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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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Windows 10 is stuck on 1607 and “Your device is up to date”

I have one computer in a domain environment that seems to be stuck on build 1607. When I Check online for updates from Microsoft Update it checks and then tells me Your device is up to date I have ...
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RSAT unavailable in Windows 10 - 1803

Since the October update of Windows 10 I'm not able to install RSAT. I have found numerus of guides telling me that this has been moved to feature on demand and I have tried installing following ...
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Win10 1803 (KB4462919) prompts for reboot. Can I disable? Will it delete my files/crash?

Given the recent news about Windows Update 1809, I am concerned about allowing my PC to reboot. It is Win10 x64, and the prompt is for 2018-10 Cumulaitve Update 1803 for x64 (KB4462919). A few ...
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It's 2018 October, What is the best way to disable windows 10 (win10) annoying auto updates that reboots your computer out of no where [duplicate]

I just installed a new windows 10 pro and want to get rid of these very annoying windows 10 updates that causes my computer to restart in the middle of the night or when I'm working. I wan't to ...
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BSOD Unexpected Kernel Mode Trap minidump

Updated recently to Windows 1809 (right when it came out, actually. Foolish of me, since the next day I started hearing about lots of people losing their data from this update. Thankfully I still have ...
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Unclear on what will happen during next Windows 10 major OS update

I installed Windows 10 Pro from scratch in September 2017. I built USB installer with the latest OS version at the time. My Advanced options for updates are as follows: Branch readiness: Semi-Annual ...
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How do I stop automatic updates in Windows 10 home? [duplicate]

I've been searching the web and all I can come up with is workarounds or disabling the update service completely. You used to be able to choose download but don't install or let me decide. I don't ...
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Windows 10 v. 1803 update issue, not resolved by Update Troubleshooter

For a few weeks, Windows Update has been failing with error 0x80070426 in the Event Log. Despite the warning Your device is missing important security and quality fixes, no update KB item is listed. ...
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Encrypted Windows10 starts decrypted when it is rebooted after a system update

I am running fedora and windows 10 in dual boot, both oft which are encrypted separately. Whenever windows 10 updates, while shutting down, the next time I boot up in windows I don't need to enter the ...
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Win7 2018-09 Quality Rollup (KB4457144) fails with 0x8000FFFF error

When I try to install KB4457144 (2018-09 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7), installation stops, no matter from Windows Update or downloading from Catalog and running it. Is there a fix ...
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Windows 10 laptop can only open Google.com and Youtube

I since yesterday experienced a very strange problem: my Windows 10 Dell laptop can only open www.google.co.uk (also www.google.com) and Youtube, nothing else. I get a "Connection was reset" error ...
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Unable to Update Windows 10

Error Message: Your device is missing important security and quality fixes. My current Windows Version is: I ran into this problem once before about a year ago or so. After some research, I found ...
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Missing WinPE Packages to Install KB4346783?

I'm attempting to install KB4346783 (like: Can't install Windows 10 update (KB4346783)) I followed all the steps in the comments (removing the folder in software/distribution/, fiddling with DISM ...
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Windows Updates stuck in some weird loop

ALL, I recently had to exchange the hard drive in one of my laptops. The technicians who did this re-installed Windows 7 - system that was on it initially. They did install all updates and put the MS ...
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Windows 1804 and still auto restarting for updates

It was my understanding that with the Creators Update 1703, Windows 10 would no longer be auto restarting on its own. Currently running 1804 and am still experiencing forced restarts. Are these ...
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Avoiding the Creators Update of Windows 10 [duplicate]

I have been updating Windows 10 since first install over a year ago, but now it repeatedly prompts me to update to the 'Windows Creators Update.' I don't want to as I am good with the current Windows ...
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Can't install Windows 10 update (KB4346783)

The problem I have is that I can't install the 2018-08 Cumulative update (KB4346783). Every time I restart to install the update I get the typica 'please wait while Windows installs updates' screen ...
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Cannot see available network page after updating to KB4346783

I just updated my laptop using Windows 10 1803 using the cumulative update package (KB4346783). Everything is working great except I cannot click on network taskbar icon and see available network ...
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Windows 10 fails to boot after update

My computer fails to boot into the Windows 10 OS after the recent update. It just goes into the windows loading screen and just goes blank after few seconds and stays there for few more seconds and ...
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Does an evaluation install of Windows Server Essentials get Feature updates?

I've installed and activated an evaluation copy of Windows Server Essentials 2016 from the Microsoft Evaluation Centre: 14393.0.161119-1705.RS1_REFRESH_SERVERESSENTIALS_OEM_X64FRE_EN-US.iso After ...
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Windows 10 1607 LTSB cannot install security updates

I'm running Windows 10 1607 (build 14393.0) Long-term Service Branch and I want to install the latest updates on it (I'm only interested in security updates). When manually searching for updates using ...
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Windows 7 won't boot after last patches (2018-08)

After applying last rollup (August 2018) my system doesn't boot. It restarts just after the Windows flag animation begins. The next reboot, it launches system recovery but it says it couldn't do ...
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About putting computer to sleep in the middle of a feature update

I have to put my computer to sleep in this situation. Will there be any harm to the update files? What can I do?
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Slipstream updates and feature updates to Windows Server Essentials 2016

I have a physical disk of Windows Server Essentials 2016 RTM. How can I slipstream the monthly cumulative updates and the feature updates like 1703/1709/1803, so that a new ISO will install the ...
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Best way to update software over the air [closed]

I have many Windows devices in the field. Each one of them is connected using a SIM card to the Internet or a WiFi network. I am looking for a robust way to update software on the device, both ...
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windows patch KB4012215 not install

windows install KB4012215 wannacry patch have error 2147942402 system not found Designated file and have a log show not change status to installed(error code: 0x80070002) I try move the patch install ...
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How to find out what Win10 update just did?

I just spent 1h 15m waiting for my newly installed Windows 10 (my work computer, not an OS of my own choice) to start as a result of a "system update". Q1: How can I get a detailed report of what was ...
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Windows 10 throws 0x80071a91 every single time

I get this error in Windows 10 every single time I try to install cumulative or Adobe Flash Player updates (not for Office and other minor updates). I remove C:\Winodws\SoftwareDistribution in safe ...
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Windows 10 Update stuck in Initializing Status - [Internal – Corpnet Required]

Question: I am trying to update one of my Windows 10 operating system, but it has been stuck in Initializing status. The update in question is: [Internal – Corpnet Required] 2018-08 Cumulative ...
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How can I stop Microsoft from sending me unwanted data?

Im on a metered connection which is fairly slow during the day (faster at night) and my limit is 50GB/month. I recently did a fresh install of Windows 10 Pro and Im constantly getting data sent from ...
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Disable 'Updates are available'-notifications [duplicate]

We have a handful of Windows 10 VMs in Azure, and we manage their updates via Update Management in Azure. However, the 'Updates are available'-notification still pops up and disrupts user activities. ...
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Blank screen with blinking cursor while trying live usb install of Win 10

I had my laptop running on Windows 10 set for update and restart. While updating the system crashed and the blue screen waiting for restart came. When restarted the system goes to Windows automatic ...
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Windows Server 2016, 2018-07, several cumulative updates?

On my Windows Server 2016 system, I have installed Windows Update "2018-07 cumulative update for Windows Server 2016 for x64-based systems" successfully. Two times already, today it is popping up for ...
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“Last update failed” - Windows IoT Update error

Just installed Windows IoT on my Raspberry Pi 3B+ and whenever I try to check for updates from the Windows Device Portal, I get the following error: "Last update failed". Everything else is going fine....
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Windows update error 0x80246016

Since yesterday I have this Window Update error on both my Windows Mobile 10 phone (yes...) and my Windows 7 desktop machine. On my phone I tried to change networks, and changed the storage to SD ...
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Windows 10 update service is disabled automatically after update

After a successful update, Windows 10 Update Service is often set to "disabled" and I have to re-enable it manually. There is no third-party software installed on the system No task schedule is ...
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Problems with Windows Update on Server 2012 R2

I have 16 important updates in Windows Update waiting to be installed, but they won't install. The general case is the following: To install Update X, first I need to install update Y. Update Y does ...
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Client no show in WSUS console (windows server 2016)

I am trying to configure client (windows7) for contact with WSUS server(windows server 2016) by config registry (none AD) as below : [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\...
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Windows: Unused software has been updated

The notification "Skype has been updated" just popped up in my Windows 10 notification center. This windows install is about 4 months old, I've never used Skype before and cannot find anything ...
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how to update internet explorer 11 to the version 11.1155.15063.0

I have searched in many forums and in windows update, but I would like to install the manual update Internet Explorer 11 11.1155.15063.0 in windows update does not appear My operating system is ...
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Preventing a downloaded Windows Update to be applied

I'm in need of preventing the big update of Windows 10 Home Single Language to version 1803, where I failed to stop it, until the state of wait for restart to apply it. I used Wushowhide tool to hide (...
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Windows 10 Updates: Win 10 updates its version in increasing order (going through each update)?

I had installed window 10 (genuine and it was some oldest version of win 10)on my laptop in drive with 50 GB storage, since win 10 has been upgraded every twice (approximately) a year, so every update ...
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Virus or Windows Update?

Approach I am using windows 10 and as always I check the Services of my computer. Today reviewing if the Windows Update service was running I noticed the following service: I thought it was one of ...
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How to stop DoSvc service?

I'm trying to pause Windows Updates on a Windows 10 machine (because I kind of need to download something else at this particular moment). I've found a few sites recommending certain services be ...
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Can't install an update KB4284863. Reverting changes on reboot

The system: Windows Server 2012 R2. When I try to install KB4284863 it install successfully, but on reboot it says something like "Failure to configure updates. Reverting changes" The exact error ...
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Windows Update KB4284835 Freezing computers

've been trying to update a work laptop which specs are I5-4200M 2.5ghz 4GB Ram OS is Windows 10 Pro 64bit I've been trying to update a machine it's 2018-06 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version ...
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Windows Server 2012 Updates not downloading

I have a VM on VirtualBox running windows 2012 r2 and I tried to download updates, system connected to update server and told me all updates I need, but when I try to download them its stuck at 0% ...
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Windows Insider Preview stuck on 17677

Currently I run Windows Insider builds on my second pc. The recent days it tries to update the build but everytime it reboots a GSOD will appear with a System Service Exception caused by "afd.sys". I ...
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Bitlocker encrypted my drive without asking during Windows update

After my Windows 10 machine installed the latest seasonal update, it got stuck in a boot loop. It POSTs, but only got as far as the Dell loading screen - no Windows loading screen. I swapped the OS ...
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Update Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB and keep activation status

My situation is almost identical to this question. I have just bought a used laptop that has Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB v1507, Build 10240. Windows is activated, but i don't know the product key. I ...