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Build hangs on "Preparing build tasks" after Win10 Anniversary Edition update
Posted by Yoni Davidson, Last modified by Yoni Davidson on 22 August 2016 06:54 AM

Problem Description:

Visual Studio builds started to hang after recent Windows 10 update (Anniversary Edition update)


In case of command line builds, it is possible to add the following switch which will be relevant only for this specific build:

in order to set it for all builds, it is possible to add the following registry setting on the Initiator machine:

Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Xoreax\IncrediBuild\Builder
Value Name: NoWatchDogThread
Value Type: REG_SZ
Value Data: 1


All version starting from Version 7.22 will contain a fix for this problem.

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