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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.

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

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 whether it is worth installing, for free, on your Windows 10 computers and devices, read this article:
15+ reasons why you should get Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

15+ reasons why you should get Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

If you use Windows 10, and you read our website, you have heard about the Fall Creators Update. It is the latest major update for Windows 10, and it is available for every Windows 10 user, for free, starting October 17th, 2017. The Fall Creators Update includes several new features that are designed to enhance the experience of creative users, just like the Windows 10
What is Windows 10 Creators Update and why should you install it?

What is Windows 10 Creators Update and why should you install it?

When Windows 10 was released for the first time, Microsoft said that this would be their last operating system. And they have kept their promise up until now: they have developed no new operating systems. However, that doesn't mean that Windows 10 is stalling. Quite the contrary! Windows 10 is probably the most dynamic operating system created by Microsoft. Last year, Microsoft gave us the
15 Reasons why you should get the Windows 10 Anniversary Update today

15 Reasons why you should get the Windows 10 Anniversary Update today

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update is, without question, an important point in Windows 10's evolution path since it was initially released to the public, last year. However, you shouldn't think about it as a new iteration of the operating system, but rather as a "service pack with many added benefits". The Anniversary Update polishes Windows 10 and, on top of that, brings a couple of
Configure How Windows Update Works In Windows 7 & Windows 8.1

Configure How Windows Update Works In Windows 7 & Windows 8.1

When your PC is online, Windows automatically checks for important updates and installs them using the Windows Update service, depending on the way it is configured. As always with Windows operating systems, Windows Update has a default set of settings for the way it works and you can customize them. In this guide we will share how to find all the available settings for the
How To Manage Your Installed & Hidden Windows Updates

How To Manage Your Installed & Hidden Windows Updates

Windows Update is an essential part of Windows that is permanently improving the operating system and the quality of your user experience. After using your computer for a long time, you will end up with plenty of updates installed. If you want to find information about them, when they were installed and what they do, you can review all your installed updates. Also, you can
How to Use Windows Update from Windows 8.1's PC Settings

How to Use Windows Update from Windows 8.1's PC Settings

In Windows 8.1 there are two Windows Update tools: one available from the Desktop (which hasn't changed since Windows 7) and one in PC Settings, that's optimized for users with touch devices. When using the PC Settings version, you can view information about available updates, check for new updates manually, install those that are available, view your update history, and choose how updates get installed
What's New in Windows 8.1 Public Preview (codename

What's New in Windows 8.1 Public Preview (codename "Blue")?

Windows 8.1 Public Preview is now available for download and it brings many changes to Windows 8. There's lots of new stuff coming in this update and all of it is good. While many of you would think that Windows 8.1 is mostly about touch and tablets, you would be very wrong to think so. Windows 8.1 packs lots of upgrades for traditional PC users.