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Offline Aaron Hulett

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Re: Windows 10 April 2018 Update (Version 1803) Available 30APR2018
« Reply #15 on: May 14, 2018, 08:42:20 PM »
Hoping I've figured it out- policies pushed to both block feature updates for 60 days, and another policy to prevent manual check for updates.

It's easy! :P
Ok, the answer is if you set telemetry to zero (as in, no telemetry), the feature update pause doesn't work.

From Group Policy, at the bottom of the Help part: To configure Feature Updates you must have a telemetry level setting of 1 or higher.

So, there ya go.

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Re: Windows 10 April 2018 Update (Version 1803) Available 30APR2018
« Reply #16 on: May 15, 2018, 12:31:32 PM »
That was my understanding, but I would have hoped having a Group Policy setting saying delay feature updates would actually delay it, no matter how updates are checked for. Assuming I had policy settings set correctly, I would believe the update wouldn't come down no matter what. Instead, I had to call my dad and tell him to avoid manually checking for updates because he doesn't want it in his office until it's been in the wild for at least several weeks. Perhaps I'm supposed to use Windows Server Update Services so I can control available updates on the domain. It's the only "workaround" I can come up with off the top of my head.

In a business office you can change the update settings. In settings, Windows update, advanced options, you have the option to move from the semi-annual channel (targeted) to the semi-annual channel.

"Targeted deployment refers to the phase immediately following the release of a new Windows version when it is recommended to conduct your organization's piloting process and to begin deployments to select devices, such as those with the most modern chipsets and capabilities. Surface devices make excellent candidates for these targeted deployments.

Broad deployment refers to the phase that follows targeted deployment, where your organizations' pilots and targeted deployments have provided successful feedback and Windows has been vetted for deployment to most or all of your organization's devices. "

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/surface/2017/07/28/the-windows-semi-annual-channel-and-targeted-deployment/

This was previously Current Branch and Current Branch for business. Basically it delays the updates until it has been fully tested for business use.

It could also delay the update to a newer version longer than may be needed.

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Re: Windows 10 April 2018 Update (Version 1803) Available 30APR2018
« Reply #17 on: May 16, 2018, 06:13:14 PM »
Rollout of Windows 10 April Update Halted for Devices With Intel & Toshiba SSDs

The devices are

Intel SSD 600p Series
Intel SSD Pro 6000p Series
Toshiba XG4 Series
Toshiba XG5 Series
Toshiba BG3 Series

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The Intel and Toshiba issues appear to be different. More specifically, Windows PCs using Intel SSDs would often crash and enter a UEFI screen after reboot, while users of Toshiba SSDs reported lower battery life and SSD drives becoming very hot.


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