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    • aardvaak
    • By aardvaak 14th Sep 17, 5:44 AM
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    microsoft win 10 updates
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    • 14th Sep 17, 5:44 AM
    microsoft win 10 updates 14th Sep 17 at 5:44 AM
    Why are microsoft win 10 updates such a major three part long winded excerise that takes forever?

    It seems every update reinstalls the operating system everytime.

    Has microsoft just lost it's way nowadays?
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    • I have spoken
    • By I have spoken 14th Sep 17, 7:49 AM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 7:49 AM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 7:49 AM
    Other OS are available!

    Get ready for Oct 17th when Creators Edition Fall Update is going out, that is a biggie
    Last edited by I have spoken; 14-09-2017 at 7:56 AM.
    • forgotmyname
    • By forgotmyname 14th Sep 17, 7:53 AM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 7:53 AM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 7:53 AM
    Block the updates and do them manually
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    • grumpycrab
    • By grumpycrab 14th Sep 17, 9:01 AM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 9:01 AM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 9:01 AM
    1. Set your active hours to your normal computer usage time e.g. 6am - midnight; during this period you will never be asked to restart your PC
    2. when you switch off at the end of the day, if it says "restart neeed" select "update and shutdown" and leave your computer on overnight to let it do its thing.
    Hi, we’ve had to remove your signature because somebody complained that the information contained within it was too helpful.
    • RumRat
    • By RumRat 14th Sep 17, 9:06 AM
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    • #5
    • 14th Sep 17, 9:06 AM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 9:06 AM
    Why are microsoft win 10 updates such a major three part long winded excerise that takes forever?

    It seems every update reinstalls the operating system everytime.

    Has microsoft just lost it's way nowadays?
    Originally posted by aardvaak
    Are they? this weeks took about 10 minutes that took place when it was convenient.
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    • JJ Egan
    • By JJ Egan 14th Sep 17, 9:10 AM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 9:10 AM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 9:10 AM
    As above .
    Non of the updates since day one have given me a problem .Is that because i always do a clean install on a new OS .
    • firefox1956
    • By firefox1956 14th Sep 17, 11:17 AM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 11:17 AM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 11:17 AM
    Turned on my laptop the other day after about six weeks of no use.
    6 hours later my win updates were finished & intalled along with something called Creator ??
    Completely & utterly removed all the audio off my laptop.
    4 or 5 hours later after searching Dr Google AND Microsoft for a fix I gave up & had to do a restore...........
    Not entirely happy with these largely unstoppable win 10 updates.
    Last edited by firefox1956; 14-09-2017 at 11:20 AM.
    • wongataa
    • By wongataa 14th Sep 17, 12:27 PM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 12:27 PM
    • #8
    • 14th Sep 17, 12:27 PM
    Turned on my laptop the other day after about six weeks of no use.
    6 hours later my win updates were finished & intalled along with something called Creator ??
    Completely & utterly removed all the audio off my laptop.
    4 or 5 hours later after searching Dr Google AND Microsoft for a fix I gave up & had to do a restore...........
    Not entirely happy with these largely unstoppable win 10 updates.
    Originally posted by firefox1956
    The major updates are a complete new OS so take longer. It seems your computer hadn't had the latest major update (called the Creator's update) when you last used it and it got it when you turned it on again.
    • donnac2558
    • By donnac2558 14th Sep 17, 12:51 PM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 12:51 PM
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    • 14th Sep 17, 12:51 PM
    I had an update last night which I was surprised to find went through in about 15 minutes.
    • chunter
    • By chunter 14th Sep 17, 1:49 PM
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    Yip. The world has went to phone and tablets, rather than wait for Windows 10 to do it's updates.
    Maybe someday Dell and HP will sue Microsoft for destroying the computer market by releasing Windows 8 and 10.
    • RumRat
    • By RumRat 14th Sep 17, 2:25 PM
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    Yip. The world has went to phone and tablets, rather than wait for Windows 10 to do it's updates.
    Maybe someday Dell and HP will sue Microsoft for destroying the computer market by releasing Windows 8 and 10.
    Originally posted by chunter
    Balderdash.....
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    • forgotmyname
    • By forgotmyname 14th Sep 17, 5:23 PM
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    I bought a windows 10 tablet and have not blocked updates as i have with my desktop.

    Only had the tablet a week or so and there are over 16GB of updates clogging it up already. 16GB that madness.

    The updates are fairly easy to stop.

    The issue i have is the update window does not work for me, depending on the day my PC maybe on a lot. It maybe rendering something and the last thing i want is an update. Easier to block it and manually update on the desktop.
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    • Gambler101
    • By Gambler101 14th Sep 17, 7:28 PM
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    Hate the way W10 updates, in fact hate nearly everything about W10. Have made it as W7ish as possible. Awful OS
    The instructions on the box said 'Requires Windows 7 or better'. So I installed LINUX
    • forgotmyname
    • By forgotmyname 14th Sep 17, 7:43 PM
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    My setup is just like windows 7

    Classic shell and 7 tweaker.
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    • I have spoken
    • By I have spoken 14th Sep 17, 7:46 PM
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    > Awful OS<

    That why the kewl kids don't use it.
    • RumRat
    • By RumRat 14th Sep 17, 10:36 PM
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    > Awful OS<

    That why the kewl kids don't use it.
    Originally posted by I have spoken
    The ones that didn't pay attention at school and failed their spelling tests....
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    • RumRat
    • By RumRat 14th Sep 17, 10:40 PM
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    Hate the way W10 updates, in fact hate nearly everything about W10. Have made it as W7ish as possible. Awful OS
    Originally posted by Gambler101
    But it's still W10.
    All windows versions have been tweaked in some way or another by individuals to get the look they want. Doing so in W10 is nothing new and doesn't really change the OS.
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    • treboeth
    • By treboeth 15th Sep 17, 12:04 AM
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    But it's still W10.
    All windows versions have been tweaked in some way or another by individuals to get the look they want. Doing so in W10 is nothing new and doesn't really change the OS.
    Originally posted by RumRat
    Running W10 latest 16232 update love the start menu so don`t see the need to hide it and pretty much everything else apart from Edge, don`t see why people hate it so much.
    • RumRat
    • By RumRat 15th Sep 17, 12:28 AM
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    Running W10 latest 16232 update love the start menu so don`t see the need to hide it and pretty much everything else apart from Edge, don`t see why people hate it so much.
    Originally posted by treboeth
    I think it's mass hysteria.....
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    • forgotmyname
    • By forgotmyname 15th Sep 17, 8:46 AM
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    Simple test for Edge. Set it to open a new tab as a specific page, ie. Every new tab is the google homepage or even the bing homepage.

    You cannot? what do you mean you cannot every other browser can even IE.
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