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Getting to Know the $WinREAgent Folder and How to Delete It in Windows 11

Getting to Know the $WinREAgent Folder and How to Delete It in Windows 11

All Windows updates and upgrade process will cause a $WinREAgent folder. In updating and upgrading Windows will create many files and folders during downloading and installing the update. The location of files and folders that are created automatically is on the drive where Windows is installed. These files and folders are hidden and you won't see them until you change the settings and how they are displayed. You can see it by following other Bardimin articles.  Easy Way to Show Hidden Files and Folders in Windows. Get to know the $WinREAgent Folder The $WinREAgent folder is a folder that is created automatically during the Windows update and upgrade process. This folder contains temporary files that will be useful for restoring Windows if the update or upgrade process experiences problems. This folder was created by the Windows Recovery Environment to prevent the operating system from failing to boot because there was a problem during the Windows update or upgrade process. $WinREAgent is one folder that is hidden by default, to see it change your File Explorer settings. This folder is only an empty folder with one that has a sub-folder called "Scratch" which is also empty. The size of the $WinREAgent folder is 0 kb. How to Safely Delete $WinREAgent Folder The $WinREAgent folder is safe for you to delete. Before deleting this folder, pay attention to the following things. If the size of the $WinREAgent folder is 0 kb, you safely delete this folder. This means that all...

Creating a Windows Server Update on a LAN Network with WSUS

Creating a Windows Server Update on a LAN Network with WSUS

By creating a server that serves Windows updates and other products from Microsoft, you can save internet consumption and speed up the update process. Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) is a feature of Windows Server to manage the distribution of updates released by Microsoft Update to computers on your network. WSUS will be very useful if you have to manage many computers. Updates from Microsoft products can be hundreds of Megabytes in size, and can even reach a size of over one Gigabyte. If the number of computers in the network is large, it is certainly very inefficient if each computer has to download to Microsoft. Because this will burden internet usage and require a long download time. By creating a Server that serves an update, a direct update to Microsoft is only performed by one Server computer. Meanwhile, computers in other networks will download updates to the server. In this scenario, the update process from the computer does not require internet access because it uses a local network (LAN) and, of course, the download speed is also very fast. This article will use Windows Server 2019 as an example and you can also use this method on Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2. Both 2016 and Windows Server 2022. Install WSUS on a Windows Server Open the "Server Manager".In the Server Manager click "Manage" and then click "Add Roles and Features". Next will open the Add Roles and Features Wizard window. And on "Before You Begin", click "Next".In "Installation Type", select...

Easy Ways to Reset Windows Update on Windows 11

Easy Ways to Reset Windows Update on Windows 11

You can fix problems that occur after Windows Update by resetting or removing updates. Performing a Windows update lets you explore new features, address new security threats, and improve system performance. And the Windows Update Component helps download and install all feature and quality updates, besides drivers and other security enhancements. But you may also run into issues like being unable to search for new updates, getting stuck in the download process, or eventually failing to install them. The cause of the problem is that the cache of Windows Update is corrupted or the relevant service has encountered an error. Whatever the cause, it can be fixed by resetting the Windows Update component. In other cases, you may receive a system error after installing the update, and in severe cases, you may not even be able to start the computer. Here, roll back or remove the update. Reset Windows Update Components via Command Prompt Copy the following code into Notepad and save it as a file (.bat) @echo off :: Created by: Shawn Brink :: Source: https://www.tenforums.com :: Prompt to Run as administrator Set "Variable=0" & if exist "%temp%\getadmin.vbs" del "%temp%\getadmin.vbs" fsutil dirty query %systemdrive% >nul 2>&1 && goto :(Privileges_got) If "%1"=="%Variable%" (echo. &echo. Please right-click on the file and select &echo. "Run as administrator". &echo. Press any key to exit. &pause>nul 2>&1& exit) cmd /u /c echo Set UAC =...

How to Upgrade Windows 10 to Windows 11 for Free

How to Upgrade Windows 10 to Windows 11 for Free

The presence of Windows 11 with various features and improvements from Windows 10 is certainly very interesting. For those of you Windows 10 users, Microsoft offers an upgrade to Windows 11 for free. Before you try to upgrade to Windows 11, the PC you are using must meet the minimum requirements to run Windows 11. To find out if the PC you are using supports Windows 11, you can check it by using the “ PC Health Check ” application from Microsoft. How to check if your PC is compatible with Windows 11 using PC Health Check Download the PC Health Check app from Microsoft.Then install the downloaded file and run the PC Health Check application.Then click the “Check Now” button If the PC you are using is compatible with Windows 11 there will be a notification like this If the PC is not compatible, there will be a notification of hardware that does not support Windows 11 How to upgrade to Windows 11 from Windows Update On some PCs that meet the Windows 11 minimum requirements, Microsoft offers an upgrade to Windows 11 via the Windows Update menu on Windows 10. On Windows 10 go to “ Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update ” and click “ Check for updates ” Click the " Download and Install " button to upgrade to Windows 11. Before upgrading, it would be better if you backup important data that you have. How to upgrade to Windows 11 with Windows Assistant Not all PCs that are compatible with Windows 11 will appear with the option to upgrade in the Windows Update menu....

How to Uninstall Windows 10 Updates

How to Uninstall Windows 10 Updates

Windows Update is a Microsoft service that provides updates to the Microsoft Windows operating system and its supporting components. Windows Update services provide different types of updates. Security updates aim to prevent vulnerabilities to malicious programs and block exploits. While other updates to fix errors that are not related to security or to improve functionality. Security improvements are routinely provided on the second Tuesday of each month (Patch Tuesday), but updates can be issued in the event of a severe security threat. Windows Update can be configured to automatically install important updates when the computer is connected to the internet without the user needing to run the installation manually or even realize that an update is needed. Although the purpose of Windows update is to fix weaknesses or shortcomings of Windows, sometimes updates even create new problems. One example of security update KB5005565 that caused printer sharing to not work. To overcome things like this all we can do is delete the update and wait for the next fix for the problem. How????? Uninstall Windows 10 update Open"Settings". In the lower-left corner on the windows screen, click the windows logo and then select "Settings" Then go to"Update & Security". In the settings window, swipe to the very bottom and click"Update & Security". Open"View update history". In the window that opens, swipe slightly down and in the right column search and click "View update history"....