1.    22 Mar 2017 #1
    Join Date : Jun 2016
    UK
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    Windows 10 Home 64 bit (with Creators OS)

    Creators Update: Will I be able to chose the time of actual update.


    I notice that many updates occur automatically. With small updates I don't even know they have occurred. I always try to make a restore point before a big update actually updates my comp. (for obvious reasons) and I am sometime given notice, often 18 hours or so, before the update will operate. That gives me time to create a restore point.

    "Good news! The Windows 10 Creators Update is on its way" from "check for updates" search. My active hours are set at default: 10:00 to 22:00. "Schedule a time to restart your device" might help but mine has its slider greyed out and inactive. I remember having notice with the Anniversary Update.

    Will I be given notice as described above with Creators, and if so how?

    Thanks.
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  2.    22 Mar 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 10,971
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    You have Home, so you can't defer upgrades.

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    and you can set your internet to 'metered' (Wifi and Ethernet) to disable updates.

    And then there is the 12 hour period of active hours
    Change Active Hours for Windows Update in Windows 10

    Further, expect the rollout to be phased, so it might be a month or two before everyone receives it.

    The good news? The new upgrade should offer more control options.
    However, the trick of using metered connections may not work for critical updates.
    Last edited by dalchina; 23 Mar 2017 at 10:45.
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  3.    22 Mar 2017 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stevekir View Post
    I notice that many updates occur automatically. With small updates I don't even know they have occurred. I always try to make a restore point before a big update actually updates my comp. (for obvious reasons) and I am sometime given notice, often 18 hours or so, before the update will operate. That gives me time to create a restore point.

    "Good news! The Windows 10 Creators Update is on its way" from "check for updates" search. My active hours are set at default: 10:00 to 22:00. "Schedule a time to restart your device" might help but mine has its slider greyed out and inactive. I remember having notice with the Anniversary Update.

    Will I be given notice as described above with Creators, and if so how?

    Thanks.
    Far better than creating a Restore point is to create an Image backup. To have total control over the update, download iso and manually upgrade. Automatic upgrades are usually rolled out over several weeks, so you might not get it straight away anyway.
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  4.    22 Mar 2017 #4
    Join Date : Jun 2016
    UK
    Posts : 282
    Windows 10 Home 64 bit (with Creators OS)
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by cereberus View Post
    Far better than creating a Restore point is to create an Image backup. To have total control over the update, download iso and manually upgrade. Automatic upgrades are usually rolled out over several weeks, so you might not get it straight away anyway.
    I completely forgot my daily Macrium images, they work so silently in the background, unnoticed! I could easily make a Macrium image manually, as you say.

    However, with my Home Edition of W10, as I see it, if my active hours are 10:00 to 22:00 (the default), if I leave my comp. running outside of those hours, as I often do, even big updates will be installed without notice. Is that correct please?

    (I don't want to set up for metred connections because it prevents other routine (small) updates from being installed automatically.)

    Thanks.
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  5.    23 Mar 2017 #5
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Trnava
    Posts : 2,862
    Windows 10.4 Home 1709 x64

    MS has added restart notifications in CU. Also active hours are 18 hours.

    Windows Update Restart Notifications - Turn On or Off in Windows 10

    You can disable searching for updates, then you have to check manually, it will trigger automatic download.
    Code:
    schtasks /Change /TN "Microsoft\Windows\UpdateOrchestrator\Schedule Scan" /Disable
    ren "%WinDir%\System32\Tasks\Microsoft\Windows\UpdateOrchestrator\Schedule Scan" "Schedule Scan.bak"
    md "%WinDir%\System32\Tasks\Microsoft\Windows\UpdateOrchestrator\Schedule Scan"
    schtasks /Change /TN "Microsoft\Windows\UpdateOrchestrator\Schedule Scan" /Disable
    schtasks /Change /TN "Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\Scheduled Start" /Disable
    ren "%WinDir%\System32\Tasks\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\Scheduled Start" "Scheduled Start.bak"
    md "%WinDir%\System32\Tasks\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\Scheduled Start"
    schtasks /Change /TN "Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\Scheduled Start" /Disable

    Or you can just disable restarting and keep installing updates automatically.

    How to permanently stop Windows 10 reboots after installing updates - Winaero

    Code:
    schtasks /Change /TN "Microsoft\Windows\UpdateOrchestrator\Reboot" /Disable
    ren "%WinDir%\System32\Tasks\Microsoft\Windows\UpdateOrchestrator\Reboot" "Reboot.bak"
    md "%WinDir%\System32\Tasks\Microsoft\Windows\UpdateOrchestrator\Reboot"
    schtasks /Change /TN "Microsoft\Windows\UpdateOrchestrator\Reboot" /Disable
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  6.    23 Mar 2017 #6
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    S/E England
    Posts : 4,490
    10 Home x64 (1709) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)

    Quote Originally Posted by Stevekir View Post
    Will I be given notice as described above with Creators, and if so how?
    @Stevekir, I do wish Microsoft would describe these Features Updates as what they really are - a full upgrade to a new version. They probably call it an 'update' so as not to frighten you

    A full upgrade that replaces your old OS will take about an hour to install, preserving your previous version in a Windows.old folder should you wish to roll back. This is not the sort of thing you want to happen automatically, so you should be given a choice.

    The practice for an 'update' (really an upgrade) like this has been to offer you the choice to proceed as an option on the 'power button'. At least, that was how it was done for the Anniversary Update.

    ...when I went to shut it down I was offered 4 choices:

    Restart with updates
    Restart without updates
    Shutdown with updates
    Shutdown without updates
    Win 10 Ann Ed - "Shutdown without updating"
    Last edited by Bree; 23 Mar 2017 at 08:39.
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