Windows 10: Update W-10 manually

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  1. Posts : 487
    Windows 7/64 Professional
       24 Oct 2014 #1

    Update W-10 manually


    Just discovered that the new version allows me to set do W-10 updates manually.

    I do like it that way better. I check several times a day just like I do on W-7.

    Just open Windows 10 Updates and select Choose how updates get installed.
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  2.    24 Oct 2014 #2

    Hmmmmm, good, hate automatic updates, I normally leave on Notify only.
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  3. Posts : 1,511
    Win-7Prox64 Win-8.1Prox64 Win-10Prox64
       25 Oct 2014 #3

    Yea there's not a clear way to know the status of update either :/
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  4. Posts : 487
    Windows 7/64 Professional
    Thread Starter
       25 Oct 2014 #4

    I think we just need more information displayed concerning Windows Updates.
    What is the update, what does it do, and I want to be able to decide the next step.
    I'm not really interested in all the Bing stuff and updates for Bing.
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  5.    25 Oct 2014 #5

    Layback Bear said: View Post
    Just discovered that the new version allows me to set do W-10 updates manually.

    I do like it that way better. I check several times a day just like I do on W-7.

    Just open Windows 10 Updates and select Choose how updates get installed.
    9860?
    Not for me yet.
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  6. Posts : 1,511
    Win-7Prox64 Win-8.1Prox64 Win-10Prox64
       25 Oct 2014 #6

    Yea Bing what a pain this time I unselected use bing for search results,
    It totally brings back the start menu search
    Before with bing every time I type in the search and hit enter I would get spun to a bing search page

    Not very practical type internet options.... and getting a silly bing search page
    Now it doesn't do that

    I have windows updates set for Just Windows not the other crud Microsoft is pushing
    But did set it to alert of updates but let me decide whether to download and install them
    Cheers.
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  7.    25 Oct 2014 #7

    So, fellow posters, you are saying that by default (NOT reg hacking) that you can now change the option for downloading updates, automatically or manually.?
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  8. Posts : 1,511
    Win-7Prox64 Win-8.1Prox64 Win-10Prox64
       25 Oct 2014 #8

    Yep and narrow the update options to only windows I would imagine if your using a Microsoft account outlook.com.. and all the other default apps you wouldn't want to do that though,
    But you can control when they update at the least,
    I'm using a local account and use none of the built in apps they have all been uninstalled,
    Cheers.
    My bad some settings are still grayed out :/
    Attachment 7458
    Last edited by ThrashZone; 25 Oct 2014 at 20:16.
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  9. Posts : 2,033
    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64
       25 Oct 2014 #9

    Layback Bear said: View Post
    Just discovered that the new version allows me to set do W-10 updates manually.

    I do like it that way better. I check several times a day just like I do on W-7.

    Just open Windows 10 Updates and select Choose how updates get installed.
    Are you sure about this ? I did a fresh install 9860 and the option was disabled. I had to change it in Group Policy Editor to enable it.
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  10. Posts : 487
    Windows 7/64 Professional
    Thread Starter
       25 Oct 2014 #10

    I checked again and I can no longer do manual updates.
    Now I get just like the picture in Thrashzone #8 post.
    I have no idea how this happened.
    It use to give me a option after checking for updates to (Install Now). It no longer does.
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