Free Shortcut To App Updates - Right to the point

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  1. sharpuser

    sharpuser Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Sometimes I want to go directly to check for App updates in the Windows Store.
    This is how I do it with a custom shortcut.

    CREATE A SHORTCUT TO UPDATE WINDOWS STORE APPS
    1. From the desktop, Context-click (right-click) New, Shortcut
    2) Type in this:
    Code:
    %comspec% /c start ms-windows-store:updates
    3. Click Next, then Give the shortcut a name, such as "App Updates", Finish.

    I customized the icon for my shortcut with "Store.ico", which is available from here.

    Create a new shortcut.
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    Shortcut created.
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    Here's how it works.
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    Brilliant! I was wondering about that just yesterday.
     
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    This is a cool link thanks. Do you know how to stop auto-updates? I prefer to know when they're available, then manually select them. I'm sure there was an option but it never seemed to work properly for me... :confused:
     
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