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Disable Updates Are Available Popup In Windows 10

Disable Updates Are Available Popup In Windows 10

When updates are available, Windows 10 sometimes shows a big fullscreen popup with the "Get updates" button. The bad thing about this popup is that it locks all input. You cannot switch to other apps and you cannot even use the Alt+Tab until you click the Get Updates button. This is very annoying. Here is how you can get rid of the "Updates are available" popup in Windows 10.

Add Windows Update Context Menu In Windows 10

Add Windows Update Context Menu In Windows 10

Windows 10 is set to check for updates automatically unless you disable this feature manually. Sometimes you need to change its settings, manually check for updates or view the update history in Windows 10. You can save your time and add a Windows Update context menu to Desktop to access Windows Update features faster.

Microsoft explains updates over metered connections

Microsoft explains updates over metered connections

A few days ago, it came to our knowledge that Microsoft was going to download some updates even if your connection was set as metered. This change seems to be very unpleasant for many users. Today, Microsoft made an official statement which explains their new update policy.

Future Windows 10 Insider Updates Will Be Smaller

Future Windows 10 Insider Updates Will Be Smaller

Microsoft has announced big improvements to Windows Update some time ago. The UUP feature, which was added to Windows recently, is intended to bring delta updates to Windows 10 and save your bandwidth.

Delta updates are coming to Windows 10 to save your bandwidth

Delta updates are coming to Windows 10 to save your bandwidth

Microsoft announced a significant improvement coming to Windows Update. With Windows 10 Creators Update, update delivery will be faster once again due to reduced size of updates. Microsoft is working to use delta updates for consumer PCs once again.

How to permanently stop Windows 10 reboots after installing updates

How to permanently stop Windows 10 reboots after installing updates

Windows 10 is known to auto restart your PC when it installs updates. This is completely unacceptable no matter how important the update is. If the user does not restart the operating system for a certain period of time, Windows 10 starts showing warnings that the PC will be restarted at a specific time. Eventually, it restarts it on its own even if the user is in the middle of something important. In this article, we will see how to stop Windows 10 from auto-restarting and take the reboot control back in your hands.

Stop Windows 10 from sharing updates over your Internet connection

Stop Windows 10 from sharing updates over your Internet connection

Windows 10 has a special option which is able to use your internet connection's bandwidth to deliver updates to other computers! When enabled, it acts like a torrent seeder, using the user's PC to share files it downloaded with other Windows 10 users. Here is how to stop it.

Windows 10’s aggressive upgrade offer will disappear after July 29

Windows 10’s aggressive upgrade offer will disappear after July 29

There are many users who are extremely unhappy with the way Microsoft is pushing Windows 10. They are constantly releasing special updates, which nag the user to migrate from Windows 7 or Windows 8 to Windows 10. Even if you block them, they get unblocked automatically. With every such update, it is harder and harder to say "no", because of misleading UI and lack of clear choice to refuse the upgrade.

Beware: KB3150513 will install Windows 10 for you again

Beware: KB3150513 will install Windows 10 for you again

Microsoft is continuing their aggressive push to install Windows 10 on Windows 8 and Windows 7 PCs. Another round of updates has started - a new update, KB3150513, has been released to "help" the user switch to Windows 10 immediately.