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    Matt Edminster commented  · 

    Same thing here:

    Today when users receive patches they are expecting to be down for 10-15 minutes. With the new Windows servicing model we are expecting major updates to take 45-60 minutes.

    Our users typically bring their devices home and may not boot them up on the evening. So most updates take place during the business day. (At least the laptop devices)

    I fear when one of these major updates is released the users will click “install now” expecting to be down for the typical 10-15 when in reality they will be down for 45-60 minutes. They may miss meetings or other important work because of this unexpected downtime.

    I would like to see MS introduce the ability for us to inform the user of how long an upgrade may take so they can plan for the downtime.

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