Posts under Windows Updates tag.

Windows Update Delivery Optimization

Windows Update Delivery Optimization or WUDO in Windows 10

Until now, updates to Windows and other Microsoft products were downloaded only from Microsoft servers. Windows Update connected to Microsoft servers, checked if any updates were available and if available, downloaded them to your computer. This has changed in Windows […]



Defer upgrades in Windows 10

How to Defer Upgrades in Windows 10

If you are using Windows 10 Professional, Enterprise or Education edition, then you will be able to defer the download and installation of Windows Updates on your computer system. Windows 10 Home users, will not see this option. Windows 10 […]



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 […]