Windows 10: Windows 10 "Updates are available" POPUP (VERY ANNOYING)

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  1. Posts : 5
    Windows 10 Professional
    Thread Starter
       04 Jul 2016 #11

    so 3 days is too long for Microsoft eh? i would still like a way of shutting it off, so i never see that popup. and only the action center one. Thanks for clarifying why its happening though.
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  2.    05 Jul 2016 #12

    I have updates on auto, so maybe that's why I never see it.
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  3. Posts : 367
    Windows 10 Home x64
       05 Jul 2016 #13

    elbmek said: View Post
    I have updates on auto, so maybe that's why I never see it.
    You're right elbmek, we'll never see it, I'm set to auto too.

    The obvious fix for the immediate problem is check for updates more often per Mystere's explaination, seems if it's too long between updates then the pop up is generated.

    There may be a reg hack, or something else, but for right now it's a fix for the pop up.
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  4.    06 Jul 2016 #14

    cheers for that. aug 2 is next big update
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    Windows 10.3 Home 1703 x64 (Home per choice)
       06 Jul 2016 #15

    killaz916 said: View Post
    But there has to be a registry option or something that can disable this popup and leave the notify in action center, just like the old annoying "Windows Will restart your pc and you cant stop it issue."
    Try to disable "Show me tips about Windows", maybe even "Show app notifications".
    Disabling Action Center would disable it for sure, but also all other notifications.

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...ction-settings

    Lock Screen App Notifications - Turn On or Off in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
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  6.    29 Aug 2016 #16

    Holy Hell! I read about several ways to fix this, but I cant even get past this damn FULL SCREEN BLOCK out with just one Button choice.

    WTF - Even if/ when I run CMD or TASKMGR (to end this process), I cant access them. Is there way to get them to be the ACTIVE WINDOW on screen?
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  7.    27 Mar 2017 #17

    CmmTch said: View Post
    The obvious fix for the popup is to update.
    Lol, that avatar + that quote.

    Well that kind of bent-over submissive attitude is exactly what Microsoft's constant bullying tactics are supposed to create. Because M$ knows what's best for us. Just turn on auto updates. Let the updates spread like a network worm through LAN. Do not defer. Do not disable. Give us your telemetry data and be complacent.

    So for now I set the Update Mode to Notify-Only, but I also am using the 3rd part Windows Update Minitool while keeping Windows Update Service disabled and that's how I "solved" it...
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