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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 pause Windows 10 updates

When writing this article, Microsoft has rolled out Windows 10 2022 Update (version 22H2). As always, the company initially throttles availability to ensure a reliable download and installation experience, so the update was only offered to some. While this feature update is...

Windows 10 Update Assistant: Upgrade Windows 10 to the latest version!

On October 18th, 2022, Microsoft began distributing the 2022 Update for Windows 10 through Windows Update and the Media Creation Tool. Additionally, this update, also known as Windows 10 version 22H2, is available through the Windows 10 Update...

What’s new in Windows 10 version 22H2?

On October 18th, 2022, Microsoft released Windows 10, version 22H2, also known as the Windows 10 2022 Update. This version is available for existing Windows 10 devices through Windows Update. Devices currently running Windows 10, version 20H2 or newer, will have a...

How to block Windows updates (2 ways)

Knowing how to stop a Windows update can save you a lot of trouble if an automatic download causes system instability or crashes. In the past, Microsoft developed a tool called “Show or hide updates” that could fix existing issues caused by faulty updates or drivers and...

How to pause Windows 11 updates

Unfortunately, Windows updates are often a hit-and-miss affair, with many users rushing to update their operating system only to find that the process broke built-in apps and features or even made their device unusable. If you’re cautious about updating Windows 11 or you want to...

5 ways to uninstall Windows 11 updates

Even if Microsoft does test its updates, in recent years, there were many occurrences of buggy updates ruining system stability. Therefore, uninstalling Windows 11 updates can come in handy if your system doesn’t function properly after updating. This article shows you five methods...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...