Windows 10: How to stop an update download

  1.    24 Sep 2015 #1

    How to stop an update download


    The other day I connected a TomTom satnav to a usb port to check it for problems for a friend.

    The next day Win10 reported an update for TomTom was ready to download and install.

    There does not appear to be any way to stop this happening.

    Can anyone suggest how I can stop the download and install of this.

    Thanks
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  2. Posts : 1,563
    Windows 10 Pro x64 RS 10586.586
       24 Sep 2015 #2

    Hi and welcome!

    Maybe this will help you to stop this (and other unwanted Updates?!)

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...dows-10-a.html
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    27 Sep 2015 #3

    pewe said: View Post
    The other day I connected a TomTom satnav to a usb port to check it for problems for a friend.

    The next day Win10 reported an update for TomTom was ready to download and install.

    There does not appear to be any way to stop this happening.

    Can anyone suggest how I can stop the download and install of this.

    Thanks
    Try this. Open the device manager and select view/show hidden devices.
    Expand category for USB at the bottom and look for the device. Right click and uninstall, reboot.
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  4. Posts : 138
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit BETA
       27 Sep 2015 #4

    davexnet said: View Post
    Try this. Open the device manager and select view/show hidden devices.
    Expand category for USB at the bottom and look for the device. Right click and uninstall, reboot.
    And after doing that, go to Windows Updates - Hide or Show in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums and download the zip, run it and hide the updates you don't want
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  5.    27 Sep 2015 #5

    DoItJust said: View Post
    And after doing that, go to Windows Updates - Hide or Show in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums and download the zip, run it and hide the updates you don't want
    Should I reboot after using this tool?

    The cuplrit update still shows in the update list when I go to Settings/Update&Security even though re-running the tool shows it as hidden.
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  6. Posts : 138
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit BETA
       27 Sep 2015 #6

    pewe said: View Post
    Should I reboot after using this tool?

    The cuplrit update still shows in the update list when I go to Settings/Update&Security even though re-running the tool shows it as hidden.
    No you shouldn't have to reboot. I guess you have to let it install, then roll back from device manager and then make sure it's hidden.
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