Automatic essential update

FongPouiFongPoui Level 2
edited September 29 in ZenBook
  1. System: Windows 11
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  3. Model: UX4802ZE Duo pro 14
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Detailed description:Just to inform some of you that it is better to turn off the option "Automatic essential updates" because after updating, the system immediately restart without asking if I was ready for that. I lost some of my 3D works and had to restart...

I was shocked because MyAsus should give me a warning and ask me to allow the restart...



  • Turn on automatic updates for Windows 10

    By default, Windows 10 updates your operating system automatically. However, it is safest to manually check that you are up to date and it is turned on.

    Select the Windows icon in the bottom left of your screen.

    windows 10 desktop screen with menu highlighted in bottom left hand corner of screen

    Click on the Settings Cog icon.

    windows 10 desktop screen with bottom left hand menu expanded and settings cog highlighted

    Once in Settings, scroll down and click on Update & Security.

    inside system settings mouse has hovered over 'About' option on left hand menu fifth option from the top

    In the Update & Security window click Check for Updates if necessary. To check if your updates are paused, click Advanced Options.

    Some feature updates will need to be manually enabled even when automatic updates are turned on. To do this go to, Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update and select Check for updates.


    Rachel Gomez

  • I hate automatic updates

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