When a Windows 11 / Windows 10 PC undergoes feature updates, a welcome experience screen pops up with the message “Let’s finish setting up your device,” which provides details about the new features added to the current build of your PC. Traditionally, the initial Windows setup procedure is performed at the final stage of OS installation. But it may reappear time after installing or updating Windows.
Today we will show you how to enable estimated installation time of updates in Windows 11. The latest operating system version made the update procedure faster and less annoying. This is because of reduced the size of the packages. Secondly, there is a function of providing information about the upcoming procedure for installing updates. In particular, this feature allows you to find out how long the update procedure will take before it starts.
Users who install Windows 11 on a device that does not meet the minimum hardware requirements may need to bypass TPM check for updates. Otherwise they may run into problems installing cumulative updates in the near future. Not only the Windows 11 installer, but also some updates may check the device for hardware compatibility. Continue reading “How to bypass TPM check for cumulative updates in Windows 11”
Disable .NET Core updates in Windows Update
Starting in December 2020, Microsoft will deliver .NET Core updates on Windows via Microsoft (Windows) Update. This change will allow organizations to manage .NET Core updates the same way they currently manage .NET Framework updates. Continue reading “How to Disable .NET Core updates in Windows Update”
How to Create a Check for Updates Shortcut in Windows 10
By default, Windows 10 checks for update automatically, and installs cumulative, security, and even feature updates once they become available to your computer. Sometimes you may need to check for updates manually, e.g. to receive a feature update faster, or ensure that you have all the latest updates installed before installing some software. Continue reading “How to Create a Check for Updates Shortcut in Windows 10”
How to Fix Blank or Empty Insider Program Settings Page in Windows 10.
The Windows Insider program includes a number of rings (levels) which define how often your device will receive app updates and new Windows builds. The ring can be changed in Settings, under Update & security > Windows Insider Program. Continue reading “Fix Blank or Empty Insider Program Settings Page in Windows 10”
Windows 10 Creators Update is the upcoming major update to Windows 10. It will add plenty of new features to the operating system. One of them is Clean Up PC, a new Reset option. Before Windows 10 Creators Update, Windows 10 had only two reset options – Refresh/Keep my files and Reset/Remove everything.
This post explains how to delete downloaded Windows Update files in Windows 10. This is useful when you run into issues with updates.