As we know, Windows 10 has been released with lots of interesting features and stuff that are seriously helpful. It comes with lots of changes and new things and Windows update panel is one of them. If you've switched your current Windows to the Window 10 then you would observe that partition where operating system is installed, is rapidly filling. It's mean operating system is getting updates time to time. Now you've to disable all updates and also need to configure Windows update setting.
Windows 10 control panel is quite different from all previous versions. It's menu is new for everyone. That's why when it was released then no one knew that how to configure its updates setting. So, if you're a new one for Windows 10 and wanna disable useless updates, so here are some straight forward ways to disable and configure too.
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Set Up To Notify To Download UpdatesWindows 10 doesn't provide option to configure Windows updates setting in Control panel officially like previous versions. In which we have to change its setting own. So, first remove your setting from auto and set it up to let me choose. To do that first open the Run and type
gpedit.mscand press Enter.
After that navigate the following keys at left pane.
Computer Configuration>Administrative Templates>Windows Components>Windows Update
Once you've done it then find 'Configure Automatic Updates' at the right list and double click on it.
After that a pop-up will open of relevant policy settings. Here select 'Enabled' option and then 'Notify for download and notify for install' in the drop down like below image. Then click on OK to save all the changes.
Now restart your PC and check updates of Windows. I hope Windows won't get updates automatically right now.
Disable Automatic Getting UpdatesA bad thing is also in Windows 10 that it downloads updates without any notification and permission. We've to change its default setting own. So, to change it, first open your 'Action Center' and click on 'All Setting'.
After that action, Windows setting panel will open. Here select the 'Update and Security' option.
Now select the 'Windows Update' at the left and then scroll down at the right pane and click on 'Advanced Option'.
After that, a pop-up of Advanced Setting will open. Here select the 'Notify to schedule restart' option from the drop-down menu under the 'Choose how updates are installed'.
Disable Updates By Using Windows Disabling ServiceDisabling service is the best way among all. If you don't wanna follow above two procedure then use it. First you need to open Windows service. So to do that, open the RUN by pressing 'Windows + R' and type
services.mscin it and press the Enter.
Once Windows service has been opened then find 'Windows Update' at the right pane.
Once you've got it, then right click on it and go to the 'Properties'.
After that a pop-up will open named as 'Windows Update Properties'. Here select the 'Disabled' option from the drop-down menu next to 'Startup type'. After done everything, now click on OK to save the changes. That's it!