Integral service in every modern Windows OS that updates the software and OS, including installed components and drivers.

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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

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 option

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 [on hold]

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 ...
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Would editing the hosts file temporarily block windows 10 updates?

Like several other people, I'm annoyed by the inability to choose when to update in Windows 10 Home, and this issue is one of the (several) reasons I hesitate to upgrade from 7. I don't have 10 yet ...
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What does GLB stand for on Microsoft Updates?

On several Microsoft update packages, they end with -glb.exe. For example, if you look up Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-033 and scroll towards the bottom where it lists the update package file ...
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In Windows 10, is there a command similar to wuapp.exe that will launch the Windows Update GUI?

In previous versions of windows running the command wuapp.exe would launch the Windows Update GUI. I want to be able to launch the Windows Update GUI from within a script/program thus would like to ...
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Installed updates bundled into ISO of Windows 10 created with Media Creation Tool?

Microsoft supports creating an offline installer of Windows 10 from a DVD or a USB flash drive, using the Media Creation Tool. Does the Media Creation Tool bundle Windows Updates -- installed on the ...
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Stop Windows 10 upgrade

I had reserved a copy of Windows 10 for myself a month back and now I am getting a notification to download it (upgrading from Win7 Home Premium). While that's all fine, the problem is that the ...
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Prevent Windows 10 nag updates from being installed on Windows 7

During their Windows 10 blitz, some blockhead at Microsoft thought it would be a great idea to push out "nag" marketing messages to Windows 7 users, under the guise of Windows Updates. To make ...
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Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit SP1 cannot update

I have Windows 7 Ultimate and have never performed a Windows Update since 2009, when I first installed it. I want to update to the latest version so I can get the FREE Windows 10 upgrade. I manually ...
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Error while upgrading to windows 10 pro

I got a error while upgrading to windows 10 pro from windows 7 ultimate. It's a legal version! By restarting and loading win 10 pro he gave the blue screen error c1900101-20017 and then he restart to ...
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Windows update automatic classes

For Windows 7 SP1, Microsoft issues three classes of updates: critical, recommended, and optional. When clients have Windows Update set to perform automatic updates, which classes of updates will ...
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Is shutting down laptop during Windows 10 update download inadvisable?

I have been trying to get Windows 10 update on my PC ever since it was released, but the "Get Windows 10" window is still stuck on step two (download- in progress). Today I clicked on the "view ...
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Installing update with aborted download

I never bothered installing windows uploads until recently. While downloading the n-th batch of 139 important updates, my laptop started going really slow. Typing in a chat, switching chrome tabs, ...