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  1. Posts : 628
    Windows 7 Home Premium x64
       #180

    Hi Brink.

    I've just discovered a new registry location for the ExcludeWUDriversInQualityUpdate entry in 1903.

    In registry editor (regedit.exe), go to the following registry key (1903 users & above only):

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\PolicyManager\current\device\Update

    change ExcludeWUDriversInQualityUpdate there to a value to 1 and reboot & check for updates again.
    Also change that same ExcludeWUDriversInQualityUpdate entry in "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsUpdate\UX\Settings" to 1; reboot and scan for new updates.
    Group policy (gpedit.msc) only changes that in "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate", which seems to be the "old" location
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18965
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       #181

    Thank you @erpster4,

    I also found this key below on my system.

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\PolicyManager\default\Update\ExcludeWUDriversInQualityUpdate

    I didn't see it at HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\PolicyManager\current\device\Update though.
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  3. Posts : 1
    Windows 10 1903
       #182

    Hey @Brink, is there any solution for disabling driver updates in 1903?
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  4. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18965
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       #183

    oppa said: View Post
    Hey @Brink, is there any solution for disabling driver updates in 1903?
    Hello oppa, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Currently, it appears that disabling automatic updates to be able to hide the driver updates you don't want is one workaround.

    Enable or Disable Windows Update Automatic Updates in Windows 10

    Hide or Show Windows Updates in Windows 10
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