Automatic updates not updating

20 Apr

Now that Windows 10 is being sent out into the wild, update branches (described below) will be used to decide who gets updates at what time once they are available.Java Update is a feature that keeps your Windows computer up-to-date with the latest Java all while others take a long time to get patched and remain vulnerable to malware, thus posing an even greater risk to other connected machines.As a result, Microsoft has changed its patching scheme for the latest iteration of Windows in an effort to keep the window of vulnerability as small as possible.Do not understand why you are given the option to change the installation path when you first install (and no warning is given about possible problems with automatic update when changing the defaults).

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That's probably why Microsoft has -- controversially -- decided to make Windows 10 an automatically-updating OS.If you choose not to use automatic updating, you can always install specific updates from the Windows Update Web site. Most probably because installation path is different from the default.There is a message below saying: Contact your system administrator about changing this setting.My user is set to admin so I am not sure how to fix this.