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Integral service in Windows since Windows Vista that updates Windows components, including installed components and drivers, and certain other Microsoft software, notably Office.

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Background Intelligent Transfer Service Keep turning off

I am facing a problem that Background Intelligent Transfer Service Keep turning off and i can't turn on. I tried both method: First i tried to run this command in cmd "net start bits". Second i ...
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Windows Server 2012 Updates not downloading

I have a VM on VirtualBox running windows 2012 r2 and I tried to download updates, system connected to update server and told me all updates I need, but when I try to download them its stuck at 0% ...
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Windows 10 new update moved/deleted desktop folder from System32

I am not sure what update it was, but i was asked to update my windows 10 toshiba laptop and restart. After days of annoying notificationd, i restarted and let it settle. On startup though, i am on a ...
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Windows Insider Preview stuck on 17677

Currently I run Windows Insider builds on my second pc. The recent days it tries to update the build but everytime it reboots a GSOD will appear with a System Service Exception caused by "afd.sys". I ...
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Bitlocker encrypted my drive without asking during Windows update

After my Windows 10 machine installed the latest seasonal update, it got stuck in a boot loop. It POSTs, but only got as far as the Dell loading screen - no Windows loading screen. I swapped the OS ...
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Update Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB and keep activation status

My situation is almost identical to this question. I have just bought a used laptop that has Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB v1507, Build 10240. Windows is activated, but i don't know the product key. I ...
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PotPlayer fails to play videos after Win 10 1803 update, how to fix it?

Since the update 1803, PotPlayer can play the audio of a movie but fails to play the video. And the player window seems to be duplicated and stuck there. And this is not an exception, my music player ...
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Stopping Microsoft Software Protection Platform Service service

The Microsoft Software Protection Platform Service process is using more than 40% of CPU usage. How do I stop this nonsense.
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Windows needs space for update

Windows update needs space for update, but my C:\Windows folder is already eating up 57,3Gb on my 128Gb SSD. I also have about 3Gb left available on the drive, and Windows Update doesn't tell me how ...
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Windows won't allow update until CA Internet Security Suite is uninstalled

I have this problem with a Windows 10 computer I'm trying to update. When I try to update the computer, I get a prompt saying it fails because Windows couldn't uninstall some apps. The app ...
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I can't install Net Framework 4.6.1 on Windows 8.1 x64

I have windows 8.1 x64 pro virtual machine. I should install framework 4.6.1 i download offline installer from microsoft : https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=49982 But it's ...
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How to stop Windows Update deleting the downloaded update files after failed installation

When Windows Update failed to install an Insider Build, it freaking deleted the 3 gig file(s) that took so long to download. How do I stop this from happening again?
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Where do I find screenshots of the screens that Windows 10 showed in it's latest update to ask for GDPR permission? [closed]

The computer of my grandmother updated and it now shows her the dialog that asks for GDPR permission. Unfortunately, my grandmother herself isn't able to successfully navigate the dialog and she lives ...
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Getting 0x80070057 in Windows Update when trying to update to Build 17686

Windows Update tries to install the update as usual, and then after a while, I get a download error 0x80070057: At first I thought this was a storage issue (I had 3 GB of free space at the time), so ...
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Error 8024402C immediately after installing Windows from scratch and updating [duplicate]

I just installed Windows 7.1 (SW_DVD5_Win_Pro_N_7w_SP1_32BIT_English_-2_MLF_X17-59635.ISO) in a VirtualBox (Linux host) with a stable Internet connection. Then I opened Windows Update, and let it ...

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