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  1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 47
    window 10
       15 Aug 2015 #1

    Which type of updates will be installed automatically


    There are 3 typesof Windows Updates, Important, Recommended and Optional,

    Which of these 3 types of updates will be downloaded and installed automatically?
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,517
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       15 Aug 2015 #2

    Hello big10,

    In Windows 10 Home, it would be all of them.

    Otherwise, you could use this below in the Windows 10 Pro an Enterprise editions.

    Windows Update Automatic Updates - Enable or Disable in Windows 10
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  3. Joined : Jun 2015
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    Posts : 3,005
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       15 Aug 2015 #3

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello big10,

    In Windows 10 Home, it would be all of them.

    Otherwise, you could use this below in the Windows 10 Pro an Enterprise editions.

    Windows Update Automatic Updates - Enable or Disable in Windows 10
    Sad about this too hoping be more options on this in future like 8.1.
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  4. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 2,923
    Windows 10 Pro
       15 Aug 2015 #4

    Actually, there are more types than that.

    There are Critical, Moderate, and Low. These are for security updates.

    Then there are Important, Recommended and Optional. These are non-security related updates, such as compatibility fixes, new features, or performance improvements.
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  5. Joined : Jun 2015
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       15 Aug 2015 #5

    Mystere said: View Post
    Actually, there are more types than that.

    There are Critical, Moderate, and Low. These are for security updates.

    Then there are Important, Recommended and Optional. These are non-security related updates, such as compatibility fixes, new features, or performance improvements.
    Yes, do not have these options in Windows 10, picking and choosing optional if any.
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  6. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 47
    window 10
       15 Aug 2015 #6

    jds63 said: View Post
    Sad about this too hoping be more options on this in future like 8.1.
    Yes, my SSD has only 250 gb, it is likely that the space in drive C will be eaten up by the updates.

    In Windows 8.1, I choose only Important updates.
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  7. Joined : Jun 2015
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       15 Aug 2015 #7

    big10 said: View Post
    Yes, my SSD has only 250 gb, it is likely that the space in drive C will be eaten up by the updates.

    In Windows 8.1, I choose only Important updates.
    Doubtfully, updates are not too large, use disk cleanup afterwards. Can also buy bigger SSD have decreased in price.
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  8. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 2,923
    Windows 10 Pro
       15 Aug 2015 #8

    big10 said: View Post
    Yes, my SSD has only 250 gb, it is likely that the space in drive C will be eaten up by the updates.

    In Windows 8.1, I choose only Important updates.
    Windows 10 is designed to work on 32GB tablets. 250GB is more than plenty. Updates may temporarily take space while they are being installed, but they get cleaned up afterwards.
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  9. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 47
    window 10
       15 Aug 2015 #9

    Mystere said: View Post
    Windows 10 is designed to work on 32GB tablets. 250GB is more than plenty. Updates may temporarily take space while they are being installed, but they get cleaned up afterwards.
    May be I am worrying too much. I have noticed there are lots of Recommended an Optional updates in Windows 8.1.
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  10. Joined : Jun 2015
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       15 Aug 2015 #10

    big10 said: View Post
    May be I am worrying too much. I have noticed there are lots of Recommended an Optional updates in Windows 8.1.
    I have a Samsung 250GB on my system too. Use a second drive if you are.
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