1.    31 Jul 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jun 2015
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    Why has Windows 10 Updated my NVidia GPU Driver?


    I've disabled W10 from updating device drivers - see the screenshot.
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    NVidia contol panel and updates are disabled yet today W10 installed a new GPU driver. I'm mystified why the driver was updated when updates should be disabled.
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  2.    31 Jul 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    Hello Steve,

    If you checked "GeForce Experience" when you installed your NVIDIA drivers, that could automatically update your video driver if not disabled in your NVIDIA settings.

    The "Device installation settings" will no longer always stop driver updates being available in Windows Update. The newer policy below may help.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html
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  3.    31 Jul 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jun 2015
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Steve,

    If you checked "GeForce Experience" when you installed your NVIDIA drivers, that could automatically update your video driver if not disabled in your NVIDIA settings.

    The "Device installation settings" will no longer always stop driver updates being available in Windows Update. The newer policy below may help.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html
    Thanks. Your post 12 in the above tutorial mentions I need to wait for the Anniversary Update after 2nd August so I'll try your recommended fix after then.
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  4.    31 Jul 2016 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    You're welcome. I hope it does the trick for you.
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