Windows 10: How-to Turn Off Windows Update ?

  1.    16 Jul 2016 #1

    How-to Turn Off Windows Update ?


    I Try to Stopped Windows Update Services But Why Windows Still Automatically Updates ?

    What Should i Do ?

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    I Don't Want Any Updates
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  2.    16 Jul 2016 #2

    Don't be misled by the "Available updates will be downloaded and installed automatically".

    If and when the service is not running, there isn't any attempt by the OS to check, and therefore download and install. I've experienced nearly a whole year in this mode. No surprises. The OS checks when I click on that 'Check for updates'.
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       18 Jul 2016 #3

    Change the startup type from Manual to Disabled.

    I would guess the Windows Update scheduled tasks are happy to start the service 'manually' (manual does not prevent any app that needs the service from starting it- you are not the only one who can start a 'Manual' service). When set to 'Disabled', you cannot 'Check for updates' (have to enable service, or set to manual, as Disabled does not allow apps to start that service).

    Windows Update service set to Disabled = no updates. Period.
    Last edited by cv007; 18 Jul 2016 at 19:20.
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  4.    19 Jul 2016 #4

    Gunzorla said: View Post
    I Try to Stopped Windows Update Services But Why Windows Still Automatically Updates ?

    What Should i Do ?

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    I Don't Want Any Updates
    It is such a bad idea turning off updates, security, bug fixes etc. If you do, do not be surprised if you get little sympathy from members here when you find your windows will not update, or worse.

    The fact you even had to ask this question suggests you do not have enough experience to stop updates.
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  5.    21 Jul 2016 #5

    The obvious question is why doesn't the OP want any updates? are we looking at something like a low data cap?
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