How to stop automatic update in Windows 10

You can not stop automatic updates easily as you used to do in Windows XP, 7 and Vista. but, it is not hard task also to turn off the automatic updates in windows 10. Also, it is important for us to get the updates from time to time to run system smoothly. Windows 10 check for updates periodically. latest updates keep your system up to date with the latest feature. But, if you want the update when you need then it is better to turn off the automatic update through manual setting. Now, I want to show you how to do manual settings to turn off the windows 10 update.

Download and update windows 10 from here: – https://www.microsoft.com/en-in/software-download/windows10

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How to stop automatic updates in windows 10 using the Local Group Policy Editor: –

See below things to stop the windows 10 update manually using the ‘’Local Group Policy Editor’’.

  1. Use the Windows key + R keyboard shortcut to open the Run command.

Stop automatic updates

  1. Type gpedit.msc in run command and click OK to open the Local Group Policy Editor. (Registry)

After that, below window will be opened.

  1. Now, you must follow these 5 steps: –
  • Step: – 1. Click on Computer Configuration

  • Step: – 2. Select Administrative Templates.

  • Step: – 3. Click on Windows Components.

  • Step: – 4. Click on Windows Update.

  • Step: – 4. Double Click on Configure Automatic Updates

Then, below window will be opened.

Select below things from the above window

  • Enable
  • Auto download and notify for install
  • Then, click on apply and ok.

When will be updates released then, you will get a notification in Action center to install and download the windows 10 updated.

Thus, you can turn off the automatic updates in windows 10.

I hope above article will be helpful for you.

If you need any information, please let me know through the comment section.

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Mohit Chaudhary

Mohit Chaudhary

Mohit Chaudhary is a founder and author of Erudition. He is fountainhead of Eruditionhub. He has been blogging since May 2018. He has been taking an interest in Technical things Since 2010. He learnt lots of things and keep update to date yourself with the latest news and technology. He is also fond of books and reads new 5 books in a month of great authors. Now He wants to spread the knowledge of books and technical things and relief you from the technical pain.

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