Only enterprise users (Windows 10 for business) can delay the installation of Windows updates.
The "joys" of Windows Update not working in Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1 and 10 are numerous: not receiving or not being able to install updates, repeated installation of same updates, or in worse cases, endless reboot cycles in Windows Vista and later.
Below are steps on how to perform these updates, as well as additional recommendations to help update your computer.
If you are running Microsoft Windows 98 or later, at least some updates should be available for your computer.
View full description The Windows Updates Downloader is a free tool for meticulous Windows users who are careful about which updates they download.Windows 8 (not 8.1) stopped receiving updates after 12th of January, 2016.Current users can upgrade for free to Windows 8.1 via Windows Store.First, check if you have enough free disk space (at least 1 gigabyte) on your hard drive.If not, read the Remove temporary files article on how to get rid of unnecessary files with CCleaner.