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17 Feb 2016   #1
bluesfloyd

32 bits window7
 
 
(volume shadow copy)

hi, guys
when downloading all the 200 and more updates after a fresh install of win7,

in services, MUST the service (volume shadow copy) be STARTED, to help download all updates yes/no ????


thanks for your time, bluesfloyd.


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17 Feb 2016   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

No - that has nothing to do with downloads. A volume shadow is a restore point.
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21 Feb 2016   #3
wben353

Win 7 Home Premium x64/Linux Lite 2.6 x64
 
 

Since the release of win10 updates are ridiculously slow to appear & sometimes download. Usually less than 3-4 hours, sometimes as much as 24-48 though less often.
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21 Feb 2016   #4
maxseven

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit 6.1 Build 7601 (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bluesfloyd View Post
when downloading all the 200 and more updates after a fresh install of win7,

in services, MUST the service (volume shadow copy) be STARTED, to help download all updates yes/no ????
I wonder why you are asking about this? Just leave it set to Manual as it's supposed to be, and Windows will start it if it needs to do so.

Not sure myself re: 200 updates at a time, but WU might want to create a Restore Point somewhere along the way.
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