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other:win10maintain [2020/07/03 18:09]
jypeter [Updating the applications from the Microsoft Store] Updating office
other:win10maintain [2020/07/03 18:30] (current)
jypeter [Updating Windows 10]
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   * Windows should automatically check for updates (this may depend on your settings), and display a notification when the computer can be updated.\\ You can also **manually check for updates**: ''​Windows+I''​ (open //​Settings//​) => Update & Security => Check for updates   * Windows should automatically check for updates (this may depend on your settings), and display a notification when the computer can be updated.\\ You can also **manually check for updates**: ''​Windows+I''​ (open //​Settings//​) => Update & Security => Check for updates
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 +  * if Windows Update tells you that //Quality Updates// **and** //Feature Updates// are available, I think it is probably better to apply the quality updates first
  
   * The special case of **major/​feature updates**   * The special case of **major/​feature updates**
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       * A feature update is available, but your computer is not ready yet to install it (maybe because the drivers are not ready yet), or just too old. In that case, you may see a message saying that //the latest update will soon be available//​. It should rather say that your computer is not ready yet (and maybe will never be!)\\ {{ :​other:​maj_win10_2004_non_dispo.png?​direct&​300 }}       * A feature update is available, but your computer is not ready yet to install it (maybe because the drivers are not ready yet), or just too old. In that case, you may see a message saying that //the latest update will soon be available//​. It should rather say that your computer is not ready yet (and maybe will never be!)\\ {{ :​other:​maj_win10_2004_non_dispo.png?​direct&​300 }}
       * A feature update is ready for download! But **don'​t rush to install a feature update**!\\ {{ :​other:​maj_win10_v2004.png?​direct&​300 |}}       * A feature update is ready for download! But **don'​t rush to install a feature update**!\\ {{ :​other:​maj_win10_v2004.png?​direct&​300 |}}
 +        * To be safe, don't start a feature update during a field trip or when you are away for a conference! It is probably safer to do it at work (where you can get some help from Help) or at home.
         * **Make sure you have enough time** (at least 2 hours) to download/​install a feature update and that a laptop is connected to AC power! It may take some time to download a feature update, and the installation will also take time (including a few reboots)         * **Make sure you have enough time** (at least 2 hours) to download/​install a feature update and that a laptop is connected to AC power! It may take some time to download a feature update, and the installation will also take time (including a few reboots)
         * Things should not go wrong, but:         * Things should not go wrong, but:
other/win10maintain.txt · Last modified: 2020/07/03 18:30 by jypeter