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More APX CPS and Windows fun & games

dgruver911

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Jun 4, 2004
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Newton, KS
Well here we go again....apparently a recent Windows update is causing APX CPS not to open. The splash screen appears then nothing, you can see it running in Task manager, but it does not appear on the taskbar and you can't find the program window anywhere. After spending 2 days with Motorola Tech Support and our IT Department, their fix is to wipe the computer and reload an older version of Windows 10 pro. The build that hoses everything is 10.0.19041. A second laptop is running 10.0.18362 and having no issues. They had me uninstall the CPS and all instances of SQL Server and also shut down the BFE and Windows Defender services, to no avail. And apparently you can't just roll back a build update. Be warned.....
 

GTR8000

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Ditto, no issues here with numerous installs of 19041 + R21.40.00

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Tech21

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I have like 7 versions of APX CPS installed on my work laptop. When you update, APX doesn't uninstall previous versions. It just installs a new one. Also Windows 10, most current version of windows.
 

dgruver911

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Jun 4, 2004
Messages
361
Location
Newton, KS
Well I'm glad you all live in a perfect world. Just like USB cable issue that several said didn't exist. I'm here to tell you, and Motorola will agree, that both issues were and are a problem. Reformatting the laptop with Windows 10.0.18362 has fixed the issue for now. Am also turning off wifi so it won't even try to update.
 

cmjonesinc

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Apr 25, 2011
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Am also turning off wifi so it won't even try to update.
No need for all that. Just block the ip's in windows firewall

Or better yet just delete the registry key for HKLM\System\CurrentcontrolSet\services\wuauserv and win update will no longer start.
 
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