1.    10 Jan 2017 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2016
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    Windows10 Home

    Windows says it is scheduled to reboot outside of general hours


    It reboots shortly before 5pm.
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  2.    10 Jan 2017 #2
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    S/E England
    Posts : 4,520
    10 Home x64 (1709) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)

    @ironfist, is 5pm inconvenient? Do you want it to reboot at some other time?

    If windows needs to reboot after installing an update it says it will do so 'outside active hours'. But you need to tell it what your 'active hours' are. Go to Settings > Update & security > Change active hours. You can set your active hours start/finish times here, for a period of anything up to 12 hours.
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  3.    10 Jan 2017 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 879
    Windows 10 Home

    ""Windows says it is scheduled to reboot outside of general hours
    It reboots shortly before 5pm."

    You are getting it because a Cumulative Update was issued this afternoon. Either let it reboot itself outside of hours or click the notification in Action Center and click Restart Now to complete installation.
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  4.    11 Jan 2017 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Trnava
    Posts : 2,866
    Windows 10.4 Home 1709 x64

    Settings > Update & security > Restart Options

    You can postpone the restart for 7 days using custom restart time.
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  5.    11 Jan 2017 #5
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Newport, South Wales, UK
    Posts : 1,825
    Windows 10 Pro x64 FCU - XP/Vista/Win7/Win8.1 in VM for testing

    I have come across this ... Permanently Disable & Prevent Automatic Restart of Windows Update in Windows 10 - Tech Journey not sure how reliable it is and not tried it but may be the control we are all looking for
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