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Prevent windows to Install updates Automatically on windows 10

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Microsoft Release Day To Day Windows 10 Updates With New Features, Security Improvements, Bug Fixes. An up-to-date PC is less vulnerable to attack, Automatic updates are generally a good thing. And With Windows 10 Microsoft has made it mandatory for users to update their computer. Means On windows 10 There is No Option to disable or turn off updates To Install Automatically. So That Windows 10 automatically checks downloads and installs new updates to your PC whether you like it or not. But Some times an update will make things worse, rendering a PC problematic or even unusable until the problem is solved. If you are also one of them Suffer with Problems after install new updates and looking for get Rid of Windows 10 Automatic update installation. Here We have some Tips To Prevent windows to Install updates Automatically on windows 10.




With Microsoft Windows 8.1 and earlier versions, users get four options for control Windows Update’s behavior, which include:

1. Download and Install Windows Updates Automatically
2. Download Windows Updates automatically but Choose when to Install them
3. Check for Updates but Choose when to Download and Install them
4. Never check for, Download, or Install Updates

But In Windows 10 User have less control over the Update Installation. And there is no direct option to disable or turn off updates for Windows 10. If you’re running a professional version of Windows 10 (Professional, Enterprise or Education), you can disable windows 10 automatic update using the Group Policy editor. But if you are using Windows 10 Home edition Don’t worry Continue Reading We Have some Tips To Disable Auto Update option on Windows 10.

Note : We Do Not Recommend to Turn Off windows Updates. Installing Updates Are good To Secure your windows and Get latest New Feature, Security updates, Bug Fixed Regularly.

How To Turn Off windows 10 Automatic Update Installation

You can get rid of Windows 10 Automatic Update installation by change network type to Metered Connection ( Wifi Users only ) Disable Auto Update Option On Group Policy ( Pro Version Windows Only ) Disable Windows Services To Stop the Windows update Service and not install Updates automatically ( for All Users ).

 Control Auto Update Using Metered Connection ( WI-FI Network User Only )

Windows 10 doesn’t download updates when you’re on a metered connection.  But it works only  WiFi and other hotspots Networks only. To Set as Metered connection first click on Windows 10 Start menu > settings > Here Click on Network & Internet. Now Select Wi-Fi from left pane. This will Display The Connected Network.

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Now In the right, main pane, select Advanced options, ( for windows 10 Anniversary update installed users click on the WI-FI network name)  This will open a New Window Where you can Turn on the Set As Metered Connection.

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That’s All Now On words When Ever you connected To internet through windows dont download any single update. you can any time turn off the metered connection by fallowing same way to Start download windows Updates.

Prevent windows 10 automatic update using Group policy Editor

You can Also use Windows Group Policy Editor to Disable Windows Updates Install Automatically But the option is hidden. Here Fallow How To do.

Note : Group Policy Not Present On Windows 10 Home Users. So This Method Only Applicable to Pro Users ( User Use Professional, Enterprise, or Education edition of Windows 10) you can turn off automatic updates.

Also Read : How To Enable Group Policy Editor for windows 10 Home And stater Users




First Open Local Group Policy Editor. To do so, press Win + R to open Run command box, type Gpedit.msc, and then press Enter key to open the Windows Group Policy Editor.

Now From left pane navigate to following policy : Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Windows Update.

Here On the right-side, double-click on the policy Named Configure Automatic Updates to open its properties.

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Now Here Select Enabled Radio Button And Under Configure automatic updating, select second option Notify for download and notify for install.
Click Apply and ok button to make save changes. Now on wards windows Don’t Download Windows Updates Automatically but you will be notified when updates are available to download. You can simply ignore the alert to avoid downloading and installing updates.

Disable Windows Update Service to Turn off Auto Updates permanently

This is the best method to completely disable Windows Update Installation for Windows 10. In this method, we will disable the service responsible for checking, downloading and installing updates for Windows and other programs including Windows Defender. If you Installed A pirated windows 10, Activated Windows with Activator and looking for permanently disable the windows Update Installation. This Is the Best solution for you.




First Open windows services,  To do press Win + R, On Run Type Service.msc and click ok to open windows services.

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Here you will See All windows Services list some Services are running and other are yet not started. Now Scroll down and look for the service named Windows Updates. When you find Right click on it and select properties to open Windows Update Properties dialog. Here First change the Startup type to Disabled and look for the service status if its started click Stop to Stop the currently running Service.

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Click Apply button and then reboot your computer. That’s it! From now on Windows 10 Update process will not start in your PC which means you will never get new updates from Microsoft.

Again we Don’t Recommend To Disable windows update installation. If you disabled you can any time revert back by following same steps.

These Are some Best Ways to prevent windows to Install updates Automatically Applicable on windows 10 Users. Also Read from Our blog How To manually Check For Updates on Windows 10 Have any suggestion or new tip about this topic feel free to comment bellow.

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