How to turn OFF/disable Automatic update in Microsoft Windows OS 7/8/10

I don’t recommend disabling Windows OS update. But sometimes people need to do so temporarily.

DISABLE MICROSOFT WINDOWS OS AUTOMATIC UPDATE

  • Open Control Panel
  • Open “Administrative tools

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  • Open “Services

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  • Search “Windows update” service
  • Right click on it and select “Properties

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  • Click “Stop” if the service is running

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  • Select “Startup Type” as “Disabled
  • Click “Apply” and “OK

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  • You have successfully disabled Microsoft windows OS automatic updates

ENABLE WINDOWS OS AUTOMATIC UPDATE

  • Search “Windows update” service
  • Right click on it and select “Properties

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  • Set “Start Type” as “Automatic (Delayed start)
  • Click “Apply

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  • Click “Start

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  • Click “OK

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