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Peterr

Fantastic Member
This AM EST at 7 AM I failed at updating Windows 10 21H1 19043.1081.
I am sorry I cannot remember the #.
I tried everything including recovering an image to no avail. I tired about 6 times and it always said that red waning it was not good.
Inexplicably, I ran windows update successfully, no failures.
However, It did not show any updates and there are no updates for anything for 6-29-21. The history does not have an update dated 6-29-21.
Could it be that Windows issued a faulty one which they retracted?
 

Peterr

Fantastic Member
Regarding Windows update, when I click to update it does so about 2-3 times a day. If I do not click on it, it does not show any updates in the history section.
I have tried everything Google has to offer.
Is there something I can do to get the Windows update to do so automatically. I would list what I have done but it would take a while.
 

Neemobeer

Cyber Security Engineer
Staff member
If you haven't adjusted any settings it should show them automatically.

You can also look at the installed update history by running the following in PowerShell.

Get-HotFix | Sort InstalledOn -Descending


I would also be aware if a "Reset base" is performed via DISM or an upgrade is done this also resets the update base and said history will reset.
 

Peterr

Fantastic Member
When I run that link with PowerShell some say security and others say security update. Does that tell if they are installed manually or automatically?
When I installed a repair WU is set one way then after I run Windows update trouble shooter it changes.
I read where manual is better but don't know that to be true. Right now I have it set to trouble shooter setting and I check it daily, manually.

My goal is to know which Windows update setting I should have; auto or manual, and how to set it!
 
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