How can I prevent an unplanned windows 10 update from happening on a Daktronics computer?

Question

  • How can I prevent an unplanned windows 10 update from happening on a Daktronics computer?

Environment

  • Product Family: Software and Controllers
  • Product:
  • Component: Windows 10 Operating System 
  • Control System:
The following are best practices with preventing unplanned updates with your Daktronics Windows 10 computer. 

Answer/Steps

Prior to an event

  1. Look for pending updates
    1. To check for updates, Select the Start button, then select Settings  > Update & security  > Windows Update
    2. If there are updates, choose to install or delay the updates.  See: How can I defer / delay a Windows 10 update on my Daktronics computer?
  2. If updates are not listed, check for manual updates.
    • Select the Start button, then select Settings  > Update & security  > Windows Update . To check updates manually, select Check for updates.
  3. Verify any updates marked “pending install” or “pending restart”.

    1. If there are updates, choose to install or delay the updates.  See: How can I defer / delay a Windows 10 update on my Daktronics computer?
    2. After you have installed/delayed those, check again, because there may be more updates to install.  Updates can be pushed in batches, there might be more then one if your computer needs a lot of updates. 

Other options to check

Note: 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.

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