How to Disable Windows Update in Windows 10

How to Disable Windows Update in Windows 10

Windows Update is a Microsoft service that introduced in Windows 9x and Windows NT families of the operating system, which automatics downloading and installing Microsoft Windows software updates over the Internet. 

If you want to disable windows update in windows 10 use the following steps.

Options 1. Disable Windows Update Service

1. Press the Windows key + R for Run.

2. When Run Screen open Type services.msc and press Enter.

3. When services Screen open Scroll down to Windows Update, and double-click on windows update service.

4. In Startup type, select Disabled. Then click Apply and OK to save the settings.

Options 2. Disable windows update using Group Policy Editor

1. Press Windows key + R for Run 

2. When Run Screen open Type gpedit.msc and press Enter.

 3. Navigate to Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Update

4. Double-click on Configure Automatic Updates, check the box Disabled  and click on Apply and ok

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