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How to Turn Off Automatic Updates Windows 10?

December 24, 2015 No Comments

Windows 10 is one of the effective and latest operating system designed and marketed by Microsoft Corporation. Windows 10 OS consists of main feature is known as System Restore and as well as automatic updates of software related to Windows 10 operating system.

Most of the previous editions of Microsoft Windows OS don’t have the automatic update options. Microsoft Corporation recently released Windows 10 with automatic updates options this will be routinely downloaded any application or software that are associated with Windows operating system. This allows to keep users up to date and secure with advanced security covers installed. There are many methods to turn off the automatic updates on Windows machines including Using Metered Connection, Using Group Policy Editor and Using Microsoft’s Tool. These are the three types of method used to turn off updates on Windows 10.

How to turn off automatic updates in windows 10:

Using Metered Connection: Windows 10 routinely sets sure connection kinds as metered. This is basically means that various connections like cellular services. Windows groups these as metered in order to avoid downloading bulk of files or data that could be costly. Though, it is able to set any connection type as metered.

Step 1: First, launch the Windows 10 “Settings” by pressing “Windows key + I” from your keyboard.

Step 2: Next, select “Network & Internet” option.

Step 3: Then select “Advanced” options that can be seen below the list of Wi-Fi networks so you need to scroll down in order to appear the options.

Step 4: Clasp the set as metered connection and switch it “On”. It is essential to understand the option will only affect the network that you are presently connected to, and then Windows will stay with the setting.

Using Microsoft Application:

  • Initial, need to open “Windows Update” by pressing the “Start” icon of Windows Start button. Under search box, enter “Update” and then select the “Windows Update” option from the search menu list.
  • From the left pane of Windows screen select “Change settings” and under “Important Updates” select the particular option that you like to have.
  • Next, under “Recommended updates” choose give me recommended updates and check box those option and finally click on “OK” button.

Note: You need to give Administrator permission if necessary need to enter admin name and the admin password. You can also select if you like to provide anyone to install updates just by choosing check box of “Allow all users to updates on this Windows computer”.