WIndows 10 21H1

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WIndows 10 21H1

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Checking for updates tells me that I am current for version 20H2. I need to upgrade to version 21H1 because some apps I use a lot are suggesting it to resolve some issues. I tried to download it from Settings > Update & Security but the hyperlink is not active.
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What must I do to get the download for an update?
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Hi Bob, the only thing I can think of is some updates require your Laptop being plugged in and charging.
If it wasn't for bad luck I'd have NO luck at all.
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BobH wrote:
16 Sep 2021, 22:22
...but the hyperlink is not active...
You say, "hyperlink", but do you actually mean that when you click the grey 'Download' button, nothing happens?

I presume you have tried completely shutting down the machine and restarting from cold and that didn't help? In which case, try searching for:
    Windows 10 says updates are available but not downloading
Many of the hits in a search like that are about stopping and restarting the updater service. I can't offer you any better help though as I've never had this problem with my machine.

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What happen when you click "View optional updates"?

That is where you SHOULD see the link for 21H1
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I have tried powering the laptop off and back on without success. The machine stays plugged into household power. When I click "View Optional Updates" the only thing displayed is "Driver Updates" and clicking it produces not response. I had no luck the first couple of times I searched, but I shall try again.

Thanks for the advice!
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Why not force the update yourself manually?
Go to https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/win ... 885390d212 then to the second bullet point, and get the Update Assistant. Follow the instructions!
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