Bought yesterday for mi folks Dell Optiplex 320 core 13 windows 10 from.
It's not been started in a month so should there be lots of Microsoft updates, seems its spent last 3hrs updating, freezing, installing etc.
Also it had avg free pre installed when updates were freezing so I uninstalled avg and updates carried on as normal so is it best to just use windows defender and firewall.
On any new pc you will find loads of updates for any version you are using and this will be what is causing you a problem , you will find lots of updates will fail because you are giving it a lot to think about , I just checked whats on my 2 year old pc I have nearly 70 items in the installed updates.
The same thing will be happening to your anti virus software , if you are not happy with avg I can recommend Kaspersky but the same updates scenario will arise.
Don't be offended when I say this but if you have a low spec pc it will struggle to do multiple updates , I have a low spec windows 7 as a spare pc and if I do a clean install I get the same problems your having , just keep re trying till it sorts itself out.
Many thanks Mjs Warlord, should I just let the updates run then?
It's a dell optiplex Intel core 13
I like avg I just wonder whether it's any better than defender though it seemed to stop windows security updates. Heard best to use windows firewall and 3rd party Av.