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  1.    05 Mar 2016 #260
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    Windows Update Automatic Updates - Enable or Disable in Windows 10


    Have you noticed any adverse effects since you've disabled those tasks? Have you tried updating any store apps since you've done that?

    Sometimes you don't notice at first some of the effects of turning off certain tasks
    Last edited by roystreet; 07 Mar 2016 at 00:35.
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  2.    06 Mar 2016 #261
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    Windows 10 Pro x64

    What Registry for Enable_Automatic_Updates.reg & Never_Notify_or_Check_for_Updates.reg ?
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  3.    28 Mar 2016 #262
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    Trnava
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    Windows 10.4 Home 1709 x64

    I wonder, does disabling WU actually work on Pro version anymore?
    When I try group policy or registry editing, I still get WU set to automatic.
    I have played around with some policies, so maybe I have messed up something.

    Quote Originally Posted by roystreet View Post
    Have you noticed any adverse effects since you've disabled those tasks? Have you tried updating any store apps since you've done that?

    Sometimes you don't notice at first some of the effects of turning off certain tasks
    I have not noticed anything broken, but you need to check those 2 tasks, they enable by itself, better to delete them.

    schtasks /DELETE /TN "Microsoft\Windows\UpdateOrchestrator\Schedule Scan" /f
    schtasks /DELETE /TN "Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\Scheduled Start" /f
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  4.    28 Mar 2016 #263
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046
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    Quote Originally Posted by TairikuOkami View Post
    I wonder, does disabling WU actually work on Pro version anymore?
    When I try group policy or registry editing, I still get WU set to automatic.
    I have played around with some policies, so maybe I have messed up something.
    Are you seeing the "Some settings are managed by your organization" message like in the example screenshots in the tutorial?

    If so, it should be working for you.
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  5.    28 Mar 2016 #264
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    I mean, that is says Automatic, no matter what setting, like it should be Notify with AUOptions set to 2 for an example.

    View image: capture 03282016 162637

    It is not really an issue, since I use WUMT anyway, just wondering, why it ignores those settings. For me only?!
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  6.    28 Mar 2016 #265
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    It shouldn't matter what is grayed out since the group policy setting will override it.

    The real test is if you get an "Install" option instead of the updates just automatically installing when Windows automatically checks for updates.

    Setting to use a metered connection is the best way to disable automatic updates though.
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  7.    28 Mar 2016 #266
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    It shouldn't matter what is grayed out since the group policy setting will override it.
    Thanks, I will test it, once some new update will be released.
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  8.    28 Mar 2016 #267
    Join Date : Feb 2016
    Toronto, Ontario ,Canada
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    Windows 10/8.1/XP/7/Vista

    Quote Originally Posted by TairikuOkami View Post
    I mean, that is says Automatic, no matter what setting, like it should be Notify with AUOptions set to 2 for an example.

    View image: capture 03282016 162637

    It is not really an issue, since I use WUMT anyway, just wondering, why it ignores those settings. For me only?!
    The picture looks correct...though I noticed you're not an Insider...I am running five Windows 10 and three of them are setup thru this group policy regarding the Windows updates and are behaving as expected...each update notifies me first before any download and I use the 'Hide or Show' to control unwanted updates.*john
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  9.    07 Jun 2016 #268
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    Hi Brink,


    I understand you have tried "Windows Update MiniTool" that allow users to select and deselect specific windows updates.


    What's your verdict for it? Any complaints?


    Cheers.
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  10.    07 Jun 2016 #269
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    Quote Originally Posted by M Sim View Post
    Hi Brink,


    I understand you have tried "Windows Update MiniTool" that allow users to select and deselect specific windows updates.


    What's your verdict for it? Any complaints?


    Cheers.
    Hello M Sim,

    I haven't used "Windows Update MiniTool" since I just used the built-in policies in Windows and tool from Microsoft instead.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/8...dows-10-a.html

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/8...dows-10-a.html

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html
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