Posts under Windows Updates tag.

How to block unwanted Windows Updates in Windows 10

Microsoft has released a tool that allows Windows 10 users to hide or block specific unwanted Windows Updates or Driver Updates. Using the Show or Hide Updates Tool, you can stop it from downloading specific updates. Windows 10 for home […]

A workaround to Turn Off Windows Update in Windows 10

There is no option to turn off Windows Updates using the Control Panel or Settings app in Windows 10, as it used to be with earlier versions of Windows. But there is a workaround to disable or turn off Windows […]

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How to read Windows Update log in Windows 10

Windows Update uses Event Tracing for Windows (ETW) to generate diagnostic logs in Windows 10, and save them in the .etl file format. The reason why this has been done, is because it reduces disk space usage as well as […]

Windows Update and Security settings in Windows 10

Looking for Windows Updates in your Windows 10 PC? It’s not in the Control Panel anymore! Get onto to the Settings app to check the latest Windows Update and install them on your PC. In this post we will have […]

Pin Windows Update to the Taskbar

How to pin Windows Update to taskbar in Windows 10/8/7

The Windows operating system allows you to pin most software or apps directly to the taskbar for quick access, when you’re on the desktop. This however does not hold true for Windows Update. While it is simple to pin it to […]

Windows could not search for new updates. Error Code 80244FFF

Through Windows Updates, your system remain up-to-date with latest definitions of the build operating system. Microsoft releases latest updates periodically and users are advised to install the updates regularly to avoid issues on their system. But what if Windows Updates […]

Failure configuring Windows updates

Failure configuring Windows updates. Reverting changes

If your Windows 10/8/7 system gives you a message Failure configuring Windows updates, Reverting changes, Do not  turn off your computer message, then this post may help you troubleshoot the issue. Failure configuring updates. Reverting changes. Do not  turn off your […]

Windows Patching best practices

Microsoft Windows Patching best practices and guidance

Updates for systems running Windows operating system and its products are identified as Service Packs, Hotfixes and Security patches. These updates offer a fairly quick and prescribed solution or a workaround for a problem in question. However, these updates regardless […]

Update Windows Store Apps without Internet connection

Update Windows Store Apps without Internet connection

We normally use the Windows Store application on our Windows 8 computers to updates our Windows Store apps. But there may be times when you may want to update the apps and your system does not have an Internet connection. […]

Device Health update for Windows 8

Device Health update for Windows 8.1

Microsoft has updated and released Device Health update for Windows 8.1. Cybercrime is on the rise and this update aims to improve online security when you operate Banking and other Financial accounts. This update will help will monitor and check your […]

Download Windows 8.1 Update

Download Windows 8.1 Update from Microsoft Download Center

If you are unable to download and install the new Windows 8.1 Update via Windows Update, even after having set your Windows 8 to download and install Updates automatically, you can download and install this Windows 8.1 Update package from […]

How to update Office 2013 manually

Microsoft recently released Office 2013 Service Pack 1 for customers wanting to experience enhanced level of general stability, functionality, and security in Office, SharePoint Server, and related products. The pack comes with many improvements and changes, compatibility fixes for Windows […]

Download Windows Update manually in Windows

Download Windows Updates manually in Windows 10/8/7

Most of us use Windows Update or Microsoft Update to keep our Windows operating system and Microsoft software updated. But if you want to, for some, reason, download the updates manually and save it to your computer, this is how […]

Fix: Windows Update error 0x800F081F in Windows 8.1

In this post, we will offer instructions on how to fix Windows Update error 0x800F081F in Windows 8.1 using the built-in DISM or CheckSUR tool to replace damaged or missing Windows Update files, using the System Update and Readiness Tool […]

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Error Code 80070103 Windows Update ran into a problem

Today while updating my Windows 8.1, I ran to a problem. The update failed, and I received the following message: Error Code 80070103 Windows Update ran into a problem. I tried some of the steps suggested for troubleshooting Windows Update, […]