Restart computer not updating settings

This tool will run through your basic operating system parameters and look for any obvious problems that may be keeping Windows Update from functioning correctly.If it can, the troubleshooter will also fix them automatically, or at least let you know what the issue is.This could mean that the upgrade process was interrupted because you accidentally restarted your PC or signed out of your PC.

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To set a custom restart time do the following: Remember that you will only be able to change the "Restart options" settings when a new update is available. This is a small but welcome addition Microsoft is bringing with the Anniversary Update that gives users a little more control over updates, and helps to prevent the loss of unsaved work when auto-save for a specific app or web service is not working correctly or not supported.

Windows Update is sometimes underestimated as a cornerstone of your system’s integrity and security.

Note that the maximum active length of time you can set is 18 hours. And again, the last thing you want is Windows 10 restarting in the middle of your work, which can take some time — even longer if your PC runs into an issue while processing the update.

For these situations, Windows 10 includes the restart options, which you can use to temporarily override and set a custom restart time for the operating system to finish installing the new updates.

Step 3: This will bring up a window called “Active hours,” which will let you set a start and end time for when restarts will occur.