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    • #2016417 Reply

      AskWoody Plus

      I’m running Windows 10 Pro version 1809 and want to update to 1903. I followed Woody’s instructions from the Computerworld article, so I have set updates to the Semi-Annual Channel, Feature Updates set to 180 days, and Quality Updates set to 15 days. I turned the computer off last night to cold-boot it this morning, for “possibly turning it off then on again to awake the upgrade genie”. I’ve done that, but this morning it would not update.

      I’m sure I’m missing something, but I’m not sure what. I still hesitate to “Check For Updates”, but I want to get to 1903. Any suggestions would be welcome.


    • #2016428 Reply

      Da Boss

      Here is information on the settings I suggest.

      In Group Policy set Automatic Updates to Enabled, value=2. See this post.
      Set Quality deferral pulldown to 0.
      Set SAC and Feature deferal to 130
      Do not click on “check for updates.” Wait for the computer to check for updates.
      Use wushowhide to hide anything in the update queue you don’t want (for example, 1909, if it shows up).
      Be sure to clear the update queue of updates you hide. Link to AKB2000013 is in the first link above.

      Note: since we are so close to Patch Tues, you may get the Dec CU before 1903.

      • #2016469 Reply

        AskWoody Plus

        Thank you for your reply.

        I saw your screenshot, but cannot seem to find the path to Windows Update. Could you show me the full path?


        • #2016473 Reply

          Da Boss

          Open gpedit.msc
          Local Computer Policy\Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Windows Update

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