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Windows Update under windows 10 - Very limited information, how to get more information?

I've installed Windows 10 on a PC, and I've noticed that the Windows Update process seems a lot like a black box, there is no information on how long updates will take if the PC needs to be restarted ...
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Internet Explorer 11 became very slow after upgrading to Windows 10 plus some updates

Recently I updated my Windows 7 x64 to Windows 10 Pro x64. At that time I used Internet Explorer 11 and it worked fine. But yesterday I open it again to access the same website of before (the Banco ...
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Windows Updates Install Over and Over

Edit: I'm noticing updates for products that don't exist on my system. Take KB2553322. That's for InfoPath, but it's not on my system. I recently noticed Office 2010 SP2 was failing to install. It ...
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Windows 7 Update Error: 80070057

I just upgraded my laptop from Windows Vista (32-bit) to Windows 7 (64-bit). After installing, it performed a critical update and successfully installed 4 of them. It then recognized that there were ...
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Windows 7 takes 15 min before even downloading WIndows Updates

Every time I go to install updates--regardless of whether it's a single 2KB update or a dozen 300MB updates, the screen sticks at the "Please wait while windows..." for a good 15 minutes before it ...
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Cannot restore Windows 8 from Windows 10 because of local administrator account

I once activated local administrator account with net user. When trying to go back to windows 8 it refused because it said administrator account had been created. So I use net user again to deactivate ...
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Windows 7 - Can I get any indication of progress / % complete/how much longer, on “checking for updates”?

On a Windows 7 machine I wanted to install some languages I tried it requires updates. It has said "Checking for updates" for over 20 minutes. I suppose I could just keave it. Can I get any ...
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Windows Update fails with code 80244019

I just found that Windows Update is failing and hasn't installed any updates for a little more than a month. It says: Windows could not search for new updates There was a problem searching for ...
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How do I get rid of the (Windows Update) Upgrade to Windows 10 screen in Windows 8.1? [duplicate]

I've already attempted the solution presented here. This would work if I rebooted after removing the KB# updates, but after rebooting again they would reinstall themselves again KB2976978). I've also ...
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Windows 7 SP1 stuck on updating, Windows 10 installer does the same

So for some unknown reason, Windows refuses to load updates, and refuses to give an error when no internet is connected. Running the Windows update trouble shooter states that there is an error, but ...
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How do I stop WiIndows 10 from updating my graphics driver

Every time windows 10 runs updates (which I see no way to control), it updates my graphics driver. I like the old one because it is faster. So, I have to reinstall it. This is getting to be a pain. ...
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File system error :windows 10 task manager

Recently i updated windows 10 build and once the update have been applied myself getting weird error : As per the microsoft forum answer ,registry edit should fix the issue but while accessing ...
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Windows 10 install on Windows 7 Ultimate fails after 'Checking requirements' with error code 80070005

There are many people with this problem on a MS website. In my case and in many other cases it is not solvable by the normal techniques for resolving windows update and setup issues. I'll post the ...
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In Windows 10 what is Out Of Box Experience(OOBE)

Their are 3 updates for windows 10 as of 28 August 2015. OOBE Update for Windows 10 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Compatibility update for Upgrading to Windows 10 Out of these 3 I only got the ...
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Can not select a restart time

After Windows 10 installed updates this morning, it prompted me it was going to restart in 15 minutes. There was no option to postpone it at all. Several searches here on Stack Exchange and on Google ...
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How to use external drive for Windows updates

So, the situation I'm in might seem strange, but I certainly can't be the only one. I bought an awesome, inexpensive mini-tablet (a Winbook). It's running FULL Windows 8.1, but it only came with a ...
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Prevent Windows Update to Download Windows 10 [duplicate]

I'm using windows 7 pro and do not want to upgrade to windows 10. To prevent the permanent notifications i've removed update KB3035583. Also the reservation of the upgrade is canceled so Windows ...
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How to prevent Windows 10 Update from restarting my PC [duplicate]

In the Advanced Windows Update Options, I've set Windows Update to "Notify to schedule restart". It still restarts my machine if I ignore the prompt to schedule a restart. Is there any way to stop ...
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Download cab files of Windows 10 device drivers from Microsoft Update Catalog

I'm using desktop / pc version of Windows 10. No touch screen or tablet mode is present. With Microsoft screwing Windows Update in Windows 10, the users are in no control of update details like ...
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All Public Variables in VBA Macros in my office stopped working this morning

It turns out, I'm an idiot (or, at least, hopelessly inexperienced with this whole software development thing). The below is what I spent my whole day panicking about. I'll write an answer detailing ...
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Updates through WSUS fails on Windows 8.1 with error 0x80070643

I have wsus on windows server 2008 and i have two machines with windows 8.1 where updates fail with error 0x80070643. There are exactly 8 updates that fail: KB3080457 KB3081397 KB3081398 KB3081399 ...
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Windows update KB3013769, KB3013816 failing on Windows 8.1

I have two optional updates to install on my laptop, a lenovo Thinkpad X201. All mandatory updates have already been applied. It has failed repeatedly, despite me doing several reboots. If I click ...
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Windows 10 update does not resume downloading

I am trying to update my windows 8.1 to windows 10. I am updating through Control panel -> Windows Update. At one point of time updated downloaded 40% of data and I turned off my machine but when next ...
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Windows 7 - Windows Update Hangs On “Checking For Updates”

Today I installed a fresh copy of Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1. For some reason, it will just not update. I try to run Windows Update but all it does is hangs at "Checking for updates". I even let ...
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Windows update as a feed

Is there a way to get a feed of some kind from Microsoft to inform me of which updates are coming out/released. I know there is a security bulletin, but that's for security updates, i just need ...
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Can I manually trigger all updates if I have the Defer update option selected?

I've ticked the Defer update option on windows 10 to ensure windows updates are delayed (I hate when it updates every now and then without my permission with its inherently bad bandwidth management ...
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Windows Update stopped working

"Windows could not search for new updates" is the message I get when I click on check for updates. It lists the error codes: WindowsUpdate_80072EFD and WindowsUpdate_80072EFE. I have used the ...
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Windows 10 update removed the Wifi adapter from device manager

I recently upgrade to Windows 10 and from then everything worked fine, until recently there was a Windows 10 update which removed the Wifi option from my machine. I could not even see the wireless ...
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Stuck while downloading Windows 10 iso [closed]

2015-08-21 23:53:35, Info SP CSetupPlatform::Initialize: Setup log starts: 2015-08-21 23:53:35, Info SP Host system information: ...
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Can I keep Windows 10 Home from updating on any network other than my home network?

I use my laptop (Windows 10 Home) 95% of the time away from home. Over 50% of that time it is using my iPhone data plan. When auto-updates hit, my bandwidth is wasted, my computer is bogged down, ...
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Managing Windows7 important updates in multiple systems

I need to manage four Windows7 systems and occasionally I reinstall Windows in any one of them. I only install Important Updates. I dont install Optional Updates. What I do is download all msu files ...
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How to prevent windows updating the UpdateOrchestrator\Reboot task?

What process is creating the Microsoft\Windows\UpdateOrchestrator\Reboot task? A solution to prevent laptop to start suggested here was to create an scheduled task that uncheck "wake to run" task ...
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Updating to Windows 7 SP1

I'm running Windows 7 ultimate on a Mac, through Bootcamp (MacBook 2009, 4gb, 2.2ghz), and I'm trying to update to Windows 7 SP1 (or directly to Windows 10 if there's a way) but when trying to install ...
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Stop windows from updating to Windows 10 [duplicate]

I'm using windows 7. Once i wanted to install this update, but I'm not interested anymore. But the windows itself does not understand it, and tries to update to windows 10 every time I restart my ...
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Windows 7 updates getting accumilated

I have a problem with my company PC which is running Windows 7 and is in active directory. Some administrative actions are disabled in it. About 3 months ago, several system updates appeared and when ...
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Windows updates for non-existant updates

For a while I have been stuck with updates for Microsoft Office 2013 products that would always fail. I tried researching the error, but answers on the official microsoft forums were completely ...
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How to download offline updates for Windows 10?

It seems wsusoffline.net isn't using the same method as Windows 10 is using for their new update system, so I'm looking for an alternative way to download the Cumulative Updates for Windows 10 for ...
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Auto update of Windows has got stuck on 26 of 31 — how can I break in and stop it

My computer has been on for hours and still says 'Do not turn off doing update 26 of 31' (or something like). How do I break in so I can continue working
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Windows 8.1 failing to install updates and unable to install Windows 10 (not sure if related)

My computer is currently running Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center, and for several months has been failing to install a number of important Windows updates, shown in the screenshot below. After ...
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Have I managed to disable automatic updates on Windows 10?

I've already asked how to do this, but I was shunted to this question, which I personally didn't find helpful, because I was already aware of the options presented and their limitations. The closest ...
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Can Windows OS's be forced to notify the user that update downloads are in the process?

When update downloads are in process, system resources are obviously being used. It would be nice to know the Windows Updates downloads have started. On Windows 7 sometimes the users see a Windows ...
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Windows 10 is about to install - Any way to stop it? [duplicate]

I've been avoiding the Windows 10 Upgrade to my Windows 7 install, but after a reboot recently, I am now getting the following notice from Windows Update: Is there any way to back out at this point ...
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Windows update failing, can't understand CBS log?

A while ago, Windows Update just stopped working on my computer. I run Windows 7 Home Premium, 64 bit. It tells me that the most recent updates installed were 10/09/2014, and since that point onwards ...
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How to blacklist a specific update on Windows 10?

I have discovered that my Windows 10 Pro installation automatically downloads and installs Synaptics touchpad driver. All well I suppose, with automatic updating and stuff, except that the driver is ...
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Uninstall .NET Framework update

Today I've updated my Windows with the latest updates. After these updates my IIS server doesn't work correctly. Each time I open my website I get this: An unhandled win32 exception occurred in ...
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Windows 7 Security Updates, Updates for Windows 7 x64 and Windows 10 Upgrade failures

I have the PC set to download updates automatically. Since 11 June, and 15 July I have had a continuous battle with Security Update failures for KB 3057154, 3063858* & 3067505* along with Windows ...
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80246008 error when trying to download windows 10

Windows 10 decided to start downloading, except Windows Update spent about 2 hours saying 0% complete on the download. I then got a code 80246008 error, how do I fix this? Also the page suggested ...
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Windows update: Download percentage not shown anymore

I am working on Windows 8.1. Some time ago, I reserved the update for Windows 10. However, in the meantime, I have changed my mind and want to take some time before switching. I disabled the Windows ...
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Logging/diagnostics for Windows 10 updates from more than one place

Windows 10 includes a new feature called Windows Update Delivery Optimization (configured in Settings under 'Choose how updates are delivered'). Is there a way to track update downloads/uploads that ...
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Is It Possible to copy and install windows 10 installation files manually?

In recently windows 10 there was an option to install update through lan or home networked computer,So my assumption would be there would be some local location for installation, Is it possible to ...