Which way—installing Windows updates via Microsoft Catlog or Check for Updates—is preferable

Sugumar Nithyanandam 0 Reputation points

We had some problems installing the Windows update; therefore, I need someone to respond to my question.

Which of the two methods—check for updates or manual installation—would be the best for installing Windows updates?

Recently, the irrelevant patch (KB5031471) has been sent to the Windows 10 LTSB 2016 version when we click to check for updates, which has caused a lot of problems.

Which method of patch installation would be the most effective?

Thank you!


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  1. Reza-Ameri 16,606 Reputation points

    Generally check for Windows Update and automate installing of updates are recommended. It is important to make sure you have installed all updates and missing updates could put your PC as risk. However, if you are managing group of devices, you may consider using WSUS or other Windows Update deployment methods and perform testing before deployment.