It happens that Windows 10 gets stuck during the installation in the phase "Sit back relaxed"!
If you wait longer than 1 to 2 hours, or even the whole day and it does not matter, it is a problem that occurs when the Windows 10 PC can not prepare some of the stuff for the first start, it may this is a simple hang or a hardware driver update hanger. This is very rarely case but it happens sometimes at a clean reinstall of Windows 10!
Method 1. Wait until for Windows 10 to completed the preparation!
If the Windows 10 preparation process takes too long, for example, over an hour, chances are that something went wrong. If your Windows 10 computer still shows you "lean back ..." on the screen , it may well be that your system is hanging while downloading certain data.
Disconnect the Windows 10 computer from the network (please do not unplug the power), if you use WiFi, turn off your router, or the AVM FritzBox and turn it on after one minute.
If the HD lamp flickers on the Windows 10 computer, it may be that not everything is done in the background, then wait another 15 minutes and watch if the HD light continues to flicker. If so, it may take some time for your system to complete these tasks. However, it should not take more than 3-4 hours.
So, if you want your Windows PC to be prepared normally, "Sit back and relax ..." and you can continue to patience and continue to relax!
Method 2. Turn off your PC and restart the Windows computer!
On the Windows 10 PC, press and hold the power button for 3-8 seconds, the computer will then shut down, this method will work for laptops and tablet-PC / Surface-Pro/Go, if necessary, read in the manual.
Windows 10 was not ready with the preparation, but at least the wait and relax problem is solved. If it does not work, you must unplug the power cable. For notebook also remove the battery. If the battery is almost blocked, wait until to battery is empty, but that can take 1-5 days.
Thereafter, the device reboots, usually starts the self-diagnosis program of Windows 10 and fixes the problem with the Windows troubleshooting and you can continue to work normally.
FAQ 238: Updated on: 23 January 2019 18:44