Tutorial: Windows 10 Offline Update Tips

Tracy King updated on Aug 27, 2020 to Backup and Recovery | How-to Articles

Windows 10 offline update is absolutely an ideal method for Windows users to get new systems without network or the weak Internet. Obviously, Microsoft has released quite a lot of versions of Windows 10 cumulative updates for Windows users. And it might be really annoying when they have limited bandwidth based Internet connections to install Windows 10. And sometimes, it really causes quite a long time for us to wait for Windows 10 online update.
To quickly install latest Windows 10 on PC or laptops, here below, we'll offer you methods for Windows 10 offline and guide you to install and update to Windows 10 offline with simple steps.

Offline update Windows 10.

Why is Windows 10 offline update recommended

Here below, we'll list you some reasons and advantages for Windows 10 offline update and the list may help you to better understand whether you need to update Windows 10 online or offline:

1. Safer update circumstance
The offline update needs no access to the internet, which means that you'll have a safer update circumstance that no virus or unknown files will be downloaded or hacked into your PC.

2. Shorter update time
It will save you much time for updating Windows system offline that you don't need to wait for the Internet downloading and analyzing your system configurations. You can directly update to Windows 10 from the downloaded Windows 10 offline installation files.

3. Lower risks for meeting update error
Windows 10 offline update requires to install the whole system and drivers from a complete update patch, which means that you'll have lower risks for meeting update errors during or after Windows 10 update.

4. Fasting installing speed
With the early downloaded Windows 10 installing package, it will be faster in installing and updating Windows 10 on your PC by updating system offline. 

Backup system and data before start Windows 10 offline update 

To avoid system problems or unexpected problems from happening in PC while updating Windows 10 offline, it's always a wise decision for you to backup system and data before making any changes in your computer or laptops.

Here we'd like to introduce a Windows backup software for helping you backup whatever you want in PC including the system, personal files, and even some other important partitions. You may not feel like the backup software but it still worth to try. EaseUS Todo Backup allows you to free backup Windows system and data within 30 days and simply 3 steps will finish the backup process. Free download it and backup your present system with ease now.

After backing up system and data, you can directly follow the below-recommended methods and tutorial steps to update Windows 10 offline now. Here below you'll find two recommended methods and you can choose to follow either one of them to start your Windows 10 offline update job now:

Method 1. Offline update Windows 10 with updates & patches

We prefer to recommend you to try this method to update Windows 10 offline with updates and patches. It makes the installing process straightforward without any extra operations:

1. Download Windows 10 specific .msu / .exe update files.
Choose the exact Windows 10 update version that you want to install and download.

2. Double click on the downloaded installing patch and install.
The system will check if the update is already installed or not.
If it's available, it will proceed and all you need is to follow the updating procedure to let it finish the installing process. 

3. After installing, do remember to restart the computer and then the offline update is complete. 
Note: If you need to install multiple .msu files, do it by installing each one of them one by one but don't restart the computer till the last one is installed.
Here below, we'll offer you some latest Windows 10 update installing .msu update files and you can directly download to start Windows 10 offline update then.

KB3149135 x64 Download
KB3149135 x86 Download
KB3163018  x64  Download
KB3163018 x86 Download
KB890830 x64 Part 1 Part 2
KB890830 x86 Part 1 Part 2
KB3167685 x64 Download
KB3167685 x86 Download

If you need earlier download patches, please go to Microsoft Windows 10 download website and search relative update to download and perform the offline update by following about steps.

When you need to fast install Windows 10, this will be the most ideal way.

Method 2. Update Windows 10 offline with Portable Update

This method for Windows 10 offline update requires users to use a freeware Portable Update, with which, you can update Windows 10 offline without an Internet connection.
It won't leave a trace in the Windows registry and if you come across errors, it shouldn't be caused by this software.

However, it still requires Internet when you download the software and new Windows 10 update. The advantage of using this software is that the same file can be used to update different computers or update many times in the same PC.
And the program will use standard Windows Update API services to update your computer one the update is installed. If you wanna try this software, search it and download it to update Windows 10 offline now.

After updating Windows 10 offline, you can choose to restore the backups through EaseUS Todo Back or even revert to the previous system by restoring system when you don't like a new Windows system. Anyway, if you are trying to update Windows 10 offline, or need a way to install Windows 10 offline, follow the above methods, you'll make it.

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