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If you can’t shut down your Surface normally, press and hold the power button for 30 seconds. share|improve this answer answered Sep 5 '15 at 8:44 Journeyman Geek♦ 98.9k31184312 @JouneymanGeek - While I believe your answer to be a really good solution I hope you understand Excellent Mom2673 January 5, 2017 Reply 100% agree with everything you and others have said in their posts. However this only enables you to hide a driver update; you have to uninstall it manually. Check This Out

But, wait...there's probably more so be sure to follow me on Twitter and Google+. My Acrobat DC stopped. Login or register to post comments xpclient on Aug 28, 2015 Richard, I think that setting is only applicable when you use Device Manager to update the driver using the wizard. Just set your current Internet connection as "metered" and Windows won't download updates while connected to it -- at least until you tell Windows the connection isn't metered anymore.

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Applies to Surface Studio, Surface Book, Surface Book with Performance Base, Surface Pro 4, Surface Pro 3, Surface 3, Surface Pro 2, Surface Pro. Michael Lynch December 18, 2016 Reply Thank you, my updates now work as it should on my new Win7 pro PC. Reply Craig June 22, 2016 at 1:00 pm And I second Marks comment - "newsflash to software companies - sometimes we actually want to use our computers to do productive work, Glad this article helped you in fixing the issue. :) Reply Ran October 9, 2016 at 12:57 pm Thank you for this article!

I agree with Elijah, above. There's a forced reboot after install and everything seems peachy. They are releasing updates in a rolling wave after all, which gives them the chance to collect telemetry data about how the updates are doing on machines they were deployed to, Windows 10 Device Installation Settings And a big thank you!

Right now you can pick and choose. Show Or Hide Updates Troubleshooter Print reprints Favorite EMAIL Tweet Discuss this Article 17 pmbAustin on Aug 27, 2015 So, I have a Canon MP560 wireless printer, and ever since upgrading to Windows 10, every time Joe in Minnesota Sheldon Bidwell January 8, 2017 Reply Thank you so much for the information. http://www.howtogeek.com/247380/how-to-fix-windows-update-when-it-gets-stuck/ The computer was just 1 year old.

permalinkembedsavegive gold[–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)I'll try that, thanks permalinkembedsaveparent[–]EvilWalnut 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)Running NVidia GTX 780 2-way SLI: I set both the control panel Device Installation Delete The Driver Software For This Device Missing Now, it might work for a day, a minute or an hour - and black screen; sometimes recovers, most times not. Finally made it a habit to shut the PC with physical button on the laptop One fine day my WiFi stopped. But after that, you can skip all the other updating and just install the convenience rollup.

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The troubleshooter performs three actions: It shuts down Windows Update Services. Reply MLO March 3, 2016 at 5:02 am Is the method of using gpedit reversible? Disable Driver Updates Windows 10 I hope I will now kep my internet connection! Never Install Driver Software From Windows Update Download and install the appropriate version of KB3172605 known as the “July 2016 update rollup for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.” (alternate link to KB3172605 files) Restart

Reboot after that and things go haywire. Everything worked like a dream after i followed the instructions. winkey + r sysdm.cpl Hardware device installation settings Login or register to post comments Tucknut on Aug 28, 2015 Geez, I'd been struggling with a no-sound issue since upgrading to 10. It depends on the speed of your Internet connection and how fast Microsoft's download servers are for you. Force Install Driver Windows 10

This will mean fewer individual updates to install, and updating newly installed Windows 7 systems should become faster over time. Thanks a lot! Ted West January 4, 2017 Reply This worked when nothing else would. Solution 1: Restart your Surface Go to Start , and select Power > Restart (or Update and restart).

Block Driver Update To prevent this driver from being reinstalled the next time Windows Update runs, you can use the Show or Hide Updates Troubleshooter (direct download), which we have introduced Disable Automatic Driver Installation Windows 7 It's clear to me that Microsoft broke the update system intentionally to force more people to upgrade to their Windows 10 spyware suite. Thank you for your valuable feedback!

The combination of the the two updates recommended here, and the "Windows Update Diagnostic" finally allowed me to run the normal automatic Windows Update.

Andy D. John Mosher December 21, 2016 Reply Many Tanks Andy D. After Surface restarts, try installing updates again. Kb3073930 Our guide primarily tackles problems that arise with Windows 7 updates that occur during a normal installation and update cycle.

Reply Tina Sieber October 28, 2016 at 8:22 am Were you able to fix it by installing your own drivers? I did fresh install, I immediately disabled driver updating. I had tried several others before finding this. Worked 100% Don't know what we would do without people like you that figure things out and share.

Download and install the appropriate version of KB3138612 known as “Windows Update Client for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2: March 2016.” (alternate link to KB3138612 files) Restart the PC, After following these instructions it definitely got me closer but no cigar so far. When System Properties opens up click/tap on Advanced system settings. Now, you’ll restart the Windows Update service.

We untangle the complexity of this power tool. Applies to Surface Book, Surface Book with Performance Base, Surface Pro 4, Surface Pro 3, Surface 3, Surface Pro 2, Surface 2, Surface Pro, Surface RT. Started detecting updates and I was good to go. Shut down windows firewall and the rest is history. 207 important updates became almost immediately available.