Can’t Install KB3081438 in Windows 10

Problem:

Even when I use the standalone file, it goes to 50 and then stops and says the update failed but does not give a reason why, all other updates install fine, almost daily…how to fix?

Resolution:

Suggestion 1:

Follow the steps to Run DISM Commands:

1) Press Windows + x on your keyboard.

2) Select Command prompt (Admin) to open Administrator Command Prompt .

3) In the Administrator: Command Prompt window, type the following commands. Press the Enter key after each command:
dism.exe /online /cleanup-image /scanhealth
dism.exe /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth

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Suggestion 2:

You may try a Clean Boot

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Suggestion 3:

Download and run the Windows Update Troubleshooter.

How To Install Windows 10 on Your Mac with Boot Camp

Those who love both the worlds ,I mean those who love to see Windows run on Mac Hardware they will be simply delighted as Apple has added their support for Boot Camp who like to install Windows 10 on Boot Camp partition on Mac machine.

 

Firefox For Windows 10 Released

Mozilla has released Firefox 10

When using this search field, Windows 10 launches your default browser but only shows search results in Microsoft Bing. When you have Firefox set as your default browser on Windows 10, all your Web searches from the taskbar search field will show results in the default search engine you choose in Firefox.

See: Mozilla’s blog post on the Firefox release.

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Cumulative update for Windows 10: August 11, 2015

Summary

The security update for Windows 10 that is dated August 11, 2015, includes improvements to improve the functionality of Windows 10 and resolves the following vulnerabilities in Windows:

  • 3086251 MS15-092: Vulnerabilities in the .NET Framework could allow elevation of privilege: August 11, 2015
  • 3084525 MS15-091: Cumulative security update for Microsoft Edge: August 11, 2015
  • 3082458 MS15-088: Unsafe command-line parameter passing could allow information disclosure: August 11, 2015
  • 3082487 MS15-085: Vulnerability in Mount Manager could allow elevation of privilege: August 11, 2015
  • 3078662 MS15-080: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft graphics component could allow remote code execution: August 11, 2015
  • 3082442 MS15-079: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer: August 11, 2015

Windows 10 updates are cumulative. Therefore, this package contains all previously released fixes. (See KB 3081424.) If you have previous updates installed, only the new fixes that are contained in this package will be downloaded and installed to your computer.

How to obtain and install the update

Important If you install a language pack after you install this security update, you must reinstall this security update. Therefore, we recommend that you install any language packs that you need before you install this security update. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.

Method 1: Windows Update

This update is available through Windows Update and will be downloaded and installed automatically.

Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog

To obtain the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

How To Cancel Windows 10 Upgrade

Problem:

I am running windows 8.1 my OS is scheduled to reboot in one day and start the windows 10 upgrade, but I have decided I do not want to upgrade at this time, Is there a way to cancel it?

Resolution:

Open C:\Windows\System32 and look for GWX. Right click on it and select Delete.

Go to Windows Update->Installed update, remove KB3035583.

How To Upgrade From Windows 10 Home To Windows 10 Professional

If you are running Windows 10 Home then you can easily upgrade to Windows 10 Professional. Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Click Update & security.
  3. Click Activation.
  4. Click ‘Go to Store’
  5. You will find Upgrade to Windows 10 Pro.  You will also see how much you have to pay for this upgrade.
  6. If you have a Windows 10 Pro Product Key then click on ‘I have a Windows 10 Product Key.’
  7. On clicking you will get a UAC prompt,click ‘Yes’ to continue.
  8. Enter a product key