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How To Disable Automatic Updates Download in Windows 10

Post by HowTutor » 25 Sep 2016, 16:36

Stop The Windows Update Service in Windows 10

Automatic Windows update download is good but if not controlled can cost you a lot of data charges.

As central as it is to the core of Windows 10, Windows Update is actually just another Windows process so it can be stopped with these simple steps:

Open the Run command (Win + R), in it type: services.msc and press enter
From the Services list which appears find the Windows Update service and open it

In ‘Startup Type’ (under the ‘General’ tab) change it to ‘Disabled’

To re-enable Windows Update simply repeat these four steps, but change the Startup Type to ‘Automatic’


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