Windows 10: Get Updates from Other Sources

Posted September 2, 2015 by Leomar Umpad in Windows 10

Windows 10 - Get Updates from other Sources

Windows 10 offers updates through multiple sources. Aside from the usual download over the internet from Microsoft’s official servers, Windows 10 now allows you to get updates from other sources such as PCs on the internet and computers on your local connection. This is a good news especially for those who own multiple units. Now, you do not have to download updates to every PC. Downloading updates from one PC and sharing with other computers on the network will save download time and bandwidth. If you would like to learn how to get updates from other sources, then read on.

How to Get Updates from Local Computers and PCs on the Internet

To get updates from other sources aside from Microsoft’s server, follow these procedures:

1.Click on the Start button to view the Start menu.Windows 10 Start button
2.From the Start menu, click on Settings.Windows 10 - Start - Settings
3.On the Settings page, tap on the Update and Security icon.Windows 10 - Start - Settings - Update and Security
4.Click on the Windows Update side menu.Windows 10 - Start - Settings - Update and Security - Windows Update
5.Open Advanced Options in Windows Update.Windows 10 - Start - Settings - Update and Security - Windows Update - Advanced Options
6.In the Advanced Options page, click on the Choose How Updates are Delivered option.Windows 10 - Start - Settings - Choose How Updates are delivered
7.In the Choose How Updates are Delivered page, click on the switch to turn on the feature.Windows 10 - Start - Settings - Choose How Updates are delivered - Switch button to enable
8.Choose from the two available options: PCs on my local network and PCs on my local network, and PCs on the internet. The first option allows you to get updates only within your local connection. The second option allows you to get updates from your local connection as well as from PCs over the internet.Windows 10 - Start - Settings - Choose How Updates are delivered - Choose where to get - local or local and internet
9.You are done.

Once you have learned how to get updates from others sources, it is now possible to get updates for your Windows device without connecting to the internet. If you have issues with any of the steps above, let us know in the comments section.

 

About Leomar Umpad

A supply chain operations manager by profession. A technology-lover and a writer by heart. I have the passion to teach and inform.
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