how to stop windows 10 auto update

How to stop Windows 10 auto update?

One can manage Windows 10 auto update by using (1-855-925-7089) or the Registry; using the Local Group Policy Editor is not the only way. However, the registry editing can cause unwanted damage to the installation if the user is not doing it correctly. So, registry editing is a little bit risky. That’s why; making a full backup of the computer before proceeding is suggested. The steps of Windows 10 auto update stop settings have been discussed here.

how to stop windows 10 auto update

How to prevent Windows 10 automatic updates using the Registry?

  • The user first needs to open (by using Windows key + R) the Run command
  • Typing regedit and clicking OK are next two things suggested
  • It will open the Registry
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows
  • This link has to be browsed
  • Right-click the Windows (folder) key, select New, and then click Key
  • Now he/she requires naming the key WindowsUpdate and pressing the Enter key
  • A right-click has to be made on the newly created key
  • The selection of new and clicking Key is next two jobs
  • Naming the new key AU and pressing Enter is suggested then
  • Making right-click on the right side of the newly created key is next which will allow the user to click on DWORD (32-bit) Value
  • Here the user needs to use any of the following options to change the AUOptions value
  1. Notify for download and notify for install
  2. Auto download and notify for install
  3. Auto download and schedule the install
  4. Allow local admin to choose settings
  • Clicking Ok and closing Registry are next two things to do
  • It will stop the Windows 10 auto update

To turn off automatic Windows updates, the best choice is to change the value to 2 to configure the “Notify for download and notify for install” option. This value put a stop to Windows 10 from downloading updates automatically. The user, who has used this value, is likely to get notifications when new updates are available. It is the complete process you need to know against the question, how to stop windows 10 auto update.

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