Articles tagged: windows update
Unless you have a specific reason not to, the best approach to taking updates is to take them all. I’ll review why, and how to protect yourself in case something goes wrong.
The end-of-support date for Windows 10 is now based on the release date of the feature update you last installed.
Unsupported hardware because the CPU is too new? It’s a scenario some users of older Windows versions can experience. There are a couple of solutions.
Windows Update can get confused or stuck. I’ll review ways to fix Windows Update, including what I refer to as the “nuclear option”.
Updates to Windows seemingly can’t be trusted, and yet they’re forced on us. Something must change.
My take on the latest Windows update and your options therein.
The latest major update to Windows 10 has an issue that’s preventing wider rollout. I’ll review what it is, and what to do.
Windows Update seems less than reliable. How can you prepare for what may or may not happen without tearing your hair out?
The October 2018 Windows 10 Update is apparently deleting some people’s files. Here’s how to prepare and protect yourself.
Unless you’re willing to pay a lot of attention on a very regular basis, automatic updates are an important part of keeping your machine safe.
It appears Microsoft may be pushing Windows 10 to machines even when it hasn’t been requested. That’s just wrong, and I’ll show you how to stop it.
Windows 10 peer-to-peer sharing (or “delivery optimization”) is a technology used to make updates quicker and more reliable. Unfortunately, it does come with some risk.
Microsoft Update works hard to make sure your system is up to date and safe – especially safe. It’s generally not a good idea to second guess it.
Windows update can update more things than just Windows operating system. So keeping it up to date is still a good idea.
Malicious Software Removal Tool is something that’s downloaded and run by automatic updates, regardless of the anti-malware tools that you may already use, to provide a base level protection to the operating system.
Windows Update is a silent and key workhorse in keeping your machine safe and secure from the latest threats and bugs. It’s a good idea to check in on Windows Update once in a while to make sure things are as they should be, and operating according to your wishes.