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

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Windows update: download optional updates but wait with installing

I have a MS SQL update of 1 gb as optional update. Its a service pack update. The problem is, its an optional update, and its over 1 GB big. When I install the update, the database will temporarily ...
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How is Windows Update service triggered/started in Windows 10?

In Windows 7 the "Windows Update" service is set to "Automatic (Delayed Start)" but on Windows 10 Home it is set to Manual (Trigger Start). What is the trigger that starts the service? Looking ...
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How to tell when Windows Update is finished

In Windows 10 Home, the options for Windows Update are limited. I would like to stop it from starting up and instead have the user launch it when they are ready. The reason is that it starts too ...
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Windows update KB2952664 (Compattelrunner.exe) cannot be uninstalled from Windows 7

Update KB2952664: Compatibility update for upgrading Windows 7 This update performs diagnostics on the Windows systems that participate in the Windows Customer Experience Improvement ...
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Windows Update runs forever and none of the standard solutions fix it [duplicate]

I recently did a fresh install of Windows 7 Ultimate x64 on my laptop, and Windows Update successfully updated the system to SP1. Now, however, Windows Update runs forever without finding any updates. ...
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How do I fix this manifest error in my ChueckSUR.log?

My windows update isn't working. I've been following this guide and its been great for fixing almost all the errors in my CheckSUR.log, but I can't figure out how to fix the last error. Here is the ...
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How do I force Windows updates to install?

My computer says I have an update pending (Windows 10 Pro, version 1511, 10586), and keeps shutting it down every night to restart. However, the updates never actually install. My computer restarts, I ...
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Shortcut hotkey is not working after windows update

I am using a shortcut to mute my sound when I sleep and computer is working, because skype nofitications and so on are annoying during the night. Before I had a problem that shortcut was activated ...
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Is NoAutoRebootWithLoggedOnUsers still supported/effective on Windows 10?

Note: something similar has a good answer here How to disable automatic reboots in Windows 10?. This is not the same because I'm explicitely looking for information about a different option. Plain ...
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Vista shutdown hung after 200 updates

I've recently reinstalled Vista with SP2 on an old laptop to try resolve numerous issues for a friend. Afterwards I installed all the drivers from the manufactures websites with no problems. I ...
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Windows 10 bluescreens on startup

Windows 7 forced me to update to Windows 10 about 2 weeks ago. It ran okay for awhile, but most morning when I wake up it is out of sleep mode for no specific reason. I found closing the lid seemed ...
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Windows 10 Home Edition on a T1 Line

I work for a small company which has a few computers for public use. These machines are on a separate subnet, but still use the same T1 internet connection as the rest of the registers and staff ...
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windows 10 wuauclt.exe not working

I was using wuauclt.exe /detectnow /updatenow till now and now on my Windows 10 Enterprise Build 1511 it's not working Is there an alternative way to detect and install updates using command? I ...
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stuck at Windows 10 build 1511; Windows update doesn't show build 14316

I want to install the new Windows 10 build 14316 (w/ Bash shell!). I signed up for Windows insider and set the update speed to fast ring [see bottom image]. Unfortunately, when I click the update ...
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Windows 10 Mail-app disappears after app update

On a Windows 10 (64-bit, Education) machine with the following users: user a, user (non-admin), Microsoft-Account user b, user (non-admin), Microsoft-Account Administrator, admin, local-Account I ...
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Block Windows 10 P2P updates with a corporate firewall

I work for a small IT company that fix mostly Windows computers, and lately we have an huge issue with Windows 10 updates. When a new computer enters our network and starts downloading updates, it ...
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wuauclt.exe /detectnow /updatenow not installing all updates

I would like to install updates from command line OS : Windows 7 x64 I ran wuauclt.exe /detectnow /updatenow and in the log it says "No feature Update available" but it never installed the ...
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Windows Home Premium not installing updates. [duplicate]

I have enclosed event viewer system log: Event filter with query "SELECT * FROM __InstanceModificationEvent WITHIN 60 WHERE TargetInstance ISA "Win32_Processor" AND TargetInstance.LoadPercentage > ...
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Cannot update from Windows 10 Build 10240

My current version of Windows 10 is Build 10240 (x64). About 2 weeks ago, I upgraded from Windows 7, I removed my "Previous Windows Installation", so my understanding is that I should now be able to ...
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there is not updates in my WSUS for window server 2012

i have WSUS configured in Windows server 2008 . and i have mix environment of window 7 ,server 2008 ,2003 and Server 2012 . but i did't seen any updates in WSUS for window server 2012 .in wsus ...
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Permanantly delete BITS annd Windows update services in windows 10

I have windows 10 enterprizes. i know that there is no way to stop windows 10 update. but we can only stop it from downloading updates by using registry and group policy. but it still takes too much ...
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How to find out which particular update Windows is downloading?

My system tray is telling me "windows is downloading updates (9% complete)". How do I figure out what it is downloading right now? i.e. "KB123456, Flux Capacitor update 2.1c (1.5 MB)" and perhaps ...
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windows 10 upgrade wont show percentages or time remaining

My dad is using windows 7 professional 64 - bit and he has clicked that upgrade to windows 10 button in the notification area but it has been going on for an hour and a half without any percentage ...
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Installation of two different intel hd graphics diver over an single GPU

I have windows 7 ultimate SP1. Recently i was experiencing some issues about Windows Update stuck but by following correct solution from this site. windows update started working. before this happens ...
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Windows 10 update interruption

I accidentaly turned off my computer at the beginning of windows update. After powering it on again the updates and boot went through normally. Should i somehow check for any installation errors, or ...
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Windows update stand alone pakages (msu) loop

The windows update of my windows 7 sp1 is not working. So i decided to get possible updates as a stand alone packages. i downloaded many packages. but when i clicked at one of the packages firstly ...
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Where is old good “Updates” option in Windows 10 Control Panel?

I am running Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.10586]. I realized that it no more shows "Updates" option in Control Panel. Quick online search revealed that stuff has been removed in Settings > Update. ...
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Did I just completely disable Windows 10 updates by disabling the Windows Update service?

I have a data cap and was trying to disable auto-updates on my laptop to use less data. I went into Services from the control panel and set the Startup Type of Windows Update to Disabled by right-...
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Windows Fix it “resolving problems” - is it safe to “end task”? [duplicate]

I downloaded Microsoft Fix it because my Windows 7 Updates failed to download (stuck at 0%). For the past 30 minutes, Fix it looks like this: Does anyone with Fix it experience know whether it is ...
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Windows 10 recovering by itself and fails to boot

During last week's windows 10 update, a computer in my house rebooted and started the "Reset your PC" process (as in reset to factory defaults) of the computer. The reset did not succeeded and the ...
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Why am I not able to apply the update “KB2670838” to my computer?

Background: I am trying to run the game "Leo's Fortune" on my computer. It shows the error: "Could not update DXGI factory! Try updating your Windows system." To try and solve this problem, listening ...
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The keyboard, WiFi and sound card stopped working after installing Windows 7 updates. How to fix this?

I have a preinstalled licensed Windows 7 x64 on my Asus laptop. I used to update it via the internet all the time, until at one point this proved to be a bad habit. I've been offered by Windows ...
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How to Force Automatic Updates to Install at a particular time

I need to control over when Windows 10 downloads and installs updates I have these PCs for a short time and they are deployed. I need to deliver them will all updates installed and tested. ...
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Stuck in bootloop during windows update

Backstory: I am running a dual boot Ubuntu/windows 10 computer, and last night I left my windows on. When I woke up however, it had shut down for some update. When I turned it back on it said that it ...
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Windows Update no longer checks for updates in Windows 7 Ultimate

This problem began a few months ago and it this point it is becoming annoying. I run Windows 7 Ultimate in a virtual machine (VMware Fusion) on an iMac (Retina 5K 2014). The Win7 VM was built from an ...
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Windows 7 not finding any updates after clean install [duplicate]

I just did a clean install of windows 7 professional 64-bit on my skylake build and I was able to install windows 7 fine, I even installed the usb drivers, chipset drivers and the rest of the drivers ...
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Windows 10 “Update Over LAN” Option Not Working

I am having issues with the "Get updates from and send updates to PCs on my local network" option on Win10. A bit of a background on my setup -- I have 2 desktop PCs and 2 laptops (all Win10 x64 Pro)...
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Windows 7 Windows Update stucks checking for updates [duplicate]

I installed Windows 7 Ultimate and installed SP1. Now, when I try to check manually for Windows Updates it just hangs on the Checking for updates screen. I proved to install with wsus offline but I ...
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DrUpdate.dll error in sfc /scannow

I have an issue with sfc /scannow. It finishes the verification process and informs me of errors there were unable to be fixed. I looked into CBS.log file and I found four entries related to drupdate....
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What are all the Windows 7/8/8.1 updates (KBs) I must skip to avoid Windows 10 upgrading -and nags-?

It's been a time I didn't follow the list of which Windows 7/8/8.1 KBs I must skip since I don't want the unfinished Windows 10 at all. Moreover, I will still consider Windows 10 unfinished (-> ...
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How to completely destroy Windows 10 Updater? [duplicate]

So I've tried the following: Disabled the Windows Update Service Enabled No auto-restart with logged o users for scheduled automatic update Set Windows Update to Notify to Schedule Restart and Defer ...
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How long does it take to scan for Windows 7 updates after fixing Windows Update?

When Windows Update fails to download updates, it is often recommended to run the Microsoft FixIt located at https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/971058 After running the FixIt, how long is it ...
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Internet Not Accessible To Windows 10's Universal Apps

A problem I am facing from last 1 month. I have a Windows 10 Pro version 1511 Build 10586.71. I'm on a wifi connec. and internet is accessible to all desktop apps but not to universal apps. Windows ...
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Language Package not installing

I am getting a failed message when trying to download the dutch language package. I am going through the control panel > Clock,language and Region > Language. The windows update log is showing the ...
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Windows 7 seeing perpetual “Shutdown to update”

For about a week I've been seeing the yellow shield with an exclamation point on my shutdown button. I shutdown but no updates are applied and shortly afterward the yellow shield appears again. I see ...
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How to force (fast ring) download of Win10 preview build?

How Do I force my computer with 1511 Win10 to download the latest preview build? How is this triggered internally? In my case I decided to put one PC from slow ring to fast ring because I want to use ...
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All Windows 10 updates fail with Error 0x80070bc9

I upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 7 seamlessly. Everything works works perfectly that I can see, no crashes at all even when gaming, all completely stable. Except I cannot install any windows ...
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Can Windows 10 wake timers override wake timer settings on battery?

If I have wake timers set to "Disable" in power settings, will Windows Update on Windows 10 (the Reboot wake timer of UpdateOrchestrator) still wake the computer from sleep (or any other low-power ...
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Windows 10 Update shows unwanted Language Packs

I'm using Windows 10 Enterprise. When I go to Windows Update, I get some Updates that I would like to install and about 100 Language Packs that I have neither requested nor want to install. They ...
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Windows Update thinks battery saver is on, even when it's not

I let my Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 run out of battery, and now Windows Update thinks that Battery Saver is on (and won't install updates), even though the battery has fully recharged and Battery Saver is ...