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  1.    03 Nov 2016 #390
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    Quote Originally Posted by balubeto View Post
    To disable this service, I should stop him before? If so, how do I do this?

    Thanks

    Bye
    If the service is currently running, then yeah you'll also need to stop it. Please read the tutorial I posted. It will show you how to.

    Services - Start, Stop, and Disable in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
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  2.    04 Nov 2016 #391
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    So to disable the Windows Update service with Command Prompt, I should run the following commands:

    Code:
    net stop wuauserv
    sc config "wuauserv" start=disabled
    While, to enable its:

    Code:
    sc config "wuauserv" start=auto
    Right?

    Thanks

    Bye
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  3.    04 Nov 2016 #392
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    Correct.
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  4.    09 Dec 2016 #393
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    'Automatically check for updates and just notify you when updates are available' is impossible in my Home Edition due to the absence of Local Group Policy Editor, so I use the following VBScript to make it possible after setting all connections as metered.

    I hope someone would have a look at it and tell me whether it can be improved.
    Last edited by Brink; 09 Dec 2016 at 08:14. Reason: removed link
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  5.    09 Dec 2016 #394
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    Hello Matthew,

    If you like, you could use step 3 in OPTION TWO to set the group policy via a .reg file instead of using some .vbs file from an unknown Chinese site you had linked to.
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  6.    09 Dec 2016 #395
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    Hello Brink,

    I am the Chinese guy who created the unknown .vbs file. Option two does not work in my Home Edition, so I have to resort to VBScript. I apologize if my link was in contravention of a forum rule.
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  7.    09 Dec 2016 #396
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    No worries. We usually just remove links for a download from an unknown source for safety purposes.

    Did you restart the computer after doing OPTION TWO to apply it?
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  8.    09 Dec 2016 #397
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    Option two says 'This option will not work in Windows 10 Home'.

    Before I read this tutorial, I already tried using gpedit.msc and editing Registry, both of which were intended for Home Edition, and both of which did not work at my end. Recently I downloaded a VBScript from gallery.technet.microsoft.com and then modified it so that it will not download and install anything but notify me when updates are available.
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  9.    09 Dec 2016 #398
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    My mistake. It should have been OPTION FOUR for a metered connection in Home edition instead.
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  10.    09 Dec 2016 #399
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    I use a metered connection, which prevents Windows Update from automatically checking for updates.
    That's why I need the VBSscript scheduled to check for updates.
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