Windows 10 disable updates


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  1. Open Start. (Only for Windows 10 Pro)
  2. Search for gpedit.msc and select the top result to launch the Group Policy Editor.
  3. Navigate to the following path:
    Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Update
  4. Double-click the Configure Automatic Updates policy on the right side.
  5. Check the Disabled option to turn off the policy.
  6. Click the Apply button.
  7. Click the OK button.


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2nd Method works with every version

1. Press the Windows logo key + R at the same time to invoke the Run box.

2. Type services.msc and press Enter.


3. Scroll down to Windows Update, and double-click it.


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