Since one week always when i start windows it falls into a scan by watch Dog and cannot be stopped.
ITh scan goes over more than 4 hoursand doesn't end.
We show you how Windows Update works now and how you can still customize it to your needs and preferences.
In Windows 10, updates are mandatory and more automatized than in previous Windows versions.
Meanwhile, Windows 10 Home users have to deal with all updates and upgrades being downloaded and installed in the background, often combined with a scheduled reboot. In 2011 I wrote an op-ed piece (for a different website…!
Security patches, new features, and settings changes are force-fed alike, some bordering on bloat and adware Windows 10 may be crossing a line with desktop ads and NSFW content. ) about how I felt that Microsoft had moved away from being the many-tentacled corporate beast with no interest in providing a solid, working operating... Windows Update can work entirely in the background.
Some Windows 10 editions include the option to defer upgrades for a limited time.
Security updates however are excluded from this option; everyone receives them automatically. It has advantages, like improved security, but it can also go wrong. The code that makes up the Windows operating system contains security loop holes, errors, incompatibilities, or outdated software elements. Security patches and updates fix the vulnerabilities...
To review your Windows Update settings, head to Settings (Windows key + I) You might come to this screen and see updates waiting to be installed.
That’s because Windows regularly checks for updates in the background.
Windows Update protects you from security vulnerabilities by keeping Windows, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Office up-to-date with the latest security patches and bug fixes. Gone are the days when users could block security patches and driver updates.