How You Can Stop Automatic Updates On Window 10?

Microsoft Office is the software which includes many apps and also useful in many organization. This software has become the universal software because you can access its application anywhere anytime from any device. It is completely compatible with the devices like Window OS, Mac, Computers, Laptops and Android Phones. You can install this software through www.office.com/setup. Microsoft continuously launches updates to improve the performance and also to bring new advanced features. But every user cannot be able to handle automatic update. So, in this blog you will read how you can stop automatic update in Window 10.

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Steps to Stop Automatic Updates on Windows 10:

  • Disable the Windows Update Service:

For disabling Window Update, you have to click on the start button and then you have to open Run option. Now in the Run search bar, you have to type in “services.msc” and just press Enter key. After this, from the service list you have to select the Windows Update service. Then, you have to click on the “General” tab and then just you have to modify the “Startup Type” to “Disabled”. At the end, you must restart your computer system.

  • Set Up a Metered Connection:

If you have wireless connection then you must have the option of setting up a metered connection. In this, bandwidth is maintained by downloading and installing primary updates. For setting up Metered connection, you have to open the Windows Settings application and then you have to press Win+I key altogether. Now, you have to click on the ‘Network and Internet’ section. After this, you have to open ‘Wi-Fi’ and then just click on ‘Manage known networks’. Here you have to select the network and in ‘Properties ‘option you have to toggle the ‘Set as metered connection’ option to ‘On’.

  • Group Policy Editor:

You can update your Group Policy Editor to prevent automatic Windows 10 updates. For this, first you have to open the Run command and then you have to type in “gpedit.msc” and just press Enter key to open the group policy editor. Now you have to scroll down through “Computer Configuration” to “Administrative Templates. Here you have to select the “Windows Components” and then select “Windows Update”. Now, you have to select the option “Configure Automatic Updates. Then you have to select the option which indicates “Notify for download and auto-install”. After this, you have to click on “Apply” option and then hit “OK” button. Now you have to type “Windows Update” in the Start menu and then just click on “Windows Update Settings.” After this, you just have to restart your PC. At last, you have to check for updates. If it found the updates then you will be informed by Windows but it will not automatically installed on your device.

These methods will help you to Stop Automatic Updates on Windows 10. In case, if you are still facing issues then you can visit to the site of MS Office through office.com/setup.  

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