1.    19 Sep 2017 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    win 10

    How can you force windows 10 to recheck for updates?


    It tries to download an older insider build and i want it to find and download the newest one.



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  2.    19 Sep 2017 #2
    Join Date : Nov 2013
    Chicagoland
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    Dual boot Windows 10 FCU Pro x 64 & Insider 10 Pro

    Open Settings app (WinKey/I) > Choose "Update & Security" > Click on "Check for updates".
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  3.    19 Sep 2017 #3
    Join Date : Apr 2015
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    Windows 10 Home x64 and Pro x86

    Windows update certainly used to get stuck with whatever its last Check for updates identified until those updates had been downloaded & installed. Repeating a Check for updates just returned the same list until then.

    The easiest way to clear it to do a completely fresh search for updates was to use Windows Update - Reset - TenForums [the built-in Windows update troubleshooter sometimes cleared the queue and sometimes did not so I only ever use the TenForums tool now].

    Denis
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  4.    20 Sep 2017 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by Try3 View Post
    Windows update certainly used to get stuck with whatever its last Check for updates identified until those updates had been downloaded & installed. Repeating a Check for updates just returned the same list until then.

    The easiest way to clear it to do a completely fresh search for updates was to use Windows Update - Reset - TenForums [the built-in Windows update troubleshooter sometimes cleared the queue and sometimes did not so I only ever use the TenForums tool now].

    Denis
    Thank you thank you thank you!
    It did the trick and now i can recheck for updates!
    By the way is restarting the computer really necessary after running that bat file?
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  5.    20 Sep 2017 #5
    Join Date : Apr 2015
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    Windows 10 Home x64 and Pro x86

    Resetting the Winsock Catalog is the bit that requires a reboot.
    netsh winsock reset
    netsh winsock reset proxy

    "Sucessfully reset the Winsock Catalog.
    You must restart the computer in order to complete the reset."


    [I had never noticed that before, successfully with only one c. So Windows cannot spell.]

    Denis
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