the first time a Windows 10 update faced a rocky start. The October 2018 update had an even worse issue to grapple with when it first came out: Users reported that their files had been deleted after receiving the update. Hopefully, the rollout of the May 2019 update will be much smoother since the USB drive error was found before its official release.

Editors’ Recommendations

  • Windows 10 error messages are finally about to become more useful
  • Microsoft finally accepts that nobody safely removes USB devices
  • Metro Exodus update brings DLSS improvements to Nvidia RTX 20-series PCs
  • Windows 10 October 2018 Update is only installed on 12 percent of PCs
  • How to transfer your photos from an Android phone to a PC







Latest

Here’s every U.S. city with 5G coverage right now

Kicking off the next generation of wireless.All of the major U.S. carriers are hard at work on their 5G strategy.

Here’s everything you need to know about 5G on T-Mobile and Sprint

T-Mobile is taking the lead in 5GT-Mobile has one of the most ambitious 5G plans of any carrier out there

PGA Tour: How to watch the 2020 Rocket Mortgage Classic online

After resuming play just four weeks ago, the PGA Tour is heading to Detroit this weekend for the second edition

Hoverwatch keylogger for Android

A keylogger Android application is basically any software or program that allows you to monitor or watch the keystrokes of someone else by recording these keystrokes while they use their Android smartphones. The application then allows you access to the recorded information. Since the whole point of a keylogger Android app is to be able to monitor someone without their knowledge, keylogger applications have enhanced features that ensure that the monitoring process is carried out in a stealthy manner. We shall go into full details of the features and particularly those of the Hoverwatch keylogger for Android later on in the article.When it comes to the legality of using hacking software programs such as the keylogger Android application, such programs are for one legal to own or possess. However, when a keylogger App is used for criminal purposes such as identity theft or stealing then the use of such application is illegal and thus punishable under federal law as well as state laws. It is an offense to secretly install a keylogger on another person’s phone.Using information that has been illicitly obtained from a keylogger application is also an offense on its own. It is however important to take note that in some states the surreptitious use of keylogger apps is legal and especially so in an employer-employee relationship.About the Hoverwatch keylogger Android applicationKeylogger programs can sound so intimidating particularly because a lot of computer lingua is associated with programs of this kind. It would not therefore come as a shock to wonder whether the use of a keylogger Android application and in this case Hoverwatch, requires any special knowledge whatsoever in the installation and use of such apps.If you have a similar question or doubts as to the same then the answer is simply that no special know how or skills is required for one to install and use Hoverwatch. Hoverwatch is a completely user-friendly application and just about anyone from a guru down to a lay man can make their way through the Hoverwatch app.Navigation through the Hoverwatch application is also particularly made easier with the step by step guide on the process of installation as well as use that is available in Hoverwatch.com website.There is so much ease with how you can get data from any Android phone with Hoverwatch keylogger for Android. All you have to do after installing Hoverwatch in any phone you would like to monitor is to log in to your Hoverwatch online account.This could be from any device and the result is that you will get access to all the information that has been recorded from the phone you are monitoring. And just like that you will have all the data without breaking a sweat. Isn’t that very easy?Now that some basic information about Hoverwatch has been established it is time to get into the details of some of the features that have been integrated into the Hoverwatch keylogger application for Android . These features include:The invisibility featureThis is the most essential feature of Hoverwatch keylogger Android App. This particular feature ensures that the Hoverwatch app stays hidden so that your monitoring activities stay hidden from those being monitored. This in turn means that accurate information is obtained and especially for parental control purposes.Tracking of text messages and callsWith this feature you can track all the outgoing as well as incoming calls and text messages. It also allows you to view any images sent via MMS from your personal Hoverwatch account.Geolocation featureThe specialty of this feature is in physical tracking; that is, you can get the geographical location of the monitored Android device just from your account.SIM card replacementThe SIM replacement feature proves helpful by allowing you to still be able to monitor an Android device even after a SIM card is replaced or even removed by the user of the monitored device.Whatsapp, Facebook and viber trackingConversations held through these mobile applications including all the images, videos and audios shared are recorded and made accessible to your online account thanks to this feature.Tracking of up to five devicesAn installation of the Hoverwatch parental control gives you the opportunity to monitor a maximum of five devices.Other features of the Hoverwatch keylogger app include;Front camera photoSnapchat spyContacts trackingAndroid screenshotsTodo list trackingPhone internet history trackingSupport and pricing policy of the Hoverwatch keylogger Android applicationThe Hoverwatch support application provided for in the Hoverwatch website goes a long way in promoting the user friendliness of both the website and the app. Here is where the step by step guide on the installation process for the Hoverwatch keylogger Android app is contained.It is also at this section that any inquiries from the users can be made. Removal instructions are also contained in this section in the event someone would like to uninstall the Hoverwatch application.The pricing policy of the Hoverwatch keylogger Android application is categorized into three plans that is; the personal, business as well as professional plans. Each of these plans then has subcategories of a one month plan, three months plan and lastly a twelve months plan. It is absolutely up to each individual user to evaluate and choose a plan that best suits them.In conclusion, knowing the activities and whereabouts of our loved ones is very vital if at all we are to ensure that they are safe and protected at all times. One way of doing this is through keylogger Android applications such as Hoverwatch.Great care should however be exercised by users in terms of understanding the scope of the privacy laws in one’s state. Use of the Hoverwatch app for ulterior motives should be refrained and if not the liability of such use falls entirely on the user. If you are searching for a keylogger app for Android then you should definitely give the Hoverwatch keylogger Android application a try.