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jypeter [Updating Windows 10] Improved
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jypeter [Freeing up space and cleaning the computer]
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 [[other:​index#​windows_10_notes|Other Windows 10 related notes]] [[other:​index#​windows_10_notes|Other Windows 10 related notes]]
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 +===== Freeing up space and cleaning the computer =====
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 +  * [[https://​support.microsoft.com/​en-us/​help/​12425/​windows-10-free-up-drive-space|Freeing up drive space in Windows 10]]
 +    * Follow the steps listed in ''​Free up space with Storage Sense''​ (//Storage Sense// <=> ''​l'​Assistant de Stockage''​)
 +      * Some options, like removing the previous version of Windows (''​C:​\Windows.old''​) may appear only if you are using the ''​.\admin''​ account
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 +  * Removing the //​(pre-)installed applications//​ that you think you don't need (you can always reinstall them later)\\ **Warning**:​ some installed applications may make no sense to you, but they may have been installed by the sysadmins, or may be useful for your system. Get in touch with [[other:​newppl:​starting#​getting_help_from_the_lsce_system_administrators|help-lsce]] if you are not sure
 +    * ''​Windows+I''​ (open Settings) => ''​Applications''​ => Select and uninstall the applications you don't want
 +    * Check the applications in the [[#​updating_applications_from_the_microsoft_store|Microsoft Store]], but it will probably be just a subset of what you get with\\ ''​Windows+I''​ => ''​Applications''​
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 +  * More options available in: [[https://​www.windowscentral.com/​best-7-ways-free-hard-drive-space-windows-10|12 best ways to free up hard drive space on Windows 10]]
  
 ===== Updating Windows 10 ===== ===== Updating Windows 10 =====
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 ==== HP specific updates ==== ==== HP specific updates ====
  
-See the [[other:win7towin10#​installing_hp_software|Installing ​HP software]] section ​and probably ​only install the BIOS update (if there is one available) +  * Install ​[[http://​www.hp.com/​go/​hpsupportassistant|HP Support Assistant]] 
 +  * Execute HP SA for the first time and select to automatically check for updates, but to choose when the updates should be installed. It is probably ​safer **not** to automatically ​install ​updates 
 +  * Check if there are **recommended** updates 
 +    * Install the **recommended** packages 
 +      * FIXME Document ​the BIOS update ​on a //​modern// ​(year 2022 and laterHP, and the particular case of updating the BIOS of a laptop protected with //​bitlocker//​
 ==== Intel updates ==== ==== Intel updates ====
  
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   * Activate the //Get updates for other Microsoft products// option\\ {{ :​other:​ms_products_updates.png?​direct&​400 |}}   * Activate the //Get updates for other Microsoft products// option\\ {{ :​other:​ms_products_updates.png?​direct&​400 |}}
  
-===== Updating ​the applications from the Microsoft Store =====+===== Updating applications from the Microsoft Store =====
  
-  * Open the [[https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/account-billing/​how-to-open-microsoft-store-on-windows-e080b85a-7c9e-46a7-8d8b-3e9a42e32de6|Microsoft Store]]: ''​Start''​ => ''​Microsoft Store''​ +  * Launch ​the //Microsoft Store//: ''​Start''​ => ''​Microsoft Store''​ 
-  Find the //Settings// and make sure that the automatic ​updates ​are activated +    Use an existing MS account if you want (see picture), but you will get updates even if you don't use an account! 
-  Some updates may not be applied automatically:​ find the [[https://​support.microsoft.com/​en-us/​account-billing/​get-updates-for-apps-and-games-in-microsoft-store-a1fe19c0-532d-ec47-7035-d1c5a1dd464f|Downloads and updates panel]] (e.g. by clicking on the //Library// button) and click on ''​Get updates''​+    * Select ​the Library panel and check/get/apply updates 
 +    * [[https://​support.microsoft.com/​en-us/​account-billing/​payment-billing-and-the-microsoft-store-app-help-bdf79f17-1b6c-449c-a7fb-9ba16c7e6db2|Extra MS Store information]]
  
-===== Cleaning the computer ===== +{{ :other:ms_store_login_02_notes.png?​direct&​600 ​|}}
- +
-  * [[https://​support.microsoft.com/​en-us/​help/​12425/​windows-10-free-up-drive-space|Free up drive space in Windows 10]] +
-    * Follow the steps listed in ''​Free up space with Storage Sense''​ +
-      * Some options, like removing the previous version of Windows (''​C:\Windows.old''​) may appear only if you are using the ''​.\admin''​ account +
-  * Removing the //​pre-installed applications//​ that you think you don't need (you can always reinstall them later from the Microsoft store library): e.g. Bubble witch, Disney Magic Kingdoms, March of Empires, Minecraft, Microsoft Solitaire Collection, ... +
-    * ''​Windows+I''​ (open Settings) => Applications => Select and uninstall the applications you don't want +
-  * More options available in: [[https://​www.windowscentral.com/​best-7-ways-free-hard-drive-space-windows-10|10 best ways to free up hard drive space on Windows 10]]+
  
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