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  1.    29 Mar 2017 #11
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 11,025
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    It's at the top- slightly obscurely, I think 'Reset this page to defaults'

    The web page shows it bottom right (older version I guess).
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  2.    29 Mar 2017 #12
    Join Date : Mar 2017
    Posts : 69
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Thanks. I clicked it and got no indication that anything had happened. The WU pages still looks the same (i.e. wrong). Perhaps a restart is needed to I'll report back tomorrow. Bedtime is looming...
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  3.    29 Mar 2017 #13
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 11,025
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    I'm making the (probably dangerous) assumption that's what it means and does (!!) - I've not tried it except I see the same as you.

    I tried that in a simple case - add 'bat' to New in file explorer- it worked as expected in that case.

    Otherwise use the details on the page referenced
    How to disable Windows Update in Windows 10 RTM - Winaero
    and reverse the change there (it gives GPO and registry options).
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  4.    30 Mar 2017 #14
    Join Date : Mar 2016
    Posts : 472
    Windows 10 Home

    Quote Originally Posted by f14tomcat View Post
    On metered connections, only critical security and must have updates will be automatic.
    I use metered connections, and no updates, including critical security and must-have updates, will be automatic.
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  5.    30 Mar 2017 #15
    Join Date : Mar 2017
    Posts : 69
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Well, nothing's changed overnight, I still have no power to change WU settings from the 'Update & Security' page. The Winaero Tweaker seems not to want to do anything on the Behaviour/WU page – clicking any of the buttons does nothing. I tested it on another Tweak (enable Aero Lite) and it did it with bells and whistles!

    The only thing to have made a difference so far is TairikuOkami's command line instructions in post #5.

    Even Group Policy doesn't work for me – I've enabled and configured 4 settings (see pic) which I think should give me full control but doesn't. It seems that the upgrade has done a really good job of retaining my Win7 policies. With fingers crossed, I'll ask you all for further suggestions. Otherwise, I may have to consider spending a day doing a clean install...

    Thanks to everyone.
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  6.    30 Mar 2017 #16
    Join Date : Mar 2016
    Posts : 472
    Windows 10 Home

    I have disabled WU by setting all connections as metered, and I will be notified of available updates via VBScript. I manually download updates from Microsoft Update Catalog
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  7.    30 Mar 2017 #17
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 11,025
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    Using the Winaero tweaker in this case is a bit obscure.

    1. Note the instruction to
    a. click the option in Winaero tweaker
    b. click Check for Updates in Settings.

    2. To RESET the setting - something like
    a. click Reset the page defaults
    b. click Check for updates
    c. click Set Windows to update and notify...

    THEN the text changes to
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    Don't understand- you may need to try a couple of times. I did.

    Or maybe the order is actually this:
    1. Settings, Updates
    2. Click 'Check for updates'
    3. Click the relevant Winaero tweak button.
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  8.    30 Mar 2017 #18
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Arnold, MD
    Posts : 29,042
    Triple boot - Win 10 Pro, Win 10 Pro Insider (2) - (and a sprinkling of VMs)

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    I use metered connections, and no updates, including critical security and must-have updates, will be automatic.
    Was just quoting from the wording on the settings page. It was my interpretation of what MS meant by "required to keep Windows running smoothly". I don't use metered connections....maybe it doesn't work as advertised.

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  9.    30 Mar 2017 #19
    Join Date : Mar 2016
    Posts : 472
    Windows 10 Home

    At my end, metered connections prevent WU from automatically checking for updates, so no updates will be found, downloaded, and installed.
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  10.    30 Mar 2017 #20
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Trnava
    Posts : 2,866
    Windows 10.4 Home 1709 x64
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