Support Hub - Daktronics computers with Windows 10

Overview

The Windows 10 operating system is included on some of our control equipment.  Don't get stuck with a untimely update.  Read more to learn about the types of Windows 10 that are used and how each type handles updates.

​​Table of contents: 

  • Operation
  • Component Specific Troubleshooting
  • Maintenance Resources

Operation

Impacted components

Edition

​Critical update behavior 

(usually security related)

Basic update behavior 

(updates to apps)

​How does it handle OS Updates? 

(2 per year  spring / fall)

​NUC 
Sender Box
Bridges

​Windows 10 Basic

​Cannot delay

Cannot defer

​Cannot delay

Cannot defer

​Cannot delay

Cannot defer

​Show Control Touchsmarts
Show Control Rack mount
DSTI
HSPR Laptops
FY2019 standard video racks

​Windows 10 Pro

Critical updates can be delayed for one week. *

​Basic updates can be differed for 3 months.*

OS updates can be differed for 3 months with Windows 10 Pro.

  • If a reboot is needed, it will prompt for reboot which can be differed.

  • If computer is restarted after the update is downloaded and before it has been applied, the update will not apply at that time.

​DMP-8000's
(Headless players and servers)

​Windows IOT (LTSB Enterprise)

​Critical updates can be delayed for one week. *

​​Basic updates can be differed for 3 months.*

​Windows IOT does not download, install OS feature updates.

*Once the delay time has expired, the update will happen outside of set active hours.

  • If a reboot is needed, it will restart Tuesday morning at 3:00am local time.

  • If the computer is restarted after the update is downloaded and before it has been applied, the update will apply at that time.

  • If the computer is off, it will look for updates at the time of startup.  It is best to leave the system on and connected to the internet for automatic updates.  

Troubleshooting

Maintenance Resources

Related Resources

Windows Update FAQ

KB ID: DD3932334


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