Windows 10: Turn automatic updates off?

  1.    21 May 2018 #1

    Turn automatic updates off?

    Hello, i just installed windows 10 pro 64bit on my computer and would like to turn automatic updates off but cannot find the option on control panel. Can anyone help me out?
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  2.    21 May 2018 #2

    It's not an option anymore.
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       21 May 2018 #3

    Plankton said: View Post
    It's not an option anymore.
    No, MS don't want you to have a patchwork of hotfixes with security gaps for ones you didn't fancy (as was possible in Win7). You do have some control in Pro though, you can postpone the inevitable. See this tutorial.

    Windows Update - Defer Feature and Quality Updates in Windows 10

    For other options available to you, see this tutorial and the long list of related tutorials at the end of the first post. There are Group Polices in Pro that should suit your needs, those related tutorials show you how to use them.

    Check for and Install Windows Update in Windows 10
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  4.    21 May 2018 #4

    I found this solution on the net and it seems to work

    How to stop Windows 10 auto updates | Windows Central
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