windows update

  1. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 10 Worst Feature To Install On Windows 7 And Windows 8

    The Windows 10 free upgrade period has now closed, so how will Microsoft MSFT +0.00% get more Windows 7 and Windows 8 users to adopt it? Now we know: take away user control and make both operating systems behave like Windows 10… In a new blog post entitled ‘Further simplifying servicing models...
  2. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows Update Active Hours in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

    When Windows 10 was initially released last year one of its controversial features was that patches and drivers delivered via Windows Update were automatic and could not be turned off. Although this caused some consternation among advanced users who like to exercise that control themselves it...
  3. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Don’t want anything to do with Windows 10? Here’s how to banish it for good

    Windows 7 and 8 users know all about Windows 10. They’ve probably seen an icon advertising the new operating system in their system tray for more than half a year, and put up with more than a few pop-up ads asking them to install the free upgrade. If you have Windows Update enabled, the install...
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    64 Bit Update crashed PC

    One of my computers (fortunately "only" a backup one) - Windows 7 Ultimate, 64-bit) wanted to install updates last night (it was set to "Download updates but let me choose when to install them") and I lazily left it doing it on shutdown and went to bed, without looking to see what they were...
  5. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    This is it! Final Windows 10 Windows Insider Build Begins Rolling Out Today to All Rings

    Right now, Build 10240 of Windows 10 is rolling out to both Fast and Slow rings. Windows Insiders today are able to download and install what could end up as the RTM version of Windows 10. Microsoft isn't willing to put the RTM stamp on today's Build, but there's a couple pieces to this release...
  6. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Cortana and Project Spartan integration in Windows 10

    That is the last date Windows Insiders, the nearly 2.8 million people testing Windows 10, received a new build of the upcoming operating system. 40 days; 5 weeks and 5 days; 960 hours; 57,600 minutes, 3,456,000 seconds All represent the number of days since that last public build was made...