Microsoft regularly releases new feature updates for the Windows 10 operating system. These updates are very important and install the latest version of Windows 10 on your computer. These updates are very important and bring many new features, fixes, and improvements to Windows 10. So if necessary, update your operating system with these new features.
If you are trying to install feature updates on Windows 10 devices pointing to an intranet location and the update was not successful, this article should help you. In this article, we will identify the possible causes of this problem and suggest suitable solutions that you can try to solve the problem.
What is the reason why the feature update is not installed on Windows 10 devices that point to an intranet location
When installing a feature update in Windows 10, computers may not receive the latest driver updates for the following devices if they point to an intranet location:
DisplayLink for USB Displays (DisplayLink USB graphics technology is designed to connect computers and displays via USB, Ethernet and WiFi. It also allows you to connect multiple displays to a single computer. DisplayLink technology is fully supported by all current versions of Windows 10 – Intel and AMD processors).
In this scenario, when Windows 10 computers do not receive driver updates for the above device, installing the feature update will fail. This problem occurs because the latest updates and drivers may not be available from the intranet location.
If you are experiencing a problem with feature updates not installing on Windows 10 devices that point to an intranet location, you can try one of the three solutions described below to ensure that devices receive the latest updates and drivers directly from Windows Update and not from an intranet location during the installation or update process to simplify the user experience and reduce the risk of update errors and other update-related issues.
To diagnose the feature Update is not installed on Windows 10 devices specifying an intranet location
Use SCCM to configure OSD to deploy the update
This solution requires the use of the System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) to configure the operating system update (OSD) deployment to resolve the issue of feature updates not being installed on Windows 10 devices that point to an intranet location.
ConfigMgr OSD provides the ability to override group policy settings in the task sequence and direct devices to Windows Update during installation.
To enable this feature, follow these steps:
- Open the task sequence editor.
- Select the Dynamically update Windows configuration with the Windows Update check box, as shown in the figure above.
- Click Apply -> OK to save your changes.
Configure your Windows 10 devices to receive updates directly from Windows Update
In this solution to the problem of not being able to install feature updates on Windows 10 devices that point to an intranet location, you can configure Windows 10 devices to receive updates directly from Windows Update. Here’s how:
- Start the installation or update process on your computers.
- After completing the process, run the following Windows PowerShell script to configure devices to receive updates directly from Windows Update.
- After running this script, computers will no longer receive updates from WSUS. Instead, they will receive updates from WU until the policy is reapplied.
- #Switch to WU/MU.
If (test path HKLM: softwarepoliciesmicrosoftwindowsupdate)
Create-LogEntry “Windows update policy found. Remove.”
Delete-item HKLM: softwarepoliciesmicrosoftwindowsupdate -Force -Recurse
Start-Service – Name wuauserv
- Now open Settings -> Update and Security -> Windows Update -> Check Update application to find new drivers in Windows Update.
- When all devices are updated with the latest available drivers, run the following command to reset the Group Policy settings to state before running the PowerShell script above.
- GP update / power
Manually download and install the latest drivers
This solution to the problem where feature updates are not installed on Windows 10 devices pointing to an intranet location simply requires manually downloading and installing the latest required drivers after the installation or update process is complete.
You can do this through Device Manager or go to the device manufacturer’s website and download drivers from there.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Make sure you have enough memory on your device.
- Run the Windows update multiple times.
- Check for third-party drivers and download any updates.
- Disable any additional hardware.
- Check for errors in the device manager.
- Remove third-party security software.
- Recover hard drive errors.
- Perform a clean restart in Windows.
How do I fix the fact that Windows Update Standalone Installer does not apply the update to this computer?
- Make sure that the service pack matches your version of Windows.
- Make sure that the service pack matches the Windows processor architecture.
- Check the update history.
- Run the Windows Update Troubleshooter.
- Update Windows 10 with the latest KB update.
If the installation is stuck at the same percentage, try checking again for updates or run Windows Update Troubleshooter. To check for updates, go to Start -> Settings -> Updates and security -> Windows Update -> Check for updates.
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