Microsoft Windows 10 arrived on the computer scene in 2015 and I have been using it ever since. As soon as I started using it, I felt comfortable with it because it resembled previous versions like Windows 7. One aspect of it has interfered with my computer life like no previous version of Windows – updates. Many others also dread Windows 10 updates from one time or another.
A few years ago, one of my laptops had my Quickbooks program and database open. I watched in horror as it rebooted with a Windows 10 update before I could save the database to the hard drive. The next two days were spent getting Quickbooks to run properly.
Last week my main Windows 10 laptop was in a loop of installing an update and failing. Then it would remove it, reboot and start the process over. It took a long time to g through the cycle before I could stop it. It finally corrected itself and has been ok for a week.
if you have to use Windows 10 home version, you can push out your updates 35 days in settings. I do this on my computers so I can have a month of peace from updates. I just read in Windows 10 pro you can do a year push out but I haven’t tested it yet.
A better idea is to abandon Windows 10 and use Linux instead. With Linux, the updates aren’t installed until you do it so you have more control.