1.    13 Jul 2017 #1
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    ..where'd my 'pending windows updates' notifications go?


    ok, three or four updates ago, I for whatever reason, stopped getting windows update notifications in the action center.

    I'm pretty sure I should receive notifications that I have pending updates, rather than find out as an unpleasant late night surprise before shutdown at bedtime, that I've got an update waiting.

    is there a setting somewhere or other that controls whether or not I receive notifications for this in the action center?
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  2.    13 Jul 2017 #2
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    Ever since updating to the Creator's Update I haven't had an Action Center notification for updates. Either I check on Patch Tuesday manually, or I find out when I click the start button, and see an "Updates pending" kind of notice when I go to shut down. I also don't get the "Windows installed updates" Action Center notification either when I restart. I used to get both, but now neither.
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  3.    13 Jul 2017 #3
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    so..did they take that out or did something get broked when windows updated?
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  4.    13 Jul 2017 #4
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    I think it's by default now. It's the same for all four of my PCs. Maybe there is an option to turn it back on, but I haven't look around yet.
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  5.    13 Jul 2017 #5
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    cause...it was an unpleasant surprise last night as I was readying to shut down for bed only to find that waiting...
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  6.    13 Jul 2017 #6
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    I was looking in the Restart options, and mine are off. Maybe that's where you turn it on to get them like we used to? It's only showing that a restart in needed, but not if there are pending updates to install.

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  7.    13 Jul 2017 #7
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    hopefully that fixes it? we'll only find out in another 4 weeks when they push the next update I suppose.
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