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If you are one of Windows 10 users whose important work has been put on hold with a forced software update, it's good news for you: Microsoft is working on a solution to get rid of the system for this annoying performance.
Announces two new Windows 10 Insider previews, Microsoft also said that its update habits have been a pain to users, but assures them that they have heard the complainants and work on a response.
"Have you ever stopped what you did or wait for your computer to boot because the device was updated at the wrong time? We heard you and to relieve this pain if you have an update pending that we've updated our restart logic to use a new system that is more adaptive and proactive, "wrote Microsoft's Dona Sarkar and Brandon LeBlanc.
In Creator Update, it attempted to reduce this frustration by adding a snooze or scheduling feature. The secret to its new approach is not surprisingly artificial intelligence that will check if you are using the device and hopefully you will predict exactly if you only take a short coffee break or leave your computer for long enough to install and then start an update without switching with you work schedule.
"We practiced a predictive model that can accurately predict when it's right to reboot the device. This means we should not only check if you use your device before we start again, but we will also try to predict if You just left the unit to have a cup of coffee and return shortly after, "leave the couple.
Microsoft warns that its prediction model is not perfect, but says in testing on internal devices there are seen "promising results". Fortunately, it has a few months to improve with Windows Insiders on the Windows 1
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"Due to the nature of its architecture, we can update the model with minimal turnaround time based on our insights from performance. It's all thanks to our cloud infrastructure, says Sarkar and LeBlanc.
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