1. Joined : Jan 2016
    Posts : 26
    Windows 10
       4 Weeks Ago #1

    Windows 10 Pro, automatic updates


    I have just installed Windows 10 Pro on my laptop. I have Windows 10 Home on another laptop and have been able to
    set my wifi connection as a metered connection to stop the automatic updates but I can't find this option on
    the Pro version. What am I missing?
    Is there a way to stop the automatic updates with this version?
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 16,471
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 14971
       4 Weeks Ago #2

    Hello Dorian,

    Since you have Windows 10 Pro, you could use any of the options in the tutorial below disable automatic updates. OPTION ONE would probably be best.

    Windows Update Automatic Updates - Enable or Disable in Windows 10
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  3. Joined : Jan 2016
    Posts : 26
    Windows 10
       4 Weeks Ago #3

    Thank you
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  4.    4 Weeks Ago #4

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello Dorian,

    Since you have Windows 10 Pro, you could use any of the options in the tutorial below disable automatic updates. OPTION ONE would probably be best.

    Windows Update Automatic Updates - Enable or Disable in Windows 10
    I highly recommend AGAINST doing this. Updates are ALWAYS good, and you do not want to disable them for any reason. The disabling of updates can result in a compromised system.
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  5. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 16,471
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 14971
       4 Weeks Ago #5

    flybynite said: View Post
    I highly recommend AGAINST doing this. Updates are ALWAYS good, and you do not want to disable them for any reason. The disabling of updates can result in a compromised system.
    This only disables automatic updates. You will still be able to manually check for and install updates when you like instead of Windows automatically installing them.
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  6. Joined : Jan 2016
    Posts : 26
    Windows 10
       3 Weeks Ago #6

    Success


    Since I have a limited metered connection, I prefer to hold off on the updates until I can get to the public library with my laptop.
    I am not opposed to updates, only to the option of the 'automatic' update feature.
    Edit : I cannot find the Local Group Policy Editor on my Windows 10 Pro?

    Success; Finally got it using the Option 1 from here.
    Wireless Network Metered Connection - Set in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    Thank you, Brink.
    Last edited by dorian mode; 3 Weeks Ago at 14:18. Reason: Success
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  7. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 16,471
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 14971
       3 Weeks Ago #7

    You're most welcome Dorian. I'm glad it could help.
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