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community support => mediaPLAYERS, Hardware and accessories => Topic started by: jnpapp26 on April 09, 2018, 06:25:19 AM

Title: Looking for a New Windows Player or suggestions
Post by: jnpapp26 on April 09, 2018, 06:25:19 AM
We went from Android Players to Windows players because it seems easier to control (Windows Update/Antivirus/Remote Control).
We are now forced to get Windows 10 and having problems with controlling updates because of 10 Home....
Starting to make me rethink what i am using...
Any suggestions? 
Currently using ASUS e410.   Hardware isn't all bad but Windows 10 Home is terrible and can not control updates like I used to...
Title: Re: Looking for a New Windows Player or suggestions
Post by: admin on April 10, 2018, 08:10:12 AM
Is this an Atom based? if so it is under powered and will create racing conditions.
Windows 10 embedded is better (what we use) as it is much lighter, if your CPU is under powered that is.
Title: Re: Looking for a New Windows Player or suggestions
Post by: jnpapp26 on April 10, 2018, 11:34:04 AM
no atom IntelĀ® CeleronĀ® N3150, 1.6GHz, 4 Cores
Its not a bad option but windows 10 Home is a real pain to work with.  Would rather have Embedded but big difference in price...
Title: Re: Looking for a New Windows Player or suggestions
Post by: jnpapp26 on April 10, 2018, 11:35:25 AM
how do you handle Microsoft pushing updates on the players?
Title: Re: Looking for a New Windows Player or suggestions
Post by: admin on April 10, 2018, 05:25:02 PM
we disable all updates and lock down the PC.
Title: Re: Looking for a New Windows Player or suggestions
Post by: jnpapp26 on May 30, 2018, 02:28:24 PM
We have them locked down as well but since its Windows 10 Home we are having trouble keeping windows from updating.   It really seems like it is the Feature updates that are killing us.  I think i need to set them to a "Metered Connection" in order to pass on the Feature Updates like the 1803 update that is 6gb in size.  Does anybody have any ideas on that?
Title: Re: Looking for a New Windows Player or suggestions
Post by: Filla on June 29, 2018, 05:17:34 PM
go to microsoft download
wushowhide.diagcab

windows show hide update tool.