Windows 10 May 2020 Update bizarre bug triggers ESENT warnings

Windows 10 version 2004 upgrade
Windows 10 version 2004 upgrade

Windows 10 May 2020 Update, also referred to as model 2004, has resulted in Blue Screen of Screen, system failures, driver compatibility problem, and a number of different issues for some customers and configurations.

In addition, we’re seeing a reappearance of the outdated ESENT issues after upgrading to Windows 10 model 2004. The function improve seems to be inflicting ESENT warnings for plenty of customers.

The Extensible Storage Engine (ESE), which incorporates the ESENT.DLL, has been included in all launch of Windows since Windows 2000 and it’s utilized by plenty of Windows elements together with Windows Update.

ESENT (ESE Runtime) runs on Windows 10 after login and it additionally helps in desktop searches and indexing of your media catalog within the working system, in response to a Microsoft moderator.

The downside with ESENT has been extensively reported by customers on Microsoft’s group discussion board (1, 2, 3) and Reddit. Users concern that the glitch might create bother for his or her machines system finally, however that doesn’t look like the case but, not less than for almost all of the viewers.

According to person studies and our personal exams, Windows 10 model 2004 ESENT 642 warnings are additionally recorded in Event Viewer.

“Video.UI (23680,D,2) {B8A5865B-DCFF-4019-AA40-BEE2E42C0672}: The database format feature version 9080 (0x2378) could not be used due to the current database format 1568.20.0, controlled by the parameter 0x410022D8 (8920 | JET_efvAllowHigherPersistedFormat),” the error message in Event Viewer reads.

ESENT 642 error

The downside might be confirmed by checking logs within the Event Viewer and root explanation for this problem will not be but clear. On my system, Event Viewer logged not less than 3,100 ESENT 642 errors since May 28 after I upgraded to Windows 10 model 2004.

The ‘ESENT 642’ warnings had been first reported when the Windows 10 May 2020 Update was launched, however we’ve discovered that bug remains to be unpatched in the latest cumulative replace.

Just a few customers on Microsoft’s boards and Reddit famous that they’ve additionally observed stuttering in video games after having skilled the ESENT warnings.

“I was stuttering like crazy too when playing R6S, I went from 150fps to 40/50fps, it was causing the OS to stutter also,” one person famous. “I got this error playing and my game start to stutter for few seconds like crazy,” one other person wrote.

Users have famous that rolling again to Windows 10 model 1909 or 1903 removes the mysterious warning message.

If you don’t discover any downside after ESENT warnings, you aren’t purported to roll again Windows 10 model 2004.

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