1.    29 Jan 2016 #1
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 186
    Win10

    Best Way to Install Updates?


    I would like to get a mini poll here on how people would install Windows 10 Updates?
    For now, I set it to Auto Download and Notify to Install from the Group Policy settings since I have the Pro version.

    Please provide me some feedback on how you guys do the Windows Updates on Win10.
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  2.    30 Jan 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 10,465
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

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    -and prior to an upgrade I would aim to create or update a disk image.
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  3.    30 Jan 2016 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Trnava
    Posts : 2,750
    Windows 10.4 Home 1709 x64

    Notify before download, I prefer to have an option to block it, before even downloading it.
    Just the last update .63 resulted in a restart loop, I had to reinstall to be able to install it.
    I like to wait a few days before I install, due to the problems in past years, it gets worse.
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  4.    30 Jan 2016 #4
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 186
    Win10
    Thread Starter

    I have it set now to Notify before download as you suggested.
    But, what will happen if I get notified of a pending download of an update and choose to skip that download if I decide I do not want it?
    Will I get constantly getting the Windows Update notifications for that particular download that I skipped to download?
    If yes, then that would be really annoying...
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  5.    31 Jan 2016 #5
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 24,404
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    Quote Originally Posted by win10freak View Post
    I have it set now to Notify before download as you suggested.
    But, what will happen if I get notified of a pending download of an update and choose to skip that download if I decide I do not want it?
    Will I get constantly getting the Windows Update notifications for that particular download that I skipped to download?
    If yes, then that would be really annoying...
    See: https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/8...dows-10-a.html
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