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How To Disable Updates In Windows 10?

Discussion in 'Windows Tools & Tips' started by delfermil30, Sep 30, 2015.

  1. Method 1: Mark your WiFi connection as metered to disable Windows 10 forced updates

    Method 2: Stop the Windows 10 update service from the startup
    In reality, Windows 10 updates are just another Windows process. So, you can stop this process using these simple steps:
    1. To make changes in startup to disable Windows 10 forced updates, open the Run command by pressing Windows + R. Now, type services.msc and hit Enter.
    2. Now, in the list of processes, located the Windows Update service and open it by clicking.
    3. To disable it, under the General tab, find Startup Type and change it to Disable.

    4. Now restart your Windows 10 PC to disable Windows 10 forced updates.
    To restart the Windows updates in Windows 10, simply follow these steps and change the Startup Type to Automatic.
    Method 3: Windows 10 Home pâtch lets you turn off automatic app updates
    This option works only for the app updates. If you wish to continue receiving Windows 10 security updates and bug fixes, you can use this method.
    In the Cumulative Update 5, Microsoft has enabled the option to turn off the automatic app updates. If you don’t have this pâtch, go to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update and make sure to receive the latest Windows pâtches.
    After this, open the Store app and click the Profile button in the toolbar. Here you can toggle the switch of automatic updates to disable Windows 10 forced updates.
    Method 4: Disable forced Windows 10 updates by making changes in the Group Policy Editor
    The option to disable Windows 10 forced updates is invisible by default. However, you can tweak few settings in the Group Policy Editor to re-enable the pleasant option to stop your computer from downloading the updates from Microsoft.
    (Windows 10 Home users can’t use this option as it is only for Preview builds of Windows 10 Education, Pro and Enterprise editions.)
    Follow these simple steps to make the hidden settings visible and disable Windows 10 forced updates:
    1. In the Windows 10 desktop search, type Group Policy Editor and open the tool.
    2. Find the Computer Configuration and click on the Administrative Templates folder to expand it.
    3. Now select All Settings and then find the Configure Automatic Updates entry in the new window.
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    4. Double-click on it and enable it by choosing the Enable button located at the lop-left.
    5. After this step, you’ll also be able to change the Options located at the bottom. From the drop bar, choose the option saying Allow local admin to choose settings to disable Windows 10 forced updates.
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    Now the option for disabling the automatic updates download is enabled in Control Panel. Follow the steps below to enable this option:
    1. To disable Windows 10 forced updates, go to Control Panel and select System and Security.
    2. Here, click on Windows Update and select Change settings. Here, you can see the option that Check for updates but let me choose whether to download and install them. Select this option and now your Windows 10 PC will check for updates, but download and install them only after your permission.
    Method 5: Disable specific Windows 10 updates
    After facing much Microsoft flak over the forced updates, Redmond has also Please or Register to view linksthat allows the users to disable or hide a specific Windows 10 update. You just need to download this tool from Microsoft’s website and install the tool. Please or Register to view links and disable the problematic updates as a part of the disable Windows 10 forced updates.
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    Did you find this tutorial helpful? Tell us in the comments below.
  2. thanks for sharing bossing(y)
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    EARZE PHC Contributor Established

    thanks for sharing boss.. (y)
  4. Thanks for sharing :)
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