KSC Free update broke Win10 [Solved][Closed]

  • 27 February 2020
  • 4 replies

Installed new KSC Free to replace KAV Free.

Installation OK, restarted and install seemed to complete normally. Responded to main network KSC prompt (allow).

Then a KSC window appeared (something with a “do not prompt for 30 minutes” checkbox near the bottom and Windows froze with no response. Waited several minutes, but system did not respond at all.

Forced reboot. Win10 was broken, unbootable, and automated repair could not fix. Chose a restore point and restored. Chrome would not start, had to uninstall-reinstall.

Alienware Area 51m

Win10 Pro v1909 (build 18363.657)


Best answer by Flood and Flood's wife 27 February 2020, 08:46

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Hello @Beltway,


Please post back?

Thank you:pray_tone3:


Did not remove KAV Free first. Probably would have been better instead of allowing KSC to uninstall.

No compatibility problems indicated.

GSI & Logs attached, thanks for your attention and help.

Userlevel 7
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Hello Beltway,

You’re most welcome!
Thank you for the information & the data:ok_hand_tone3:
Please remove the data from the cloud & delete the link by “editing” your previous reply.
I'll update your post in due course.
Thank you:pray_tone3:

Great help from FLOOD behind the scenes, thank you!