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I am writing this answer, because the infinite number of stupid recommendations about installing this or that other program, etc... Two or three considerations before continuing: When it relies on an Operating System, there has to be always some options that allow you to make changes (in Windows, it is often the Registry). If the option is present, then, ...


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Did you try restarting with the restart button on the update page in the settings app? That worked for me for Win 10 Pro.


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This is the way to change the boot order in grub config. You have to be root or a user with sudo permission. First of all backup the old config with cp /etc/default/grub /etc/default/grub.bak then edit /etc/default/grub with your favourite editor (gedit, vim, nano,etc). Find the line that says: GRUB_DEFAULT=0 Change the GRUB_DEFAULT Value to the ...


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This is a simple fix for this problem, perhaps not typical, but my Shift key was stuck down and I could not reboot or get through the start Ctrl+alt+delete. I unstuck the Shift key and my desktop reappeared.


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Ok, I managed to install Matlab R2016a. I'm posting what I did in case anyone in the future needs this. The culprit is Visual C++ Redistributable 2008, which Matlab wants to install at all costs (even though I wasn't even going to use it). I downloaded from the Microsoft website all Visual C++ versions, and all except the last one (2015 version) refused to ...


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As far as I know there is no fine-grained control mechanism on the client side. You can only do that if you run your own WSUS server and set the policy to the clients to update through that WSUS server. On your own WSUS you have full control over what to publish to the clients. E.g. on my WSUS I only supply English updates, no MUI's and I also keep a couple ...


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Having the same problem with shutdown without updating. CTRL ALT DEL gives me a blue screen with 5 options. Lock, switch user, sign out,change a password or task manager. No option for shut down like your screenshot shows. There is a helpful power button in the lower right corner which gives me the same three options I was trying to get away from, namely ...


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I've found an article dated 5th May 2016 and it has couple of options to solve your issue: Install Microsoft hotfix Remove the updates KB2918614, KB3072630, KB3000988 and KB3008627 do reboot and try installing Matlab again Edit registry as the mentioned above tutorials suggests, but in a bit other way. You should probably delete everything what's ...


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With windows 10, Microsoft has been trying to "bully" other users to upgrade to 10. One form that this has taken has been to given Windows 7 machines low priority on their update servers. And I mean really low priority. Also, some updates seemed to turn off updates for who-knows-why if later updates weren't also done at the same time. This worked for me... ...


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I found the solution. I downloaded this certificate and doubled click on it and try to install it to Trusted Root using wizard. After that I could run that update (KB3136000).


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Turning battery-saver off/on manually didn't help, disabling Microsoft Surface ACPI in Windows Device Manager did not help either. I turned everything back on and after a day or so the updates started downloading again.


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here many examples of "How to Turn On or Off Battery Saver in Windows 10" Information Windows 10 introduces a new battery saver feature that conserves your PC's battery by limiting background activity and adjusting hardware settings. Battery saver will turn on automatically if you like, but you can also turn it on manually. You can also add or remove apps ...


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I was able to fix the problem by making the Windows 10 partition active and hiding the Linux partition using a Grub4DOS memory stick. I found that Windows 10 wants to park files wherever the active partition is. In my specific case, the active partition was Ubuntu, and being that Ubuntu requires the EXT4 file system (a file system that Windows doesn't ...


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Further to your question about running Windows Update from the command prompt, ePandit's response in the thread Can I Invoke Windows Update from the Command Line might be helpful. I tried the command wuauclt /? in an elevated command prompt on my Vista machine but couldn't get any built-in help documentation to confirm that the /detectnow and /updatenow ...


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This list of code is more work than its worth. Go to start menu and type services.msc Scoll to find windows update and double click Change the AUTOMATIC to MANUAL or DISABLED whichever you prefer. Voila its done.


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If the initial "Checking for updates..." phase of your Windows Updates run for long periods of time without throwing an error message, this is a common problem that currently affects many Win 7 and Vista users. On my 32-bit Vista system, I see constant consumption of ~ 50% of my CPU by the Windows Update service wuauserv running under the svchost.exe process ...


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Try using the Windows 10 Windows Update Troubleshooter tool from microsoft, I think they made this to fix such issues: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows-10/windows-update-troubleshooter If this does not fix your issue, you could also try this PowerShell script to reset Windows Update, Don't forget to run as admin! ...


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Control Panel > Power Options > "Your Power Pan" > Choose what closing the lid does Choose your setting there. If the option is not there, try Advanced Settings. This is how you do it manually, but no idea regarding automating it.


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Following these steps are the most commonly successful fix to that issue: Open an admin command prompt Type net stop wuauserv Type net stop bits Delete this directory: C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution Reboot. If you were unable to delete the directory in step 4 boot into safe mode and finish deletion there. Boot into Windows and restart update. If this ...


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Check the Windows service Windows Update and make sure it's started. How to start a Microsoft Windows Service. Go to start/Run Type Services.msc and press enter Search for Windows Update Service Start the service Now install RSAT


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Finally I found a solution for this here. - add *.microsoft.com in Internet Explorer 11 to trusted sites - add microsoft.com in IE to compatibility view Apply, close IE then press once again Find out more.


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If you have a strange Windows update problem, always start by running sfc /scannow from elevated CMD. This will scan for damaged system files and fix them. The 80072ee2 error can be solved with ease according to this article. Solving the Windows Update 80072EE2 Error To fix this I simply performed the follow steps: Windows Update Error ...


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Boot into Windows recovery environment and run a system repair few times. Probably 3 times. It should fix the boot and service related issues. Alternatively, try safemode and if you can get through, you can do a system restore. If nothing works, please try this procedure. This also lists how you should get into the repair environment. If you are an ...


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First download and create a bootable operating system, I'd suggest MiniXP from Hiren. Boot into MiniXP and run net stop wuauserv then del %systemroot%\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore\Logs\edb.log (note this location may change when in MiniXP) Once this is done, reboot your PC and attempt to install the updates again - check your AV to ensure it is not ...


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When you attempt to stop a service but after a while it reports back with an error and either it is stopped and doesn't start anymore, or it is still running and you just can't stop it, then the software of the service crashed and Windows is unable to stop it normally. What I mean with software part of the service is the following. Like a driver for your ...


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Open an Administrator Command Prompt. Type the following to stop the windows update service: net stop wuauserv Type the following to restart the service: net start wuauserv


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I've had similar issues attempting to update to Win10 in place. If you would like to keep your apps, users, and data, then make a bootable Win 10 DVD or USB. Then, restart into Windows, close anything that starts automatically, and run the disk setup. Use the "download updates" option so that it grabs all of your drivers ahead of time. After a while, it ...


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Hold the power button on the PC until it forces a shutdown. No updates will be installed and your pc will still shut down properly.


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It seems that you didn`t capture the right Event. Please try to check Windows Logs\Setup. Usually there will be an Event ID "4" recorded(reboot is needed). Then there will be an event ID "2" recorded which indicates the updates have been installed successfully(trigger to shutdown).


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we could try reset Windows Update components and try update the Windows Update Agent to the latest version in the link below https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/971058 https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/949104 Also the time which Windows Update takes is determined the number of updates you need to install and the network bandwidth and the performance ...


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It's almost useless blocking outgoing ports as applications need to send an initial response first to check the server's there (of which no reply will be recieved since the incoming port is blocked). To only allow Windows Update to communicate, you need to block all incoming ports except the following domains and subdomains: windowsupdate.microsoft.com ...



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