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      • #2348338
        Kathy70
        AskWoody Plus

        First…. I’m not sure where this should go. I’ve been looking at so many threads re: setting up and updating.

        Background: I’m moving along with the setting up of 2 desktops, both Win10 Home. Following advice to my earlier post, I downloaded/used the ISO and was updated to 20H2. Seems to be OK, but then I’m still offline and not fully up and running. This is a slow process for me but I’m learning!

        Today, I wanted to nail down the update situation. Reading (and re-reading) PKCano’s explanation AKB2000016, it seems that with Home edition, my options are limited: Pause; Metered connections; Wushowhide.

        The first two are OK. But wushowhide.diagcab won’t download from the link. According to answers on the Microsoft Forum, the problem started a month ago and is ongoing.  https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/wushowhidediagcab-download-link-broken/093d3e6e-aa33-474d-8cba-ced2186102cc

        So …. what should do?
        Shall I set pause/metered connections and continue with getting the computer fully set up?

        NB:  My Win8.1 machine is still OK and online. Handy for reading this forum and for downloads, such as the ISO.

        Many thanks in advance for advice.

      • #2348341
        Alex5723
        AskWoody Plus

        Microsoft removed wushowhide downloads.

        Better use WuMgr or WuMt. Both free and portable.

        wushowhide can be downloaded from MajorGeeks

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      • #2348356
        PKCano
        Manager

        The link in Section 1 of AKB2000016 to wushowhide.diagcab is a download from OlderGeeks.com and it works.

        Information on using wushowhide is here #.2346758

        • #2348480
          Kathy70
          AskWoody Plus

          Thank you so much for the speedy reply and link. Thought I tried it yesterday, but obviously not. At that point, I was cross-eyed from reading up, down and all round the site, trying to make sure I’m doing things right. But, now that I’ve got the download ….onwards!

          Thanks again.

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