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Can't install driver from windows update

If you plug a new hardware into your Windows PC and it tries to search for driver from windows update but then it failed.

Try to turn on the windows update (or at least set it to “always ask before downloading”), then remove and plug the hardware back so it searches for the driver again.

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The Reigning Security Exploits of 2014

Until recently, I wasn’t aware that I’m one of the few who consistently maintains an updated computer. I thought it was a no-brainer. You’re notified by Windows Update or the App Store and after clicking some variation of ‘Update,’ TA-DA!  899 more words


Windows 10 - No kidding

From an article by: Nate Ralph/CNet

Windows 10 is everything Windows 8 should have been. Now, it’s still early: the technical preview is just a week old, and barely scratches the surface of what Microsoft has promised is coming down the pipe. 1,067 more words

Microsoft intros Windows 8 follow-up, bizarrely dubs it Windows 10

Microsoft went the whole nine yards to turn the tables on the colossal flop that’s been Windows 8, but we’re guessing they didn’t want it to seem like the operating system reached its ninth and final life. 23 more words

Enable Microsoft Update when Internet Explorer is not installed

For Windows to retreive updates from Microsoft Update, as opposed to Windows Update (which is the default), you have to opt in. This is usually done through the Windows Update GUI by selecting “Get updates for other Microsoft Products” 202 more words


Windows Update Issues

Windows updates are very important for the smooth functioning of your Windows operating system. According to Microsoft live chat support, it is important to check for Windows updates regularly, download them and install them on your computer. 357 more words


Poem of the Week: My Troubles in 2014 with Windows Update

DISCLAIMER: The following reverse sestina is NOT a guide on how to correct the error mentioned within, but rather a composition “inspired” by my dealings with this problem during the week of this poem’s composition. 590 more words