1.    27 Jan 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10 Pro

    Can't update (due to group policies?)

    I recently upgraded from Windows 7 Pro to Windows 10 Pro. Each day I get a message that updates failed, with a 'Some settings are managed by your organization' message. I found a "fix" online that requires the use of gpedit.msc, but when I tried to run that I got a message "could not create the snap-in". This computer is stand-alone and has never been managed by any organization, so I am at a loss about what to do. Any help/ideas would be appreciated!

      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    28 Jan 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2015
    Posts : 307
    Windows 10

    Hello dkreines,
    Welcome to tenforums.You can use Registry editor as an alternate to group policy Editor.More on this here:

    How to Change Windows Update Settings When Disabled by Administrator?.
    Hope that helps, feel free to get assistance regarding any other issue.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Windows 10 group policy update settings changes automatically
Dear all I have windows 10 pro and I have edited the group policy for windows update and has set it to notify me to download. My problem is that after a few days windows automatically download updates and install them though I had set it to...
Windows Updates and Activation
Workgroup group policies.
hello gents and ladies, I am setting up a little work group at home between my laptop and desktop. and for the most part i have gotten it down pat. I know ultimatey I would need Active Directory. But what I want to know is if there is a way to...
Network and Sharing
Solved Backup and Restore Local Group Policies
Is there a way to backup and restore all local and group policies entered in Windows 10? Is there a way to share local and group policy settings in Windows 10? I searched for Powershell scripts that can be used to change local and group...
Backup and Restore
Changes to update policies
Hmmm.. a slight step in the right direction: "Speaking to press this week Microsoft Corporate Vice President Jim Alkove said the company will stop hiding the contents of Windows 10 updates and what changes they will make once installed." ...
Windows Updates and Activation
Windows 10 tries to enforce security policies
whenever i am on Windows 10 i get a constant popup that says that if i want to connect to the server i have to update my security settings. I then have two buttons: cancel and execute. Whichever i push makes no difference; the popup keeps appearing...
General Support
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:11.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App

Windows 10 Forums