I remember this one night I was working late on a term paper. I was on it until say like 2 AM in the morning before I went to sleep. The next morning, I had to email the paper to my lecturer at 8 AM. So at 7 AM, there I am turning on my computer to do some final touch-ups here and there before emailing it out.
Then it hit me, last night my computer (Windows 10) has downloaded updates and shut down with that option of ‘Shut Down and Install Updates.’ That morning I had to boot it up and wait for the updates to finish installing before I am allowed to access my user account. By the time the updates finished installing, I had wasted a solid 10 minutes that could have been better used tweaking my paper.
I am sure many people out there can give their own stories of when Windows updates wasted precious time for them. Microsoft has even been sued multiple times by users who claimed to have missed an important virtual appointment leading up to financial and opportunity loss …read more