Tag: update

Windows Update can sometimes be a pain.  While it’s both necessary and helpful to have security and stability updates automatically delivered to your PCs, this all too often results in restarts and downloads happening at the most unhelpful times. Fortunately it’s very easy to control…

When a new Feature Update is installed on your PC, a copy of your existing Windows installation is kept as a backup, just in case what is effectively a new version of Windows causes a problem and needs to be uninstalled.  This backup can take…

Windows Updates can be annoying, especially if you have a low-bandwidth Internet connection.  Fortunately Windows 10 includes controls to help you manage how you receive updates on your PCs, and from where they come.  Opening Settings and navigating to Update & Security and then Delivery Optimisation is…

My 14th Pluralsight course, Windows Installation, Updating, and Recovery troubleshooting is now available to watch. A PC is not a PC without a working operating system on board, and productivity doesn’t exist unless this happens smoothly, efficiently, and with a result that’s stable, resilient, and…

Twice a year Microsoft release a Feature Pack for Windows 10, these are the equivalent of Service Packs for older versions of Windows.  The difference is that where new features would come along every three or so years with a new version of Windows, and…

Windows Update is essential, it keeps your PC safe and secure from malware, exploit hacking, and it keeps things stable, reliable and up to date.  However not all updates install without a problem, and this is because as there is a virtually infinite number of…