Windows 10: Where are the Updates stored when they're being downloaded? Solved

  1.    12 Jun 2016 #1

    Where are the Updates stored when they're being downloaded?


    Man... I'm exhausted on searching about where are the windows updates are placed when they're downloaded?

    1) I know they aren't in %temp% or %appdata%.
    2) I know they vanishes after being installed.

    --> I want to know where are they being prison-ed whey they're being downloaded?

    Just as someone also want to know -> I have Windows 10 Home (Non N BTW).

    And yeah one more thing Thanks in Advance...
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    Windows 10.3 Home 1703 x64 (Home per choice)
       12 Jun 2016 #2

    Typically it is here among other things: %windir%\softwaredistribution\download
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  3.    14 Jun 2016 #3

    TairikuOkami said: View Post
    Typically it is here among other things: %windir%\softwaredistribution\download
    Thanks that worked for me cuz i wanted to save the drivers that windows download after you install another on your sys, so i can save my internet data.. Thanks again
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  4.    21 Jun 2016 #4

    PRince4 said: View Post
    Thanks that worked for me cuz i wanted to save the drivers that windows download after you install another on your sys, so i can save my internet data.. Thanks again
    Damn (sorry) i couldn't find the drivers or any kind of setup files being stored there, There were just .inf and some .cab files but no executable to Intstall them...
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    Windows 10.3 Home 1703 x64 (Home per choice)
       21 Jun 2016 #5

    Windows installs drivers using cab files.

    Update Windows Drivers using .CAB File - YouTube
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  6.    25 Jun 2016 #6

    That i guess would be the idea to keep a copy of my drivers,Thanks again... i guess i will bother you after some time.
    Thanks again....
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    Win_8.1-Pro, Win_10.1607-Pro, Mint_17.3
       25 Jun 2016 #7

    PRince4 said: View Post
    Thanks that worked for me cuz i wanted to save the drivers that windows download after you install another on your sys, so i can save my internet data.. Thanks again
    See if this thread helps:
    Solved Driver Backup in Windows 10 Pro - Windows 10 Forums

    Technet reference: Export-WindowsDriver
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  8.    13 Jul 2016 #8

    Slartybart said: View Post
    Thank you Mate, just the thing i was looking for..
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