Questions tagged [windows-update]

Integral service in Windows since Windows Vista that updates Windows components, including installed components and drivers, and certain other Microsoft software, notably Office.

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Multiple computer windows update

In our company we sell our devices together with AIO computers that we buy from electronics vendor. Usually we make like 10 pieces series. My current task is to update all the bought computers to the ...
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Windows 10 Update Failure (2021-05 Version 20H2) KB5003173

I am updating my Windows 10 PC to v20H2 and it's stuck at 20%, stating it cannot be installed due to error 0x800f0831: CBS Log: Info CBS Store corruption, manifest missing for package: Windows-...
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Why after a Windows KB update, the registry is cleared?

My Java app runs as a Windows service under "Local System" user and uses the Windows registry. I've noticed that after a Windows update and a machine restart my keys which are stored under ...
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Many problems after Windows 10 update 20H2

After last Windows 10 update to 20H2 version my laptop turned off every tine right after Windows booted. I uninstalled this update, but problem persisted. Started safe mode and checked event log and ...
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How does Windows decide what the “best drivers” are?

What criteria does Windows evaluate in deciding what it believes are the "best" drivers for a device? When pointing Windows 10 to a folder with three driver versions (for an Intel Z390 SATA ...
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Will available Win10 updates occur when power button is pressed?

In Control Panel > Power Options > System Settings I set the power button to cause a shut down when pressed: Will this allow an update to automatically take place when powered on again if an ...
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How to find which updates failed in “Windows Update” [duplicate]

I just got a new laptop and was installing all the Windows updates (including driver updates) to it. One of the driver updates failed. Windows update tells me that one did, but not which one (other ...
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Regarding Windows update [duplicate]

I recently activated Windows 8.1 on a secondary laptop potato PC with 2GB of RAM and I want to prevent it from being updated to Windows 10, as that situation would be pathetic: In Windows Updates, I ...
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PC is updating continuously for half an hour on every startup

I have Windows 10 on my home laptop. I start it only 2 days a week, because I usually use my tablet. Every time I start it, Windows, Dell, or something else is updating, disk or cpu usage being 100%, ...
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How to stop persistent Windows Updates download of *.etl files

I have disabled all Winodws Updates Services but Windows 10 still downloads these *.etl files in the background to folders inside %temp%. Monitoring the directory I found out that it is svchost.exe ...
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Do I need to keep update for microsoft powerpoint 2010?

I was cleaning up my windows 10 pc today using IOBit Uninstaller because I had installed a lot of junk. After uninstalling everything I know about I found a lot of Security Update for Microsoft Office ...
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Windows Update (20H2) is continuously Installing then Pending Download, then Downloading

Opening up my Windows Update settings, I see that it has gone through this loop repeatedly: Pending Download Downloading Installing Getting Things Ready Pending Download Downloading Installing .... ...
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Windows 10 doesn't shut down or update

I have had a frustrating and a little bit scary problem with my Windows 10 pc for almost a month now. When I try to turn off the computer, it starts closing and the screens go black. But immediately ...
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After Windows update monitors go black intermittently when scrolling PDF in Edge viewer or using drawing program or watching videos

Ever since a Windows 10 update a couple of weeks ago, one or both of the monitors attached to my PC will intermittently go black during Youtube videos, when I scroll a PDF in the Edge PDF viewer, or ...
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GRUB missing Window option after update

After Windows update yesterday, my PC which initially dual boot with Ubuntu alongside Windows 10, has a missing "Windows" option upon the GRUB start up. I had tried to repair the PC with ...
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After updating my Windows10, I cannot run Windows in my dual boot (Ubuntu/Windows) system

I have a dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu PC. Yesterday I updated my Windows 10, but after that when I want to run my PC, grub comes, but I only can go to Ubuntu: every time I select Windows, it ...
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Windows OS not showing up in msconfig boot options

I have a refurbished Dell Precision 7510, running Windows 10 Pro (Build 19042.867). Two days ago, Windows Update started failing at updating my OS and displayed the typical message "We couldn't ...
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Can update Windows 10 lead to dual-boot with Ubuntu issues in a GPT hard disk?

I read this article before installing Ubuntu 18.04 alongside Windows 10 and according to the ninth case in the article, update Windows can lead to Master Boot Record being rewritten and leaving with a ...
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How do I find my entire feature update history in windows update?

How do I find my entire feature update history in windows update? I don’t mean just the current feature update, but the entire history. As in seeing the upgrade history from 1808 to 1903 to 20H2
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Windows 10 Explorer Memory leak

After the H2 Windows Update the Explorer started to leak memory like crazy (1/GB a sec). I tried rebooting, restarting over and over, but it did not help. I then installed Process Hacker and found out ...
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Error code 0x8007007a when installing Windows Update KB5001330

I am using Windows 10 version 20H2 Professional Edition (x64) version number 10.0.19042.906. I have encountered a problem when installing updates today, all other updates installed successfully except ...
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Windows 10 installed Visual C++ after random restart? Turned off System Restore? [duplicate]

Basically, I came back to my computer after leaving it on and logged in (it locks itself after some time), and realized that it had restarted in the time I was away. Shortly after login and my on-...
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Update Windows10 to a specific version

We would like a consistent version of windows on all of our machines. We are having problems with installing additional features because of this inconsistency. Automatic windows updates are disabled ...
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Restore desktop unsaved files after Windows 10 update

I'm kind of desperate, yesterday I had a bunch of tabs opened in private mode that I need for my research (my Firefox profile is set to start by default in private mode) and many opened and unsaved ...
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Windows update changes voltage levels causing hardware damage?

I work for a large company in IT. There is a sensitive project that requires unique and special cfast hard drives from Israel which cost a fortune. The HDDs are super hardened (or at least they ...
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Outdated: Lenovo default driver for Realtek 8822CE Wireless LAN 802.11ac PCI-E NIC

The default driver for IdeaPad S145-15IIL (https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/ideapad-s-series-netbooks/s145-15iil/downloads/driver-list/component?name=Networking%3A%...
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How do I prevent Windows 10 version 20H2 from redownloading and installing after deleting the update directory?

I accidentally clicked an icon in my tray, that is usually for just restarting once an update installed, however this time it consented to 20H2 installing (merely with a single click - I thought it ...
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Upgrading to Windows10 to v2004 vs 20H2

I have Windows 10 Enterprise edition on my PC and it was down. Then now I want to install Windows 10 by creating a suitable ISO on Microsoft web site. I have read some articles and look at version ...
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Failed to install windows patch

I have an issue during installing Windows Patch for Windows 10. I have tried: Clean Disk Cleanup. Scanned AV Restart wuauserv Delete file in Windows Update folder
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Is it related to Windows 10 update?

My Windows 10 wasn't updating so I checked the UUID of BIOS which was all zeroes. Also, I used this code snippet to check it in Windows itself. wmic path win32_computersystemproduct get UUID. And I ...
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Notification tray icon says I have Windows Updates to install, but I don't

I have a notification bar icon informing me I have important updates to install. But when I click through, Windows Update tells me I'm up to date As you can see by the yellow text, this is a machine ...
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Migrate Windows10 Setup from old Notebook to new Notebook - best way?

In our business we have a notebook with Windows 10 and a quite complicated software setup running on it. Its about 7 years old, but the OS runs fine - things seem quite clean and the whole setup is ...
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Windows 10 1809 LTSC startmenu and actioncenter broken

We are using Windows 10 LTSC build 1809 for our industrial systems. Recently they all got updated and since then the start menu and also action center won't open anymore. Also key combinations don't ...
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Windows 10 upgrade downloaded but not restarted

I was trying to upgrade my windows 10 version 1909 to 20H2 using the Update Assistant. The download was successful after a (really) long time and showed this: Img I chose to restart later and turned ...
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Clicking the hyperlinks for installed windows updates does not show the relevant web page associated with them

Clicking the hyperlinks for installed windows updates does not show the relevant web page associated with them. A website should appear in my web browser when I click the name of an installed windows ...
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What is Windows Update really doing on my disk?

Can someone shed light on what Windows Update really does (beside updating windows, of course)? After all updates are downloaded (forget about "slow connection" and similar crap) WU starts ...
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How to fix “This PC can't run Windows 10”?

When trying to update Windows 10 Home I get an issue that asks me to click Fix to solve it, then I get the following error: After closing the failed Fix window it shows:
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hide-windowsupdate Permission Issue

I am trying to hide a windows update that's causing havoc on our systems, but something is causing the app to get blocked, when running over the network. We are on an AD domain and I'm running this ...
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wuauserv stopping and disabling itself, preventing me from updates and upgrade install

I can't activate it, it always stops, I click start, it says running for 3 sec and then stopping, stopped, why???? sometimes it gives me error others it doesn't. Windows 10 Pro 20H2 net start wuauserv ...
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system restore stuck on initializing

my pc run into an update and after update is finished, office 365 was deleted from my pc, I tried system restore, but the pc is stuck on system restore initializing, what should I do now, can I force ...
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Cannot connect to a shared network drive even that I am on the same subnet and all the other users can connect

I have an Windows Server 2012. I have shared folders on the Windows Server. The users map them by mapping as a Network Drive. I do not have problems with any other user/Computer. Usually I access the ...
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Lost the boot partition

So hi, here is the problem: I have windows 10 and pop os on my laptop, with dual boot. recently there was a problem with the third-party operating system selector that it wouldn't show and it directly ...
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How to throttle Windows 10 update download

I was prompted to update Windows this morning. I proceeded to do so. After restarting, I got a further prompt for updates. So, I clicked on "Check For Updates". The resulting downloads are ...
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Setup Windows update downloads in Windows 10

When checking for Windows Updates, most of time there are more than one available and in that case each update is downloaded in turn. When one download completes, another starts automatically. In the ...
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System UUID got nulled in BIOS

My HP laptop was working fine before I tried installing MacOS in it. I got success in installing MacOS Big Sur where I changed the UUID in the config.plist. But after uninstalling it (I just deleted ...
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Win10 1809 Cumulative Updates not working due to version being too old

I have a machine that is running Windows 10 v1890 Build 17763.805, which is apparently too old to take the latest cumulative updates (CU), as that CU doesn't even recognize that old a version/the pre-...
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screens going black after Windows 10 2021 cumulative update

After installing the Windows 10 2021 cumulative update on my two-monitor system, these monitors have started going black for a couple of seconds, for no apparent reason, sometimes both, sometimes only ...
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Windows 7 Windows update error 80072EFE

I have a HP PC. Recently, I have reset it, and it downgraded from Windows 10 to Windows 7. After the reset, I am trying to install windows updates. But when I try to search for new updates, I get the ...
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Automating installing all Windows Updates and restart right now

Question in short How to automate with Windows built-ins (batch/PowerShell) or freely available tools, prefereably command-line, following steps: Scan for all currently available updates on WU ...
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Windows stuck in “Preparing Automatic Repair” after an unplanned power-down while disabling WSL

I'm running Windows 10, updated to it's latest version as of writing this on an Acer Predator Helios 300. Boot times for the laptop have been getting longer, and the system has been slower and laggy ...

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