Windows 10 had been a free upgrade that is available with the latest versions. The updates will be done entirely in the background. The users should pay attention to the updates when they are ready to reboot. Since you may find many Windows 10 update problems, so you need to be very careful while updating. With the right settings, however, you won’t even notice that anymore. To have the check on updates you can follow by going to the Windows Update settings, you need to go to the Settings (Windows key + I) > Update & Security > Windows Update. To check for the latest updates, you need to click on Check for updates option.
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Customize Automatic & Scheduled Restart – In this option, the users are customized to know how updates are installed in your PC. Windows 10 update history will give you all the details of the updates that have been occurred in Windows 10. It is preferred to schedule restart than automatic settings. By using this automatic settings option, it will enable the windows to pick up a time where the computer is not used to reboot.
Manually Start and Schedule Updates – If in case you choose manual triggering the installation of all the updates (from Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update), then you can either let your Windows schedule to restart during a time when you usually don’t use your device. Or you can either select a restart option in order to schedule the updates automatically. The scheduling of reboot option can be done up to 6 days in advance. If in case you want to do it automatically then you can simply click on restart option
How to Defer Upgrades & Updates
In order to defer upgrades in which this option is available in Windows 10. First you need to go to the settings> Update & Security > Windows Update > Advanced options to see whether you have it. By default this option is disabled. Buy just checking the difference and its features will be upgraded like in Windows 10 fall upgrade that is delayed for 4 to 12 months.
Open the Start Menu and type gpedit.msc, then select Edit group policy from the list. Inside the Local Group Policy Editor, browse to Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Update and double-click the Defer Upgrades and Updates entry. Note that you can even delay updates for up to four weeks.
Even though you can not remain some of the updates from being installed, but it is possible to remove them manually. You will here see how to uninstall updates very easily.
Uninstall Updates via the Control Panel
Head to Settings > Updates & Security > Windows Update > Advanced options > View your update history and choose the option Uninstall updates, This will allow you to open control panel window. This can be done in an alternative way by just right clicking the start button and then select the control panel, and from there you need to go to the program>View installed updates. You can only see most recently installed updates. Then you need to select one that you would like to remove and then click on an installed option in the menu on the top of your desktop.
Windows Update Network Settings
When the updates in Windows 10 will offer and easy way to manage the network related settings. It is very important for the user of Windows 10 to examine all the network related settings in order to avoid exceeding of their bandwidth limit.
How To Pause Windows 10 Updates
While the feature is not yet live (and there remains a chance it could be removed before the final build), Win aero says you access it is via the following route:
- Open Settings
- Open Update & Security
- Select ‘Windows Update’ and “advanced options.”
- Scroll down to “Pause Updates” near the bottom of the page
- Click the slider to enable/disable them
How to Update Windows XP Up to Windows 10
Minimum Hardware Requirements for Upgrading to Windows 10
Before upgrading Windows XP to Windows 10, you should first figure out what Windows 10 minimum hardware specifications are:
* Processor: 1GHz or faster processor or SoC
* RAM: 1GB for 32-bit or 2GB for 64-bit
* Hard disk space: 16GB for 32-bit OS or 20GB for 64-bit OS
* Graphics card: DirectX 9 or later with WDDM 1.0 driver
* Display: 800×600 pixels or higher
1.First you need to find the installation disc for a licence key and then enter into Microsoft Windows 10 download page. In the page, you need to click on the right version that you need to install.
2. Now save the file, create a bootable DVD or USB thumb drive and then run setup.exe.
3. You need to then accept the license terms and then by installer will download the latest updates.
4. Now when the installer is checking for latest updates, it will automatically check if a system makes the Minimum requirements to convert it into Windows 10 or not. If the requirements are satisfied, then it will show ready to install screen.
5. Then click install, and your PC will reboot within few seconds. You will now see window logo that is followed by the language selection and the process works automatically.
6. Finally, Windows 10 will be booted asking you few questions, and then you should sign up with your Microsoft ID.
This will successfully make your Windows XP to get upgraded to Windows 10 once after you login to your Microsoft account.
How to Update Windows 7 Up to Windows 10
Step 1: Make sure your Windows 7 meets the system requirements to upgrade to Win 10:
* Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster
* RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)
* Free hard disk space: 16 GB
* Graphics card: Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver
* A Microsoft account and Internet access
How to install Windows 10 on Windows 7 using DVD?
1. Download Windows 10 Technical Preview ISO (64/32 bit) from Windows 10 download center;
2. Burn Windows 10 TP ISO to DVD via DVD burner or convert the ISO to a bootable USB; >> How to Burn Windows 10 ISO to DVD on Windows 7
3. Run the setup.exe file from DVD/USB -> accept the license terms -> select language, date, settings and click Next -> press button Install to upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 (Your Windows settings, personal files, and apps will be reserved).
Part II: How to upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10 using VirtualBox?
1. Download Windows 10 ISO file from Microsoft official download page;
2. Download & install VirtualBox (latest version 4.3.26 for Windows/Mac) -> tap the New button, fill in Name/Type/Version and click Continue -> allocate RAM (2GB is needed for x64 version);
3. Create a virtual drive (16 GB is recommended);
4. Go to Settings -> Storage -> choose Controller: IDE -> click Add CD/DVD button -> Choose disk, click to add the Windows 10 ISO and start the installation;
5. Click Install now, and you’ll be able to install Windows 10 on Windows 7 from VirtualBox.
How to Update Windows 8, 8.1 Up to Windows 10
- Go to the link given herehttps://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10
- Click the “Download Tool now” button
- Launch the Download Tool.
- Click Select Upgrade this PC Now if you are just installing on this computer and want to do so right away.
- Click Accept the license terms screen. Wait again as the software checks for updates. You may want to walk away, as this also takes several minutes.
- Click the Install button.Wait for 20 to 30 minutes for the computer to copy files. It will reboot several times.
- Click Next at the login screen
- Click Use Express settings.You can always change some settings later.
- Click Next on the “New apps for the new Windows” screen. The computer will say “finalizing your settings,” and then take you to the Windows 10 lock screen.
- Log in to your computer.Windows 10 will take another couple of minutes to do an initial setup and then it will take you to the Windows desktop.