Unfortunately, yet another bug is hitting the Windows 10 April
2018 Update and it is also breaking down the
computers. The users on social media platform (Reddit) claims that
a bug in Windows 10 April 2018 Update is causing blank desktop
on some PCs.
It looks like a strange bug breaks down a number of PCs. A
discussion on sub-Reddit claims that the bug has something to
do with compatibility issues between certain antivirus
software and Windows 10 April 2018 Update.
At this point, it’s hard to determine how widespread the bug
is, and it’s not yet known why this problem is
occurring. The update appears to install correctly, but
when booting to Windows 10, a blank desktop shows up without
The user on Reddit explains that after installing Windows 10
April 2018 Update, the system will boot a screen with three
option; Windows Rollback, Windows 10 on Volume [x]
Windows 10 on Volume [x]. If you’ll select the first option,
the system will reboot and the two other option will boot the
PC to a black or blank desktop with no icons. The recovery
options such as Startup Repair, Reset, Go Back To the
Previous Version, and System Restore doesn’t work.
Reddit user gcdrm, who works at a small computer repair shop,
advises affected users to reinstall Windows 10 operating
system from an installation media. You can
follow our guide to create a bootable drive on your spare
PC and recover the broken machine.
Microsoft told us that they are investigating the issue.