Windows 10 will automatically download and install important and critical updates. Although the automatic approach ensures that every device receives security updates to patch vulnerabilities and performance as well as stability enhancements, it’s one of the most controversial features.This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable automatic updates in Windows Update for all users in Windows 10.
If you’re always noticing problems as a direct result of updates, or you have a good reason to use a device unpatched, depending on your edition of Windows 10, you can stop automatic updates using the Windows Services or using Group Policy
In this article, I will be showing you two methods/options to disable automatic updates in Windows 10.
Option 1 : Using Services
1. Using the Win+R keyboard shortcut to open Run, inside Run type services.msc to access your PC’s service settings.
2. From he list of services, double click on Windows Update
3. Set the Startup type to Disabled, and click the Stop button, then click Apply and OK
Option 2 : using Group Policy
1. Using the Win+R keyboard shortcut to open Run, inside Run type gpedit.msc
2. Navigate to the following path: Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Update Double-click the Configure Automatic Updates policy on the right side.
3. Check the Disabled option to turn off the policy and disable automatic updates permanently. Then click OK