My computer keeps updating when shutting down
Like when a client is coming to pick up their computer and they’ve checked it all out and everything is repaired and working properly, so we go to shut it down and now we have to wait for the updates to install.
I actually try to get any Windows Updates while I’m working on it, but sometimes that happens.
BUT – if you happen to decide to shut down your computer or restart it before that, the updates will want to install right then.
For me, this usually happens at a really inconvenient time.
So you wait and wait while this happens, all the while wondering why your computer is forcing you to stand there and watch it until it says you can go. Don’t get me wrong – Windows Updates are important.
They are sent out on the second Tuesday of each month, which is called Patch Tuesday because most Windows Updates are little pieces of code that patch up security holes or software bugs that have been recently discovered.
This is just a way to get around it at the moment if you’re in a hurry and can’t wait for them to install.
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So the updates are downloaded, and then they’re just sitting there waiting to be installed.