Windows 10 Updates do not work

I have five or so Windows 10 installations—desktop, laptop, and multiple virtual machines running running on my Mac using Parallels 12. I say "or so" because some of my virtual machines have been broken by the Windows Update (WU) process.

I really like Windows 10, it is now almost as good as MacOS to use for my daily work. However, since Windows 10 was released, I have literally wasted months struggling to install Windows Updates. I am not alone:

Now Panasonic joins the bad support club

After the last firmware update on mt Panasonic Lumix DMC GX-8 camera body, The auto review screen changed so that 3/4 of it was information, and 1/4 image. I could not figure out how to change this, so I went online and tried their online chat.

When the representative answered, she sent me instructions to reset the camera. I responded that this was not what I wanted to do, and that it takes forever to reset all menu items. She never responded and left me sitting there.

I got banned by Piccure+ for requesting support

About a year ago, I bought a German program called Piccure+. In principle, this program does the best job at sharpening blurred images due to lens softness or to camera shake. But it has a very strange (very German!) user interface, and more important, even though they claim support for DxO OpticsPro (my favorite photo editing program), I could never get it to work with DxO.

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