Windows Update has now been removed completely from the old-style Control Panel and found a new home inside the new, streamlined Windows Settings applet.I wholeheartedly agree we should be able to pick when we want an update and choose whether to accept it or not like W7.By Greg Harvey The Control Panel in Windows 7 is the place to go when you need to make changes to various settings of your computer system.
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Download Bitdefender (50% Windows Report discount) If you upgraded your operating system from Windows 8.1 or Windows 8 to the new Windows 10 Technical Preview build 9926 you might of stumbled upon a very annoying issue.
Updates that don't require a restart will install right away but ones that do won't restart your computer without your permission.
screen is for: Give me updates for other Microsoft products when I update Windows: This is pretty self-explanatory.
I don't use Skype either and they are always updating that thing.
Please make WU user friendly and allow us to choose for ourselves! I note that we have lost the attractive multipane photo screensaver over the lockscreen that is part of Windows 8 and 8.1, There is still an option for a screensaver in the personalisation control but it links to the desktop screensaver option (this actually makes a sort of sense) which is less capable.
I have gotten updates that actually made the desktop worse.
Take AMD SATA Controllers they slow my speeds to SATAII or 3gbs rather than the 6gbs SATAIII, don't know why but they do.
Below are for changing/disabling Windows Update in Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 or Windows Vista, and Windows XP. Here are more details on all the "advanced" Windows Update settings that are available to you in Windows 10: Automatic (recommended): Choose this option to automatically download and install updates of all kind, both important security patches as well as not-as-important non-security updates, like feature improvements and minor bugs.
Notify to schedule restart: Choose this option to automatically download updates of all kind, security, and non-security.
The following table gives you a description of all the Control Panel categories, including the various programs you can find by clicking each category’s hyperlink.