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I'm not really a fan of how windows updates do its things or how often they just fail to install.

First of all there's been numerous times when the updates forced my computer to restart when I was working on something. (all from waking up from sleep after clicking postpone restarting a few times)

Sometimes they just get stuck at the updating screen and force you to do a reset.

Sometimes they just fail to install on many occasions (even the same update)

for example: KB2894853 failed to install like 10 times already. lol



Edited by wayne_sony - 4/10/14 at 6:20pm
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For these reasons and more, I no longer use Windows Update. The last time I used Windows Update, it resulted in adding a few seconds to my startup time. When I have worked my ass off making my system as fast as possible, this is unacceptable. LOL :)

 

Also, without using Windows Update, I don't notice that gradual slow-down that seems to cause everyone to want to format and start over every few months.

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For these reasons and more, I no longer use Windows Update. The last time I used Windows Update, it resulted in adding a few seconds to my startup time. When I have worked my ass off making my system as fast as possible, this is unacceptable. LOL smile.gif

Also, without using Windows Update, I don't notice that gradual slow-down that seems to cause everyone to want to format and start over every few months.

hmm.. how long have you been doing that?? any problem??

I might do the same thing, except for the major updates. like update 1, etc
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hmm.. how long have you been doing that?? any problem??

I might do the same thing, except for the major updates. like update 1, etc

 

For almost 2 years now. Zero problems. In fact, I used to have various small problems every once in a while until I stopped using Windows Update.

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