Since about a month ago, I've had to deal with my system freezing for about 5-6 minutes shortly after start up. I can move the mouse pointer but cannot access the Start Menu or any of the icons in the system tray. When I try to do that, I get the hourglass next to the pointer. I've pressed CTRL+ALT+DEL but even that won't bring up the Task Manager until the "freeze" is over. When the Task Manager finally comes up, it'll show the CPU usage at 100% very briefly before it drops off.
I've checked the logs on Norton Firewall and it seems to be related to updates.microsoft.com.
Can anyone shed some more light on this?
Help, my PC with Windows 10 won't shut down properly
Since upgrading to Windows 10 my computer won't shut down properly. I use the menu button shutdown and the screen goes blank, but the system does not fully shut down. The only way to get it to shut down is to hold the physical power button down till it shuts down. Any suggestions?