Windows Update

How to work with Windows Update to keep your operating system up-to-date. How to deal with botched updates, delay Windows 10 updates, and more.

How to use the Show or hide updates tool to stop a Windows 10 update

Knowing how to stop a Windows 10 update with the “Show or hide updates” tool can save you a lot of trouble if an automatic download causes system instability or crashes Microsoft developed the “Show or hide updates” tool to fix existing issues caused by faulty updates or...

How to change the bandwidth limits for Windows 10 updates

If you have a metered or slow internet connection, you probably hate the fact that a lot of data gets downloaded each month for Windows 10 updates and also how updates make your internet connection slower Fortunately, newer versions of Windows 10 have a built-in feature called...

How to delay Windows 10 updates like October 2020 Update

Microsoft has started the rollout of Windows 10 October 2020 Update (version 20H2) It is going to be a slow rollout through Windows Update Microsoft decided to throttle availability over the coming weeks to ensure a reliable download experience, so the update may not be offered to...

Windows 10 Update Assistant: Upgrade to October 2020 Update today!

On October 20, 2020, Microsoft began distributing the October 2020 Update for Windows 10 through Windows Update and the Media Creation Tool The update, also known as Windows 10 version 2009 or 20H2, is also available through the Windows 10 Update Assistant - a small file that acts as...

What’s new in Windows 10 October 2020 Update?

The autumnal October 2020 Update (version 20H2) for Windows 10 is out and brings a few new things designed to streamline our experience with this operating system While this update doesn't come with as many new features as previous ones, that's not necessarily a bad thing In a way,...

What’s new in Windows 10 May 2020 Update?

The Spring of 2020 has arrived and, just like it did in the last few years, Microsoft is getting ready to launch a new major update for Windows 10 Initially, everyone thought it would be called April 2020 Update However, Microsoft decided to postpone it, and call it May 2020 Update...

What’s new in Windows 10 November 2019 Update?

In November 2019, Microsoft has scheduled the release of the next feature update for Windows 10, bringing it to version 1909 However, this update does not bring significant new features or changes, like previous updates For November 2019 Update, Microsoft has changed its focus to...

The complete guide to Windows 10 updates

Windows Update is an essential part of running Windows 10, regardless of which edition or version of this operating system you are using Windows Update is the way Microsoft releases not only the so-called feature updates, but also regular bug fixes and security patches If you want to...

What’s new in Windows 10 May 2019 Update? 13 new features!

On May 21st, 2019, Microsoft released the next major update to Windows 10, called Windows May 2019 Update It is a significant upgrade bringing several improvements to Windows 10, specifically to the user interface and the security features of the operating system If you want to know...

Set the Windows 10 update schedule, and when it restarts the PC

  Windows 10 Home users do not have much control over what updates are pushed to their PCs by Microsoft However, users can choose when to reboot their computers or devices to install the pending operating system updates In the newer versions of Windows 10, there is a small...

3 ways to uninstall Windows 10 updates

It is usually a good idea to install all the Windows 10 updates that are available for your computers and devices However, from time to time, some updates might cause problems or crashes Those are the times when you probably want to uninstall those Windows 10 updates How do you do...

Update Windows 10 from another PC on the local network, or the internet

Traditionally, Windows 10 updates are downloaded from Microsoft's servers to your PC While this is the most secure way of getting untampered update files, it is not the fastest delivery method that you can use It's also not bandwidth friendly and can be problematic for people with...

7 reasons why you should get Windows 10 October 2018 Update

Windows 10 is an ever-changing operating system, and Microsoft introduces new features periodically The latest major update for Windows 10 is called October 2018 Update, and it was launched on October 2nd Although the new October 2018 Update does not add tons of new features to the...

Windows 10 Spring Creators Update has been silently delayed by Microsoft

Microsoft has never said anything publicly about the next release of Windows 10: it did not communicate an exact launch date, and it did not even confirm the name - Windows 10 Spring Creators Update That name only showed up on several occasions to users that are members of the...

12+ reasons why you should get Windows 10 April 2018 Update

On April 30th, 2018, Microsoft releases the next major update to Windows 10: April 2018 Update, which has the codename Redstone 4 The upgrade brings several new features and many quality-of-life improvements to the previous Fall Creators Update If you want to know what is new, and...