To set these, choose Settings from the Start menu, then Update and Security, then Change Active Hours.Of course, simply setting Active Hours isn't sufficient to prevent Windows updates getting installed.One of the issues with the forced and automatic updates in Windows 10 is that - on occasion - a broken update will be included and fail to install.When this happens, Windows will try to download and install it each time you shut down or start your PC.But some users will not want automatic updates as it might take up the system and network resources when they are doing critical work. So if you want to update your Windows 10, you can go to the Windows Update service, and select Automatic to enable the service. You can also use the Group Policy Editor to change the settings to prevent Windows 10 from automatically updating. Click the Hardware tab, then click Device Installation Settings. Select No (your device might not work as expected) and click Save changes. If your computer is connected to Wi Fi, you can try this to stop Windows 10 automatic updates. Click the Start button at the bottom left on your desktop, then click the Settings app. So, how to stop Windows 10 from Automatically update? Scroll down to Windows Update, and double-click it. The group policy editor will notify you of new updates without automatically installing them.
Depending on which version of Windows you have, the process may be a little different.You install this like any other program after downloading it, by clicking on the downloaded file in your browser, or heading to your downloads folder and double-clicking it.The troubleshooter should start and show a welcome screen.Type control panel in the search box, and click Control Panel. Microsoft has made it mandatory for Windows 10 users to update their computer.