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How to receive updates for other Microsoft products in Windows 11 - Optional updates

When you install Windows 11, you never receive other updates such as: Optional updates and updates from other Microsoft products. This is a missed opportunity to always stay up-to-date with the novelties Microsoft launches daily and to keep drivers up to date.

In this blog, I explain how to enable update for other Microsoft products. But also how to enable optional updates in Windows 11.

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Open settings in Windows 11

Press start -> settings.


Select advanced updates in Windows

Select Advanced options under Windows Update.

In this menu, you can make adjustments to: Delivery optimization, Optional updates, Active hours and other settings.


Enable: Get updates from other Microsoft products.


Enable optional updates, in Windows 11

In this menu, you can enable optional updates. These updates are mainly driver updates in Windows 11.


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1 year ago

Und was tun, wenn diese Einstellung ausgegraut ist, angeblich wegen Richtlinien meiner Organisation?

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