And despite that the updates of the latest Windows OS are patching important bugs, some might prefer to have the option to consider which updates they want to download.This is why we have set up quick instructions on how to tamper with Windows Update and restrict or completely stop Windows 10 from updating.There are certain benefits of using the Pro version of 10 and the most important one is the R and then type after which hit Enter.Step 2: In Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Windows Update, locate the policy, called Configure Automatic Updates.The process is similar to steps outlined above for editing Windows Update local Group Policy.For more information and a complete description of the process, read the Microsoft articles: On computers running Windows XP Home SP2, Windows Vista Home versions, or Windows 7 Home versions, you can't use the Group Policy MMC snap-in, but you can make the same change by editing the registry.
There are also ways to add the “Take Ownership” option as a right-click menu capability; you can download a file that will allow you to add this capability from How To Geek.
Automatically downloading and installing Windows updates directly from Microsoft or from an internal server running Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) is a good way to ensure your systems keep their operating system and software up to date.
Step 3: Double click it and you will see the following configuration: Step 4: From here you can set the updates to Disabled or set the following options: To bring back your automatic updates, simply repeat the steps by clicking Enable.
Unfortunately, the forced updates are not available for configuration via the Policy Editor since the Home version of Windows 10 does not contain gpuedit.