Windows update

Windows as a service means that you have to get used to update – not only on patch Tuesday to provide security, but regularly for new features and fixes (especially if you choose a program insider Windows and take the flights of new windows building, as soon as they’re available ).

This does not mean, update Windows, to be able to be annoying, intrusive experience. We’ll show you how to take control of the updates in Windows 10, controlling the new features you want, and avoiding wickedness as unexpected reboots

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management application updates

Manage app updates

Most options update the application settings, but there is one in the Windows Store . If you want to stop the application store is updated automatically receive and update only applications that you choose to open a store, click on the icon of your account and select Settings. Change Update application automatically off.

If you have tried this in an earlier version of Windows, 10 at home, you may have found a slide was gray (and is fixed to On) – make sure you have the cumulative update KB3081448, which was released in August, that bug fixes.

Select update settings

Choose update options

to change Windows, update settings, open the Settings (Settings type in an Internet search and a bar next to the start button at the bottom left Windows) and select Updates & Security, and then select Advanced Settings Update Windows – it will be available only if the update without downloading or waiting to be set

Change the drop-down automatic Notify schedule reboot If you do not want to turn on the computer in the morning to find that it restarts without warning. Automatic restart update happens when you are not using your computer, usually in the middle of the night, and leave them on, of course, the best way to ensure that you are always up to date.

But as Windows, 10 will not restart the applications you leave open, reboot can be very destructive. Switch to the option Notify, and you will get a warning asking you to choose the time to reload, which gives you a chance to save and close your documents.

Optional updates on other name

Optional updates by another name

In addition, the screen Advanced Options, another option by default, which is a change is the inclusion of “Give my updates for other products Microsoft, when I update of Windows. With the transition to the app store is less of an issue, but if you use the Windows Live applications, and Windows Media Player, you do not have to remember to check for updates to them manually.

Edge browser currently getting updated through Windows Update, or as part of a new Windows system – in the future it may be updated through the store, and it really is an app store, but there were plenty of other upgrades for the border team piggyback on .

This replaces the list of “additional updates” in previous versions of Windows. You can also check for additional features; settings, look at the system, applications and functions for extra control functions link – this is where you will find alternative language features

ad-hoc updates

Peer-to-peer updates

Again from the Advanced Options, to stop Windows Update, using more bandwidth than you expect, choose Select as the update will change the update settings from more than one place. If you disable them completely, you will not use the system of peer which downloads updates by copying them from other Windows 10 users faster – but you will not use the bandwidth to share the update with a PC or other.

If you have more than one computer, leave it on, but only select the computers on my local network and not as a PC on my LAN and PC on the Internet (if you have a high-speed network, and you are feeling altruistic) .

update delay or become Insider

Defer upgrades or become an Insider

If you are using Windows 10 or Pro Enterprise, you’ll see the option to postpone the update – it does not affect the security update but postpones the update functions for what Microsoft calls “unhelpfully few months”

This actually puts you to the branch for business ;. If your company does not control the timing of updates from the Windows Update Web site for the business, which means that they come after four months instead of every month, and you can put them up to eight months.

If you want to receive updates more quickly and more often enable the insider Windows. Click Start, and then take two warning dialogs that check that you understand what you are getting preliminary software.

You must restart the computer to switch to Insider building, and the first assembly may take up to a day to load. You can choose between Fast rings, for new builds as soon as they are released, and the Slow ring that waits Quick Insiders ring is not trying to build for a while, sometimes it shows problems.

Remove and updates to hide the problem

Remove and hide problem updates

If you are in the program of the insider or just get a normal current renovation of the branch once a month, you can remove updates that you cause problems and block them again on the setting. Again the screen Advanced Options, click View update history to see the list of updates, select a problem and choose Delete. If it is the driver that problem, right-click on the device in Device Manager and select Delete – If a dialog box has a check box marked Delete the driver software for this device, select

You can only. block or driver update after you deleted it, and you’ll need to download a troubleshooting with Microsoft, to do it -. You can get the file here (this is a direct download link)

Click Next when troubleshooting begins and pick whether you want to hide the update to stop them from installing again, or install the updates that you’ve blocked in the past . The list includes both updating and hardware drivers (which, you’ll often need to lock) – Select to update the problem and click Next to hide it, so the window will not keep resetting it when you remove the it.