How to Pause Windows Updates in Windows 10

Whenever Microsoft releases any update, your Windows 10 Automatically downloads and installs the upgrade in the background. If the upgrade requires a reboot, Windows 10 automatically schedule the restart away from the busy hours. Now if you want to Pause Windows Updates then this article will help you.

With default settings, Windows 10 automatically checks for updates and downloads it when available. Users Who have high-speed net connection may not encounter this slow internet browsing problem when Windows is downloading Updates in the Background.

Pause Windows Updates in Windows 10

It is very important to choose which Windows update to install. So pause Windows 10 update and you can download and install it later. This will save you time and internet data.

Method 1: Windows Setting

1. Open Settings using Win + I and then go to Update & security.

2. Now click on Windows Update.

3. Go to Advanced options.

4. Turn on Pause Updates to pause updates in Windows 10. This will pause Windows 10 updates for 35 days.

Method 2: Command Prompt

1. Use Win + S for Windows Search and then type command prompt. Right Click on it and then select Run As Admin.

2. Type following commands one by one and then press Enter.

net stop wuauserv

net stop bits

net stop dosvc

Method 3: Make Windows 10 notify you

1. Type Gpedit.msc in the Windows Search or Start Menu.

2. Go to Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Update.

3. Go to Configure Automatic Updates.

4. Choose Enabled > Notify for download >notify install > Apply.

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