Windows 10: How can I prevent Windows from automatically updating?

Discus and support How can I prevent Windows from automatically updating? in Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging to solve the problem; Yesterday a window popped up giving me only two choices, now or in one hour. There was no option to stop it altogether. First of all, I had no proof... Discussion in 'Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging' started by iilola, Sep 16, 2020.

  1. iilola Win User

    How can I prevent Windows from automatically updating?


    Yesterday a window popped up giving me only two choices, now or in one hour. There was no option to stop it altogether. First of all, I had no proof that it wasn't malware. And while I'd stepped away from my desk, it automatically started the upgrade which forced me to sit for nearly an hour with no way to stop it other than unplugging my PC. When it finished it had removed my settings for my desktop. It took me another hour today to fix my desktop settings. I don't EVER want Windows to make changes without my express permission. I don't know how to make this my choice.

    :)
     
    iilola, Sep 16, 2020
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  2. Vista Automatic Updating Error

    Automatic Updates isn't currently running.
     
    DistantDeath, Sep 16, 2020
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  3. bigscale Win User
    windows automatic updates

    i have some questions about the windows automatic updates in windows xp pro w sp/2. ive got about forty updates they recommend , mostly for security but i only installed two today. after installing them i found them in my add/remove programs in the control panel, if i add all these updates that is a lot of space on my hd almost 1 gig. i thought that updates just updated files and not created new programs. should i innore all these update suggestions from microsoft?
     
    bigscale, Sep 16, 2020
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  4. jbunch07 Win User

    How can I prevent Windows from automatically updating?

    Vista Automatic Updating Error

    Resolution Suggestion:

    # To resolve this problem, make sure that BITS and the Automatic Updates service are started..

    A simple solution but one that works in most circumstances!

    1. Click Start, click Run, type services.msc, and then click OK.

    2. In the list of services, right-click Automatic Updates, and then click Properties.

    3. In the Startup type list, click Automatic, and then click Apply.

    4. If Service status is set to Stopped, click Start, and then click OK.

    5. Right-click Background Intelligent Transfer Service, and then click Properties.

    6. In the Startup type list, click Manual, and then click Apply.

    7. If Service status is set to Stopped, click Start, and then click OK.

    http://www.updatexp.com/0x80070422.html- source *Smile How can I prevent Windows from automatically updating? :) hope that helps.
     
    jbunch07, Sep 16, 2020
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