Windows 10: Windows 10 Offline Update Downloading - Which Method You Recommend

  1.    29 Mar 2017 #1

    Windows 10 Offline Update Downloading - Which Method You Recommend


    Have used Portable Updates and WSUS Offine Updates. Both gave me issue but
    the latter started giving me errors.

    The last Windows10 update seem to be large and it got my montly data limits at home for four PCs.
    What would be the best method to update Windows (offline download) so I can bring the files home
    and update my PCs?

    Thanks.
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  2. Posts : 5,152
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, WinXP Home Premium, Linux Mint
       29 Mar 2017 #2

    The Offline updates I download are installable files, usually .msu. I just put them on a Thumb driver for transportability. Double-clicking a file starts the install.
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  3.    29 Mar 2017 #3

    Berton said: View Post
    The Offline updates I download are installable files, usually .msu. I just put them on a Thumb driver for transportability. Double-clicking a file starts the install.
    - How do you download them? What process or utility?
    - Can I also download Office products updates with your process?
    Thanks.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    30 Mar 2017 #4

    I download updates from Microsoft Update Catalog
    I have never used Windows Update to download them since I found this catalog.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  5. Posts : 3,297
    10.5 Home 1803 x64
       30 Mar 2017 #5

    You can subscribe to Windows updates email notifications alerts.

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    Download for wsusscn2.CAB:


    Windows Update MiniTool using Offline Scan
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  6.    12 May 2017 #6

    Matthew Wai said: View Post
    I download updates from Microsoft Update Catalog
    I have never used Windows Update to download them since I found this catalog.
    Hello,
    I tried the catalog using the "Windows 10 Update" search but the latest date is 7/11/16.
    Below is the search result information:
    Your search resulted in over 1000 matching updates. Only the first 1000 are returned. To narrow your search, try adding additional keywords to your search terms.

    Updates: 1 - 25 of 1000 (page 1 of 40)
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  7.    12 May 2017 #7

    TairikuOkami said: View Post
    Windows Update MiniTool using Offline Scan
    I really love this tool except, it can ONLY download the architecture of the windows system where you are downloading with. I have both 32bit and 64bit systems at home but at the office, where I would download the updates, has only 64bit computer. Bummer!
    Thanks
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  8.    12 May 2017 #8

    caxtin said: View Post
    Your search resulted in over 1000 matching updates. Only the first 1000 are returned. To narrow your search, try adding additional keywords to your search terms.
    You have to enter the correct keywords, for example 'version 1703 cumulative KB4016871'.
    That said, I have switched to downloading updates via Windows Update MiniTool, which spares me the trouble of typing the keywords.
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  9.    12 May 2017 #9

    Matthew Wai said: View Post
    You have to enter the correct keywords, for example 'version 1703 cumulative KB4016871'.
    That said, I have switched to downloading updates via Windows Update MiniTool, which spares me the trouble of typing the keywords.
    I tried your "keyword" and it works. In this case, it is no more a keyword since I would have to know the name of the file I am looking for, which would be finding the name first before using the tool.

    The Windows Update MiniTool would only download the architecture of the PC you are using, 64Bit or 32Bit.

    Thanks for the information, well appreciated.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  10.    01 Jun 2017 #10

    On the 32-bit computer at your home, use MiniTool to find the names.
    On the 64-bit computer at your office, use those names as keywords to search for updates at Microsoft Update Catalog.

    Alternatively, you may click on 'Update Support URL', as shown in the screenshot below. Go to the URLs and copy the direct download links, which can then be used to download the updates on the computer at your office.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Click on?Update Support URL?.jpg  
    Last edited by Matthew Wai; 01 Jun 2017 at 01:40.
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