Windows 10: Question on Auto updates

  1.    28 Jul 2016 #1

    Question on Auto updates


    On Windows 10 Home. Important updates are automatically downloaded and installed, I get that. What I don`t get is does it work the same as when maintenance is running ( if I`m using pc it will suspend and resume when idle ) or will updates be dl/ installed when pc is powered on and continue until finished?
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    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, Win7 Home, Linux Mint
       28 Jul 2016 #2

    Look in Start, Settings and Update and Security, will give some information about it and let you make some changes. The last several [that I can recall] had any required Restart scheduled for 3AM but also had a button to Restart now. I've not yet had Updates interfere with what I was doing but that does not apply to third-party software such as an antivirus, etc.
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  3.    28 Jul 2016 #3

    Thanks for the quick response Berton. Upgraded from 8.1 to 10 less than a week ago, all went well. UI is very familiar, mostly. The whole update scenario is a bit less informative though, a lot less control over it and I accept that. Let me put it like this, I come home from work, power up pc, check e-mails look at the news etc. then want to use some system/ network hungry application/ game. Will Win 10 keep auto dl/ installing important updates while I`m using such apps/ game.
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  4. Posts : 3,238
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, Win7 Home, Linux Mint
       28 Jul 2016 #4

    You're welcome. I am quite satisfied with Win10 versus Win8.1. I am using the ability to delete or remove Tiles and using Pin to Start then dragging the Tiles around as I need, makes things better. Because the Most Used list is dynamic I Pinned the programs to Start then at the top of the Tiles [2 bars on the right side by the vertical scrollbar show up when pointer moved to there] I created a category called Most Used - Pinned and moved the Tiles to there. Easy to click Start then a Tile and on with the work.
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