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Automatic Maintenance

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8

    Automatic Maintenance

    Just had a few simple questions concerning "Automatic Maintenance."

    I have this set, and it is set to run daily at 3:00am. Sometimes, (on days off) I start this maintenance before the scheduled time. Anyways, here are my questions.

    1. What does the maintenance actually do?

    2. Is it supposed to download, and install windows updates? (I thought it was supposed to, but I just finished running it, and manually did these things. Not sure if maintenance would have done it.

    3. How long is this process supposed to usually take? Right now, my computer has hardly anything on it, and is only three days old, can't be optimizing that much stuff.

    Thanks for the answers guys, I greatly appreciate your answers.

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  2. #2

    Posts : 21,864
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Rapthtar, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Here's more information about Automatic Maintenance in Windows 8 to help answer some of this for you.

    Automatic Maintenance (Windows)

    Automatic Maintenance - Change Maintenance Settings in Windows 8

    Hope this helps some,
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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