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On one of my Windows 11 machines when I look at the Windows Update it shows an exclamation point but it also says it is up to date. Please see the attachment. What does that exclamation point mean?

I also see that Windows 11 version 22H2 is available on that machine. Any advice on whether or not to install it. I have the Start11 program on my Win 11 machines and don't want the way they are setup now to change. Any advice would be appreciated.

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Windows 11 22H2 is the first major update of Windows 11, released yesterday. It is not a required update at this time, hence you get "You're up to date". Whether you want to install it or not is up to you - you might want to wait a while to see how others fare.
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HansV wrote:
21 Sep 2022, 14:47
Windows 11 22H2 is the first major update of Windows 11, released yesterday. It is not a required update at this time, hence you get "You're up to date". Whether you want to install it or not is up to you - you might want to wait a while to see how others fare.
Thanks Hans. Is that exclamation point about the 22H2 update?
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I guess so - I'm not getting offered the update yet and I have a green check mark.
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HansV wrote:
21 Sep 2022, 14:54
I guess so - I'm not getting offered the update yet and I have a green check mark.
OK, thank you. BTW, I only got offered the update on 1 of the 2 Win 11 machines I have. Not sure it means anything, but it was the machine that was updated from Win 10, not the one that has only had Win 11 installed on it.
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Microsoft always rolls out such updates gradually, it can take days, weeks or even months before a particular computer is offered the update in Windows Update. (It's always possible to download it directly for those who can't wait)
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I believe I'll wait as long as possible to see if other brave souls have problems with it.
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My Win 11 computer went through the update and so far seems to be running along okay..... for what that is worth to others. My system is for gaming but of course I use it for anything else that I want to do, like photo editing, surfing, emails, and the like. It is also Windows Home and not Pro.
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The exclamation point just means an update is available.
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JoeP wrote:
22 Sep 2022, 19:10
The exclamation point just means an update is available.
Thanks for that information.
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