Windows Update

Forum discussion tagged with Windows Update.
  1. TheFlash1300

    Question How do i disable the function that allows Windows 10 to restart my laptop when the laptop is outside "active hours"?

    I almost always keep my laptop turned on 24/7, because i usually do important stuff, and i prefer to not turn off the laptop. However, recently, i lost some work, because the laptop got restarted, while i was sleeping. It got restarted after Windows 10 got its new update, despite the fact i had...
  2. M

    Question Laptop OEM Drivers

    What is the best way to install Laptop drivers after clean windows installation? Nowadays windows install all drivers automatically during or right after the windows installation or first boot up (when laptop/pc is connected to internet). So there is two ways to install OEM drivers and I want to...
  3. TheFlash1300

    Question Windows 10 doesn't save the update history

    When i open Settings -> Windows Update -> View update history, i see the following: Feature Updates (1) Quality Updates (15) Driver Updates (12) Definition Updates (50) Other Updates (17) The problem is that the numbers never change, they never grow, despite the fact new updates are constantly...
  4. Vox

    [SOLVED] Manufacturer's drivers versus Windows 10/11 drivers?

    Hey there, I just installed an ASUS Prime B365M-A mobo and Windows installed all drivers it needed. Everything works fine so far, no unknown/messed up devices in Device Manager. I also updated the bios already. I'd like to know if I could gain any improvements by downloading the...
  5. C

    [SOLVED] Changing Advanced Options in Windows 10 with Powershell

    Hello again! I am working on a Powershell script to configure some Windows 10 settings for some machines that belong to me and some friends. The changes that I want to make are under Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update > Advanced Options. I can change the "Show a notification when...
  6. Bxzza

    Question Bugged After Update

    just finished a session of gaming and proceeded to hit the “update and restart” button, after updating it proceeded to hit me with the BSOD saying “PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA” but didn’t give me any other error code or anything, literally only that, scanned the QR code, no help, it hits me with...
  7. cheapdoggo

    [SOLVED] BSODs and now startup repair loop

    I updated my drivers and windows, then got stuck in a auto repair loop. so for the longest time I've been getting "MEMORY_MANAGMENT" BSODs and some others I dont remember. i pretty much ignored them because my computer would start up after and be fine, til the next BSOD. today I decided i...
  8. D

    [SOLVED] Windows keeps reverting updates and I don't know why?

    So i remember using the registry editor a while ago to disable auto updates (it was interfering with my work). However i'm at the stage where I do want to update and get the latest build however whenever I do, it installs everything as it should then I get a screen which reverts it back. I get...
  9. Shaff Zakko

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 not updating after cloning from HDD to SSD

    Hello. A few months ago I got really frustrated by my dead slow laptop, which I use for all my school work and decided to upgrade to an M2. SSD as I knew the source of the problem was my HDD. Both Drives are 1 TB so I decided to go with cloning as it's the quickest solution because I needed to...
  10. Mr. White

    Question Windows update can't install updates ?

    So I have tried to install updates to Windows 10, but it always gives me this error ( 0x800f0989 ). What I have tried to do is: Tried many times re-installing it via Windows Update. Resetting Windows Update with .bat file. Installing the update manually from catalog. None of these methods...
  11. ri77ik

    Question Can't update Windows after cloning from HDD to SSD

    Recently I cloned my system drive to a new SSD and everything worked fine. But none of the new updates are installing in my OS. I think this is because I don't have any recovery drive in my SSD but there's a recovery drive in my old HDD. I uninstalled all antivirus too. SS 1: View...
  12. M.Dhenis

    [SOLVED] [Solved] My wireless adapter Realtek 8822BE error code 45 despite being built-in

    My Wireless adapter Realtek 8822BE currently have a code 45 error despite being built-in into the motherboard (its a Laptop Asus Tuf 505DD), I have tried to reinstall its driver but still don't work, sometimes it will run but on disable mode when I try to enable it, it throws error code 10 and I...
  13. aranorde

    [SOLVED] BSOD after the recent Windows 10 May 2021 update.

    Hello All, Issue : I updated my OS to 21H1 with recent updates recently and today I had 2 Bluescreen errors today one after the other within 30mins of doing nothing. Windows Windows 10 Education 21H1 OS build 19043.985 Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.2020.0 Specs : (built it this...
  14. HonkHonkTheTruck

    [SOLVED] I can't download the Windows update KB5003173.

    Hello everyone. I'm currently facing a very weird problem: It's impossible to download the update 20H2 KB5003173, which is accorded to Windows security. It tells me " we couldn't complete the updates. Undoing changes ", and then my PC restarts. Windows Update tells me that I can find some help...
  15. R

    [SOLVED] How to completely prevent all forms of Windows Update?

    I have my reasons as to why I do not want to update my machine, though I find them to be of little importance here. As such, I've done everything from changing my settings, setting up delays, disabling auto updates in services.msc, editing and even adding new keys with regedit, and more. The...
  16. flex_dsgns

    [SOLVED] KB5001330 problems persists even after uninstalling

    Hello there, I'm guessing this KB5001330 update has gotten itself quite the infamous title these past few days. Straight to the point, this update caused my laptop some issues regarding GPU usage. My laptop now switches between the integrated GPU and discrete GPU constantly (at least it looks...
  17. R

    [SOLVED] Ever since an update, Windows 10 freezes even after clean install.

    My System:- Ryzen 2400G, ASUS Prime A320M-K, Crucial Ballistix 2x16 GB RAM, 140GB Kinston SSD, 1 Tb WD Blue, Internet via LAN cable. I was running Windows 10 Pro Version 1909. 64-Bit. I've been having this annoying problem after recent critical update. MY biggest blunder was not setting System...
  18. S

    Question Keyboard Mouse Drivers not working at login screen, stuck at wallpaper, plz help

    There I was, enjoying my new gaming PC. An i-7 9700, RTX 2080 SUPER, 32GB RAM and ITB SSD I had a notification that windows 10 was pending an update. I set the automatic update timer to a future time later in the night. I was delaying it before I finished all my work. And then my power went...
  19. K

    [SOLVED] windows update doesn't work !! windows 7

    so I had a laptop with windows 10 insalled I decided to downgrade to windows 7 I updated the drivers and everything but now the windows update function doesn't work it it shows error code 80072EFE I ignored this problem and kept using windows 7 but many problems occured such as apps not working...
  20. michaelscottgilbert

    [SOLVED] Best practice for gpu driver install after windows clean install

    Ive had some black screens which I believe are gpu driver related so Ive decided to clean install windows 10 and start fresh in case there are some corrupted reg files. What is the best practice after the clean install to manually install the gpu drivers? Is it bad to install /update the chipset...
  21. A

    [SOLVED] Bootloop, BitLocker and Data Recovery

    I have an HP computer that is on a bootloop (preparing automatic repair> diagnosing PC >restart because windows update screwed it again. I need to save the data in it, however the drive is encrypted with BitLocker now when I go to reset this PC it gives the message "You need to sign in as an...
  22. Pers1an

    Question Game runs smooth just for few days after Windows update

    My pc specs: Windows 10 Pro 64bit-Gtx 1650S-i3 9100f-8gb of ram 2400mhz(no XMP) hi just created an account to post this. I play Rainbow Six Siege with the setup above and get around 180 FPS average on an samsung 75hz non-freesync non-gsync monitor. My game feels very smooth and without screen...
  23. R

    [SOLVED] How to solve Windows Update error 0x80080005?

    Hello everybody! I have been struggling day or two with solving Windows Update' error 0x80080005. Also, worth to note is when I click the "View update history" or "advanced options", the "Settings" window freezes and closes after a few minutes. I have tried to " 1) Change the...
  24. D

    Question Windows 10 update black screen issue (original post other forum Oct. 18th)

    Hello there. I have an Inspiron 15 3000 Series laptop. It's the default system, no added anything else. I got a notification from MS saying that my current OS would not be supported in the future, please update to the latest OS to be supported in the future. When I did this it had a very short...
  25. Grey Aria

    Question Unable to get PlayStation Remote Play to work after Windows/GPU Update

    I haven't been unable to get PSRemote Play to work since a recent Windows update, an Intel GPU update and an nVidia update. Before these updates, I had been using it successfully for at least 9 months. After trying to launch the app on my pc, it pops up for about 10 seconds, gets maybe 2/3 of...
  26. V

    Question MS EDGE INSTALLATION PROBLEM

    Whenever I try to install MS EDGE through the official setup, it tells me that I require the latest version Windows 10. I have a limited data connection and do not wish to update it to the latest version. Is there any way to get MS Edge without updating to the latest version of Windows. (Also...
  27. M

    Question Question about update

    I accidentally installed a Preview Update, and I want to know how Preview Updates are patched later (since everyone is saying they are optional/for early testers and contain a lot of bugs): Do they get patched by another Preview Update the next month? Or, do they get patched by a regular update...
  28. S

    [SOLVED] Was recently hacked and now windows keeps updating

    I was hacked about 3 months ago and had to delete many trojan/malware programs that were installed by the hacker. After not having any complications for a month, my computer started updating by itself and when I go to "Windows Update", it states that "My organization" still has control over my...
  29. GGOD

    [SOLVED] I'm getting a BSOD "KMode Exception not handled"

    Im Getting a BSOD "KMode Exception not handled" each time i try to update my device or boot from Windows installation media. Everything else works fine ,but i cant seem to be able to update ,nor force a clean install ,cause i get this BSOD every time i try to update ,or reboot into a Windows...
  30. editor1

    [SOLVED] launching task manager at boot ?

    Hi I usually would have task manager open dung shut down and have launch at boot. But now after latest update It dos't. Any one know if windows intentionally did this ?
  31. S

    [SOLVED] Xbox 360 controller windows support

    i have been using xbox 360 controller on PC for years, always working fine with no problem at all But i updated windows to 2004 version and all of a sudden it doesn't recognize in the last version. the controller doesn't pair with the receiver. I try to reinstalled drivers manually and for...
  32. C

    Question Gigabyte P55 V5 stuck during Windows Update

    Was not sure which area was the best to post this, but I have owned a Gigabyte P55 for some years, and I am trying to update to a more recent version of Win10 as mine went out of support some time ago. However, whenever I try to update (or sometimes even try to do a "Reset this PC" option), it...
  33. C

    Question Stupid Question: Can windows 10 update corrupt softwares in graphics card (or monitor)?

    Hi! I'm getting "no signal" with my MSI 1660 Ti graphics card after windows 10 update. I'm wondering if the windows 10 update (or OS in general) can write to graphics card or monitor firmware? I understands its possible that the windows driver (which lives on HDD) for my graphics card /...
  34. T

    Question New PC pending install for AMD drivers when I have a NVIDIA graphics card?

    Built my PC recently but the graphics card was so broke I could never fet the drivers installed, just got it replaced and reinstalled windows but in the updates AMD drivers are queued instead of NVIDIA. I know DDU exists but downloading the AMD drivers on my NVIDIA card sounds like a bad idea.
  35. R

    [SOLVED] windows update error perpetually [KB4549951 - Error 0x800f0982] [KB4550945 - Error 0x800f0988]

    so for me there are 2 pending updates KB4549951 - Error 0x800f0982 KB4550945 - Error 0x800f0988 i have everything on this post - https://www.howtoedge.com/fix-update-error-0x800f0982-on-windows-10/ what are my options other than an in place upgrade? an what settings reset/files are lost...
  36. J

    Question Wuauserv registry and Windows Update Service Malware

    Hi I had a problem that i couldnt update my windows or use microsoft store because of some error so i found a fix on youtube. i imported clean wuauserv in regedit and then created windows update service in cmd. after that when i restart the pc wuauserv registry is deleted and windows update...
  37. T

    [SOLVED] Can't boot without a reset after 1909 update

    Hi, I am getting a really strange problem with my laptop. First of all I would like to clarify that I have researched. I am a very experienced windows user. I have done my research but I can not this this issue. A few months ago when 1903 update came up. I tried to do the update. But my pc...
  38. M

    Discussion Driver updates via Windows update - your experiences?

    Hello everybody, what is your experience with driver updates via windows updates? My question mainly concerns devices from family and friends - devices that you install once and only then see again when there are problems. Already the idea "driver updates"... from Win 3.1 until now (up to...
  39. nicoalbb

    [SOLVED] GPU fans spin up at idle until mouse is moved..

    Hello everyone, so as the title says my GPU fans spin up to max revs after about 15 - 20 mins of idling becoming very audible even more than while gaming, I've tried to: -Find the source of this behavior but as soon as I move the mouse the fans lower the revs becoming quiet again. -I've played...
  40. I

    Question Windows 7 Blocking Certain Updates

    Hi all, I am upgrading to an SSD next week and I will be installing a fresh Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1. I wish to not install , spyware updates and most importantly Windows 10 updates. I have a list given by this link: Windows 7 Updates to avoid. However, there are quite a lot so is there a...