Windows 10: How do I prevent Windows 10 from automatically installing updates an restarting?

Discus and support How do I prevent Windows 10 from automatically installing updates an restarting? in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; I'm wondering if anyone can tell me how to prevent Windows 10 from automatically installing updates and restarting. If I am out of the office for a... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by LK-985, Sep 4, 2018.

  1. LK-985 Win User

    How do I prevent Windows 10 from automatically installing updates an restarting?


    I'm wondering if anyone can tell me how to prevent Windows 10 from automatically installing updates and restarting. If I am out of the office for a few days and out of town, I need my work computer to stay on so I can access it via Gotomypc. When Windows 10 automatically runs updates and restarts, it prevents me from being able to access my work computer remotely.

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    LK-985, Sep 4, 2018
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  2. AsRock Win User

    Windows 10 installing progs

    Fresh installs do it too, in fact i have had the same bs happen. Might be suggested apps which you can turn off.
     
    AsRock, Sep 6, 2018
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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 6, 2018
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  4. DaveM222 Win User

    How do I prevent Windows 10 from automatically installing updates an restarting?

    Preventing automatic Windows 10 Updates and Automatic Restarts

    How do I change Windows 10 Update settings to ensure updates are installed and restarts occur when I choose versus automatically? I have lost critical information several times because Windows 10 is automatically installing updates and automatically restarting
    my PC. I have reviewed Windows Update Settings and am aware I can change "working hours" to prevent a restart during normal working time: however, you can only prevent automatic restarts during a maximum 12 hour window.
     
    DaveM222, Sep 6, 2018
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