Windows 10 Users facing computer freezing issue after the April Update!

With every new launch update, bring along with it few issues- Windows 10 April update brings the same. Some of them are major bugs whereas some are the minor bugs which make the computer useless. In a recent user reports disclose that Windows 10 version 1803 is nag by the random freezes which is seems to be triggered by the Google Chrome browser.

Among the Windows 10 users, Google Chrome seems to be the most popular browser. Microsoft is trying to convince the users to switch to Edge. Despite all efforts, around 60% of Chrome is used up by Windows 10 users as a default browser. Even the new Edge features and improvements made couldn’t change the user’s mind.


These random freezes may convince the users to shift to a different browser, temporarily. Sometimes, Google Chrome gets freeze in Windows 10 April update with no confirmation solution to it.

Considering the ongoing war between MS-Edge vs. Google Chrome, some users had made fun of it and commented that these bugs are Microsoft’s self-made issues, to make the users switch to Edge. One of the users even recommended navigating to User\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data (Symbolic Link) in Explorer, before initiating Chrome fix issue. Nevertheless, this quick solution doesn’t provide solution to all the users, still one can go for try.

These freezes affect other Windows 10 components that include Office, Excel, Device Manger, and many others, but still all are related to having Google Chrome open. These issues are considered as optimization issues. Microsoft and Chrome are still left to consider these problems.

How to fix Windows 10 April update issues?

The best way to get the latest launched Windows 10 is to use the Windows Update option. But sometimes, you may face issues like an error message that won’t let you to install the new version, properly.

There is a possibility of numerous errors occurring and all will be different from one another. However, if the user is facing issues then the quickest way to resolve it, is to go for using the Windows Update troubleshooter tool.

Check out the steps as listed below-

  1. Open the ‘Settings’ option.
  2. Select on the option ‘Update & Security’.
  3. Click on the option ‘Troubleshoot’
  4. Select the option ‘Windows Update’, under “Get up and running” option.
  5. Click on the button ‘Run the troubleshooter’.
  6. Select the option ‘ Apply this fix’ (if applicable)
  7. Follow the on-screen directions.
  8. Go for restarting your device.

After completion of the above steps, the user needs to try the upgradation, one more time. Follow the steps as listed-

  1. Go to ‘Settings’ option.
  2. Select the option ‘Update & Security’.
  3. Click on the option ‘Windows Update’.
  4. Select the ‘Check for Updates’ button.

It is worth observing that there can be a issue with the user’s device network adapter. If this is the case, then the user can use the ‘Network Adapter’ troubleshooter, which is available under “Find and fix other problems” in the troubleshoot setting page to resolve this bugs.

Maria Williams is a renowned technical writer with five years of experience. Through her blogs and articles, she tries to make her readers aware of all the latest updates and useful information associated with Microsoft that further help them in troubleshooting or fixing the minor or major issues.

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