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Automatically Download Optional Updates?


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#1 CaveStoryKing64

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Posted 10 March 2016 - 07:49 PM

So I find myself occasionally checking optional updates, seeing what they did, and downloading them each and every time. Now, I know that there is no way to automate this process in Windows itself, but is there some registry hack or download to enables you to?

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Posted 11 March 2016 - 09:55 AM

You can open the Windows Update in the Control and under Important updates you can use the option to Download updates but let me choose whether to install them or not.

 

This will give you the opportunity to check out the updates and decide which ones you wish to install.  When you view the updates there will be a check box in front of each update, you can place a check for each update you wish to install.


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Posted 11 March 2016 - 03:48 PM

You can open the Windows Update in the Control and under Important updates you can use the option to Download updates but let me choose whether to install them or not.

 

This will give you the opportunity to check out the updates and decide which ones you wish to install.  When you view the updates there will be a check box in front of each update, you can place a check for each update you wish to install.

I know how to do that, but I don't want to have to manually install the optional updates.

 

I want to be able to automatically download and install each and every optional update without having to open the Windows update menu every time.



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Posted 11 March 2016 - 10:30 PM

Change the Windows Update setting to "Automatic".


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Posted 12 March 2016 - 06:31 PM

Change the Windows Update setting to "Automatic".

That only updates recommended and important updates automatically. Not optional ones. I have already set the computer to do that. All I need now is to automatically install OPTIONAL updates. 

 

Thank you :)



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Posted 13 March 2016 - 07:48 AM

All I need now is to automatically install OPTIONAL updates.

Sorry, there is no way to automatically install optional updates.



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Posted 13 March 2016 - 09:58 AM

 

All I need now is to automatically install OPTIONAL updates.

Sorry, there is no way to automatically install optional updates.

 

Ah. Thank you for your information! :)






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