Add Windows Update Settings context menu in Windows 10

    Add Windows Update Settings context menu in Windows 10

    How to Add or Remove Windows Update Settings context menu in Windows 10
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    02 Apr 2017
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    How to Add or Remove Windows Update Settings context menu in Windows 10

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    Windows Update helps keep your PC safer and your software current by automatically downloading and installing important and critical updates for Windows from Microsoft via the Internet.

    This tutorial will show you how to add or remove a Windows Update Settings desktop context menu for all users to quickly check for updates, view update history, set restart options, and set advanced options in Windows 10.

    While you must be signed in as an administrator to be able to add or remove the Windows Update Settings context menu, all users will be able to use the context menu.


    EXAMPLE: Windows Update Settings context menu
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    Here's How:

    1. Do step 2 (add) or step 3 (remove) below for what you would like to do.


     2. To Add Windows Update Settings to Desktop Context Menu

    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

    Add_Windows_Update_Settings_to_desktop_context_menu.reg

    download


     3. To Remove Windows Update Settings from Desktop Context Menu

    NOTE: This is the default setting.

    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

    Remove_Windows_Update_Settings_from_desktop_context_menu.reg

    download

    4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

    5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

    6. If prompted, click on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

    7. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.


    That's it,
    Shawn


  1.    13 Aug 2016 #1
    Join Date : Feb 2015
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    This will save a bunch of clicks, when trying to scarf-up those Insider releases
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  2.    13 Aug 2016 #2
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  3.    4 Weeks Ago #3
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    Shawn you are a little Click Saving Little Bunny.

    Thank you

    Jack
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  4.    4 Weeks Ago #4
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    Thank you Jack. I'm glad it could help.

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  5.    4 Weeks Ago #5
    Join Date : Oct 2013
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    What I was looking for is the old way settings. Windows 7 way
    Download updates but let me choose to install.

    Is that method gone in Windows 10?

    Jack
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  6.    4 Weeks Ago #6
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    I'm afraid so unless some 3rd party program may have that option.
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