But, as is the case with all new software, Windows 10 has also suffered its fair share of bugs and incompatibility issues with other software and hardware, also missing some previous features users relied upon to boost their productivity.
While Microsoft is always fast to fix these bugs, some machines may be affected more than others.
Check first that you've upgraded to the Windows 10 Fall update (see above, number 2).
If you're still getting problems, download and run the Windows Update Troubleshooter, then reboot and try to update again.
If you need to stop a computer update, it is easy to do. The Windows key is on the right hand side of your keyboard between CTRL and Alt. Type "CMD" in the text box if you are running Vista or Windows 7, which will open the command screen on your computer. Type the following command:net stop "windows update"Press your enter key to stop the update process.
The Windows Update feature allows security updates to be delivered to your computer automatically.
Microsoft is continually updating its programs to deal with ongoing virus and security threats.
Also, many of the hiccups happen when installing Windows 10 in the first place or with incompatibilities with new hardware or other manufacturers' software, which can often not be fixed if only a few people are affected.
Here’s a list of some of Windows 10’s biggest problems and how to fix them when they rear their head.