Windows 10 updates are essential. However, you prefer to know their content before downloading them. And their automatic installation poses a problem for you. Here’s how to stop it.
Windows has long included an operating system update system: Windows Update. The latter is set by default to automatically apply the latest updates. But sometimes, some can cause your computer to bug, especially if you are using specific software. In this tutorial, we will explain how to disable Windows 10 updates.
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Temporarily pause your Windows 10 updates
To start, click on the menu Start then on Settings (they are represented by the nut icon):
From the window that appears, click on Update and security :
Then click on Advanced options :
Finally, in Interrupt updates, select the date until which you want to deactivate the updates:
Please note: Windows does not allow permanent deactivation in this way. It only helps to repel them.
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If you want to stop Windows Update
To permanently deactivate Windows Update in Windows 10, press the keys Windows + R on your keyboard. In the window that appears, type gpedit.msc and validate.
The Group Policy Editor window will appear. Then click in the tree on Computer Configuration> Administrative Templates> Windows Components> Windows Update.
In the right panel, find the entry Configuring the Automatic Updates Service and double click on it. In the window that appears, check the box Disabled then confirm by clicking OK. This time, the updates are disabled for good.
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