Microsoft Windows 10 operating system has many new and useful features that allow It to automatically installs and downloads new driver updates for your hardware devices, and let your windows automatically received new security updates and feature updates through the built-in Windows update tool. However, there are times that these updates are not necessary required to have a smooth running system.
As these automatic updates might be irritating to some users, or in most of the cases result in decrease internet speed or reduced CPU processing speed and memory issues.
So if you face any of these issues, there is a good news for you and that is you can turn off these automatic updates easily with following simple steps.
Turning Off Automatic Updates In Windows 10:
So here is the step-by-step guide in doing just that:
- Go to Control Panel > System and Security > Administration Tools (or simply type Administrative tools in Cortana Search).
- Double-click the Services Icon.
- Scroll down and look for Windows Updates.
- Turn it off by a right click on the process then click on the Properties and Disable them.
That’s it. Now you can turn on and off the Windows automatic updates as required by you at the right time.