The function that should show how long it takes for the system to install an update appears in the Windows Update tool and when you manually shutdown or restart Windows 11.
However, this feature is not always consistent. Bee Windows Central For example, they did not see the estimated installation time each time they could install the Windows 11 update.
Microsoft regularly ensures that the Windows operating system is supplied with patches and updates. These ensure that the system is more secure and continues to function properly. However, it is not always a pleasant process.
Sometimes updates take much longer than the user expected. Major updates may take an hour to complete. Also, if you do not have a fast internet connection, it may take a very long time to download these updates.
As a result, many users will choose not to install important updates, which can only take a few minutes. The most important security updates are usually smaller in size, which makes it a shame not to install them on your computer.
By adding an indication of update duration, Microsoft is trying to prevent users from updating regularly. You can see in advance if the minutes required for the update are currently available. You can also choose to install the update at a later time.