How to Turn off Automatic Update in Windows? [Quick Tips]


Turn off Automatic Updates in Windows

Windows is a very user-friendly operating system in our modern generation. That is why almost 80% of computer & Laptop users running this Windows operating system happily. But, Windows OS needs an update occasionally.

Normally it consumes a large internet data while it is updating. But, the worst thing is, when it is set to automatic mode it will start automatically to update and it is really annoying when you have limited data plan. Also, if you don't have a genuine windows version then also updating the OS might create problems.

Windows might not get updated automatically if you have some skills to do that, if you don’t know how to set up to stop automatic updates in windows then here you will learn from this article.

Recently, new version 10 released for Windows. So, system will be different to turn off updates in Windows 10.

Turn off Automatic Updates in Windows 10

First of all, press WINDOWS key+R to open dialog box RUN.

Then type services.msc on box and hit OK. Then, a list will appear with lots of items.

Just select 'windows update' from the list of items.

Double-click on this. It will open settings for Windows 10 updates.

Just select 'Disabled' from the drop down menu. Then click apply and OK.

It's done now. Don't worry it will now work as you have set. If you want, you can hit 'Stop' on the last pop-up window to stop it initially.

Turn off Automatic Updates in Windows 7

Here we will show you step-by-step with the pictures so that you can easily understand what to do. Steps are given below-

At first you have to click on 'My Computer' icon.

Once it opens, on the left side bar you can see Control Panel. Just click on it.

control panel

After clicking on Control Panel, a new window will appear. Here you can adjust your Computer settings.

Take a look at the right side of that page and here you will find Category option. Just click on it.


A small suggestion list will appear with just two options. One is large icons and another is small icons and you have to select large icons.

large icon
A list will appear. You have to find out Windows Update icon from there. Just click on it.

windows update
Next, click on 'Change Settings' option.

change settings
Then a new page will appear in front of you. From the drop-down menu you can see 'Install Update Automatically' is the default. You have to change this.

select update
Then, select 'Never Check for Updates' so that windows cannot take updates automatically and then click on OK button to save your settings.

turn off automatic update

After clicking on the OK button, you will see it under showing caption. This helps you to understand that your settings successfully saved.

Now you can surf the internet continuously but Windows would not be able to download new files automatically.



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