Updated: Thursday, 4 February
Installing Windows 10 updates fixes critical problems and keeps the PC running smoothly, but there are situations when a user may not expect an update to be installed. A regularly used program installed on your computer may not be compatible with the latest update. So, you need to stop the automatic update. This guide will help you in doing that. Well, four ways are there by which you can stop Windows 10 update completely, and these ways are disabling Windows Update service, Meter your network connection, changing Group Policy Settings, and changing Device Installation Settings. We are going to demonstrate the practice of changing Group Policy Settings here.
The idea to change the Group Policy feature will help you if you are using Windows 10 Enterprise, Professional, or Education. This feature is not available in all versions. So, it won’t help you if you are using the Home edition of Windows. Follow the steps to prevent Windows 10 from automatically updating.
Here you need to keep in mind that the given practice will only stop the updates for only about 30-35 days. Repeat the steps and select the Enabled icon to turn on this feature if you want to update your Windows version later. But yes, you are not suggested to skip the security updates because those are important for you to run the computer.
Make a telephonic conversation with the customer care professionals recruited and trained by Microsoft management. Backed by in-depth domain knowledge, rich industry experience, and intention to serve the Windows pc users, these officials will put their hundred percent if you are asking them to stop Windows 10 Update completely. Nevertheless, their professionalism and work ethics are globally appreciated by laptop and desktop users. Collect Microsoft’s official helpline number and contact them anytime! They are promised to be available throughout the year. However, a chat or email conversation can also help you in this regard.