Windows 10: Cancel auto update

  1.    06 Feb 2018 #1

    Cancel auto update


    My 81 y/o father is having an issue that his machine will not update to the latest windows 10. The machine goes through the process but then fails. How can I EASILY help him over the phone to set his system so the update not only STOPS the auto update process but also stops asking to upgrade. I saw some things about this but they are not simple. I’m looking for a simple fix as my father is not tech savvy.

    Thank you!
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  2.    06 Feb 2018 #2

    Hi, does he have Home or Pro?

    You could disable Windows updates altogether; stopping the upgrade specifically and exclusively is more difficult.
    Try
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    A blunt but simple approach, provided it works. Relatively easy to try.

    Longer term the underlying problem will need resolving of course.
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