In our previous articles, we have shared the other two methods to stop windows update using Method 1: Group Policy Editor and Method 2: Registry Editor. Here, we come up with another method using which you can defer or schedule automatics update in Windows OS.
The option of Deferring or delaying the updates is available for Window PRO users. If you are still on Windows Home Edition, then to stop windows updates kindly refer to other 2 methods. In Update Settings you will get the following options through which you can somehow manage or control the automatic updates:
HOW TO DEFER OR STOP WINDOWS UPDATE
So, Let’s see one by one how we can use options available in Update Settings. In “Windows Settings –> Update & Security Settings”, you will get these options. All about these options is explained below. If you PREFER to Watch LIVE Tutorial, Here YOU GO:
1. Change Active Hours
Whenever system install updates in your Windows, then to complete the process it restarts your system automatically. Sometimes it might create a problem for you. From this option, you can set when you mostly use the device. So, between this time period of Active hours, your system will not restart automatically.
Note: Active hours can be set between 1 and 12 hours.
2. Restart Options
This options also allows you to schedule the restart of your system after installing updates. You can pick a particular time & day from the given option.
3. Advanced Options
In this option, you will get an option to defer the systems feature updates for several months. But it will not affect the Security Updates and these updates will get automatically download & install. If you Select “Defer Feature Updates”, then for several months, the system will not show you any updates other then security one.
So, if you want to stop or avoid only feature updates for your Windows OS, then this is the best option to do it.
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