Windows 10 will automatically update your windows 10 and the disable button is removed to this windows, in the previous version we could disable the automatic update windows update, like: Windows 8, 7, unfortunately Microsoft removed the option in windows 10, this will be uncomfortable for some users, Specifically for those who has limit in his internet. If you’re tired of this situation and you don’t know how to disable automatic updates. So, in this tutorial you will learn how to disable automatic updates in windows 10.

How to Disable Automatic Updates in Windows 10

There is two way to disable automatic update in windows 10. You can stop automatic update from local group policy editor and also you can stop your PC from automatic update by using services. In the steps below I will explain both of theme with different method.

Method 1: Disable Automatic Update Using Grope Policy

To disable automatic system update follow these step to disable from local group policy editor.

#1: First of all, Press Windows key + R to gain access to the Run dialog.

#2: To gain access to the Group Policy Editor, type the following command into the Run dialog box: gpedit.msc and press Enter.

#3: Navigate to the following directory: Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Windows Update.

Disable Automatic Update by group Policy
Disable Automatic Update by group Policy

#4: Locate and highlight the Configure Automatic Updates setting in the right hand panel. Double-click to enter.

Configure Automatic Updates
Configure Automatic Updates

#5: Set the configuration to Enabled on the left-hand side and then choose your own options from the drop-down list under the Options header. For example you can instruct Windows 10 to“Notify for download and notify for install” when dealing with updates.

Disable Automatic Updates
Disable Automatic Updates

#6: To disable this policy, and revert back to the default state, simply go back into the Configure Automatic Updates selection (as shown from Step 1 till 5), and make sure and Select Disable.

Method 2: Disable Automatic update by Disabling Services

Step 1: To gain access to the Services, type Services on the Search bar in Windows 10.

Step 2: Once the Services window has been opened, find the “Windows Update” service, right-click on it and select the “Properties” option.

Disable Automatic update
Disable Automatic update

Step 3: The above action will open the “Windows Update Properties” window. Select the “Disabled” option from the drop-down menu next to “Startup type.” Once selected, click on the “Ok” button to save the changes.

Disable Auto update
Disable Auto update

That’s it! With this done, Windows 10 updates will no longer automatically start and run on your PC.


Finally we got it that how to disable the automatic update in windows 10. This tutorial was about how to disable automatic update in windows 10. therefore I hop you got understand, if faced any problem or have you any question you can ask me freely in the comment section below.

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