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How To Install Windows 10 Updates Manually

How To Install Windows 10 Updates Manually

Windows 10 is well known for forced updates and the extremely inopportune times at which it downloads them, installs them and restarts your PC. Only Enterprise editions of the Windows 10 operating system have the ability to control how updates are delivered and installed. Home editions and the Pro edition of Windows 10 as well are locked down to get updates whenever Microsoft decides to push them out. A huge number of users are not happy with this behavior. Here is a method that will allow you to install updates when you manually check for them. This will disable automatic updates.

How to disable Windows Update in Windows 10 RTM

How to disable Windows Update in Windows 10 RTM

With Windows 10, Microsoft did an unexpected and unpleasant change of taking away control from the end user for installing updates. Now, the Home edition and the Pro edition do not allow the user to easily control how updates are delivered and installed on their OS. In the Windows Update UI of the Settings app, the user can only defer or postpone updates, but there is no option to disable them entirely and check for updates manually and selectively install them. If you cannot tolerate this automatic update nonsense and want control over your updates once again, here is what you can do to stop and disable Windows Update in Windows 10 RTM.