How to Fix DU Meter Issues after Windows 10 Update

Sep. 19, 2018 / Updated by Bessie Shaw to Windows 10

Lots of users have been reporting DU Meter issues after Windows 10 Update. The most typical DU Meter issue symptoms include DU Meter service not running and error prompt from DU Meter’s interface reporting “service data is stale”. If you happen to meet those DU Meter glitches after upgrade to Windows 10 Anniversary Update, don’t grab your hair off, you can try the following three methods to fix them, also applied to Windows 10 Creators Update 1709 and Spring Creators Update 1803.

1. Update DU Meter Drivers to Repair DU Meter Issues after Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Any outdated, missing or corrupt DU Meter drivers could result in DU Meter issues. To rule out that possibility, you might as well update the DU Meter driver to the latest version with a trustworthy driver updater utility tool, like Driver Talent, known as the safest and fastest way to update drivers, which can help you download and install the most up to date DU Meter drivers with just a few clicks.

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Follow the three step-by-step guides to update DU Meter drivers on your Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

Step 1. Detect Problematic DU Meter Drivers

Click “Scan” and Driver Talent will detect your DU Meter drivers and make a list of all the faulty drivers after you installing it.

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Step 2. Update DU Meter Divers on Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Click “Update” to download and install the latest DU Meter drivers on Windows 10 Anniversary Update, or you can also choose to fix DU Meter drivers by one-clicking “Repair”.

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Note: It is recommended that don’t update drivers when they are not broken.

In case of any unexpected driver crashes, you’d better back up drivers before installing new DU Meter drivers on Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

Step 3. Reboot Your PC

Make a restart on your computer after the DU Meter driver’s installation and updates finished to let the newly installed driver come into effect.

Note: In addition to DU Meter drivers download and update, Driver Talent also can be applied to restore drivers, restore systems, check VR support, or speed up your PC, etc.

2. Disable UEFI Secure Boot on Windows 10 Anniversary Update to Resolve DU Meter Malfunctions

Since Windows will require all core device drivers to be signed by Microsoft and have Secure Boot enabled in BIOS after Windows 10 Anniversary Update is installed. DU Meter drivers may fail to update in that case. As a workable solution, you should take below steps to disable Secure Boot in BIOS.

Step 1. Press Windows shortcut keys Win + I to open the settings charms.

Step 2. Type “change advanced” in the search box and choose “Change advance startup options” from the results.

Step 3. Select Recovery > Restart now > Troubleshoot > Advanced options.

Step 4. Choose UEFI Firmware settings. Then click Restart to reboot your system in UEFI settings.

Step5. Move to boot on the top menu and you can see the Turn off tab for secure boot in the Anniversary Update. Use the arrow key to choose Secure Boot and then press Enter.

Note: The Secure Boot option depends on your motherboard's BIOS or EFI firmware, for example, Asus for "Boot", HP for "Security” and Acer for "Authentication".

3. Perform a Clean Boot on Windows 10 Anniversary Update to Resolve DU Meter Issues

A Windows 10 clean boot can be used to diagnose Windows errors with a minimal set of software, startup programs, or drivers. You could use it to make detection for the DU Meter problems and then troubleshoot them.

Step 1. Use hotkeys Win + S to open the Run dialog and then type msconfig in the search box.

Step 2. Select System Configuration.

Step 3. Choose Hide all Microsoft services from the Services tab, and then click Disable all.

Step 4. Click Open Task Manager in Startup tab.

Step 5. Click the Startup tab in another new pop-up dialog box, select all the programs and then click Disable.

Step 6. Close Task Manager.

Step 7. Click the Startup tab one more time and then click OK.

Step 8. Reboot your PC.

See Also: How to Perform a Clean Boot on Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP

Hope this article could help you to troubleshoot DU Meter issues after Windows 10 Update. At the same time, if you have more solutions on DU Meter issues, please share with us in the comment section below.


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