Windows update - restart button


  1. Posts : 43
    Windows 10
       #1

    Windows update - restart button


    I have an update waiting on my pc, but settings app is crashing for me. Can I from command line execute the same command as the "Restart" button is doing on the Windows Update window?
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  2. Posts : 61,826
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
       #2

    Hello woodyard, :)

    If you're ready to restart for a Windows Update, then yeah you can use any method to restart the computer to finish installing the update.

    Restart Computer in Windows 10 Windows 10 General Tips Tutorials
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  3. Posts : 43
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #3

    Brink, on an pc where the settings app is not crashing, the behaviour is different. Pressing restart from the start menu doesn't apply the update, but hitting the Restart button on the WU page, the update is applied when the system is restarting.

    But I'll just see if the update is applied outside active hours...
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  4. Posts : 61,826
    64-bit Windows 11 Pro for Workstations
       #4

    Please let us know how it went.
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