Windows 10: Disabled Windows Update service. Win10 still turned it back on.

  1.    16 Dec 2017 #1

    Disabled Windows Update service. Win10 still turned it back on.


    How do I disable Windows Update permanently?

    I disabled and stopped the Windows Update service under Computer Management a long time ago.

    Recently, I see microsoft is trying to shove 1709 down my throat, and has turned Windows Update service back on.
    I disabled and stopped it again, and Windows turned it on yet again.

    My Update history is very short, and I thought I had Windows Update turned off for good.
    But I guess I was wrong.



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  2.    16 Dec 2017 #2

    It's clearly been enabled for quite some time.

    Try
    Enable or Disable Windows Update Automatic Updates in Windows 10 Windows Update Activation Tutorials

    But note the end of life date for 1607. Further, Defender updates are normally delivered by Windows update.
    Windows 10 version 1607 ** August 2, 2016 Tentatively March 2018
    Windows 10 version 1703 ** April 5, 2017 Tentatively September 2018
    Windows 10 version 1709** October 17, 2017 Tentatively March 2019
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