1. Joined : Oct 2016
    Ontario Canada
    Posts : 17
    Windows 10 Pro
       3 Weeks Ago #1

    Win 10 Updates from My PC


    I"m having trouble finding information on how to receive Windows 10 updates from "My PC"
    I have 2 identical machines, both run Widows 10 Pro, the second machine isn't a daily user basically it just has the OS installed and antivirus software. I like to keep both machine updated. To save bandwidth I have tried updating the second machine by checking receive updates from My PC. To date I have been unsuccessful.
    I have a modem/router with 4 local Ethernet ports, I connect the second PC the the modem local Ethernet port but it obtains the current updates form MS Server, not my primary PC which is updated automatically.

    Do I require a crossover DSL cable to update the second machine off line?
    I would appreciate any help.
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    A Finnish ex-pat in Germany
    Posts : 9,109
    Windows 10 Pro
       3 Weeks Ago #2

    Have you turned on Updates from more than one place in Settings > Update & security > Windows Update > Advanced options > Choose how updates are delivered?

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  3. Joined : Oct 2016
    Ontario Canada
    Posts : 17
    Windows 10 Pro
       3 Weeks Ago #3

    Kari Thanks for your reply. Yes both PCs are selected ON and selected PCs on my local network. I'm thinking I may have to use an Ethernet crossover cable and try updating the second PC OFF line?
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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    A Finnish ex-pat in Germany
    Posts : 9,109
    Windows 10 Pro
       3 Weeks Ago #4

    Stitch194 said: View Post
    I may have to use an Ethernet crossover cable and try updating the second PC OFF line?
    That will most probably not work.

    At the moment I have nothing to suggest, let's hope other members will see this thread and come with other ideas.
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  5. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 6,423
    Windows 10 Pro
       3 Weeks Ago #5

    I have never been able to get it to work either. Seems like all of my PCs pull the updates from the Internet rather than other PCs available on my home network.
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  6. Joined : Jan 2014
    Posts : 929
    Windows 8.1, 10
       3 Weeks Ago #6

    I believe this was only enabled quite recently in Insider Build 14195.
    https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexp...pc-and-mobile/

    Improving app and update downloads in Windows 10 with Delivery Optimization

    Starting today, Windows Insiders that have Delivery Optimization enabled will be able to download new Insider Preview builds, OS updates, and app updates from other PCs on their local network as well as from other PCs on the Internet.
    So I suspect it won't work in 'Regular' Anniversary Update or earlier builds until the next big feature update, which I think isn't until 2018 2017?
    Last edited by DavidY; 3 Weeks Ago at 11:16. Reason: Corrected typo in year
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  7. Joined : Oct 2013
    A Finnish ex-pat in Germany
    Posts : 9,109
    Windows 10 Pro
       3 Weeks Ago #7

    DavidY said: View Post
    ... next big feature update, which I think isn't until 2018?
    I've understood it will be March 2017, following current version name policy probably version 1703.
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  8. Joined : Jan 2014
    Posts : 929
    Windows 8.1, 10
       3 Weeks Ago #8

    Kari said: View Post
    I've understood it will be March 2017, following current version name policy probably version 1703.
    Yes that's my understanding too. However my typing wasn't good enough to reflect that!
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