Windows 10: Updates

  1.    24 Nov 2017 #1


    I use my W10 PC sparingly. It is off most of the time so the PC has little time to auto update. Please suggest a way for me to determine of auto update is actually working?
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  2. ThrashZone's Avatar
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       24 Nov 2017 #2

    First you'd have to actually turn it on
    The go to settings and updates and manually check for updates.

    If it say no updates then you should be okay.
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  3.    25 Nov 2017 #3

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    Thanks for the reply. It has become very obvious that not all updates are documents/shown. For instance, there were two Defender updates tonight but are not shown. After turning on the PC I do exactly as you said.
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  4. Bree's Avatar
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       25 Nov 2017 #4

    lpatrick said: View Post
    ... For instance, there were two Defender updates tonight but are not shown...
    Defender definition updates are not shown in Update History because they are so frequent the list would be too long to be readable. The Defender updates would so many you'd have trouble spotting the other updates amongst them, presumably for that reason Microsoft chose not to include them in Update History.

    You can see the Defender definitions updates in Reliability History.

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