Trick to enable / disable Windows Updates on Windows 10 quickly and easily

If you feel the automatic update feature of Windows 10 is bothering your work. Why do you not choose to temporarily disable this feature. If you want to update at a certain time you can choose to enable this feature again.

Windows 10 launches users with significant improvements in eye-catching interface, better user support for operation, faster access speed.However, Windows Updates feature on Windows 10 is one of the features that makes many users feel uncomfortable.

If you feel the automatic update feature of Windows 10 is affecting your work.Why do you not choose to temporarily disable this feature.If you want to update at a certain time, you can still choose to enable this feature again.

In the following article, Network Administrator will guide you how to enable and disable Windows Updates on Windows 10 quickly and easily.

Step 1:

Press Win + X key combination, then select Command Prompt (Admin).

Step 2:

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On the Command Prompt window, enter the following command line into:

sc stop wuauserv

sc config wuauserv start = disabled

Step 3:

If you want to re-enable Windows updates, follow the same steps, but enter the following command line into the Command Prompt window:

sc config wuauserv start = auto

sc start wuauserv

You can also create BAT files that contain the above commands and save them on your computer to enable or disable Windows updates quickly and easily. Whenever you want to disable or enable automatic updates, you can right-click the BAT file and select Run as administrator.

You can download Batch Scripts available by navigating to: https://goo.gl/4pGfcx.

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In addition, you can disable or enable automatic update via Service Manager:

Step 1:

Press Win + R key combination to open the Run dialog box. Then on the Run dialog box, enter services.msc and press Enter.

Step 2:

Scroll down and find Windows Update. Double-click Windows Update to open the Properties window.

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Step 3:

On the Properties window, in the Startup Type, select Disabled , and then click Stop to disable Windows Update. Finally click OK to save the changes.

If you want to activate Windows Update, in the Startup Type, select Automatic , then click Start and then click OK.

You can refer to some of the following articles:

  1. What is the Compact OS feature on Windows 10?

  2. Trick to launch Command Prompt easily on Windows 10

  3. Start Windows 10 "as fast as the wind" with Fast Startup

Good luck!

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