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mkramer777
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I have a HP laptop with Windows 7 Pro installed.  I have windows updates disabled.  Every time I reboot 1 update installs every time.  Any idea on how to get it stopped?
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Team Lead RRS Desk
Top Expert 2016
Commented:
Use GWX control Panel I think it has an option to shut off MS Updates.

http://download.cnet.com/GWX-Control-Panel/3000-18513_4-76476409.html
Edward PamiasTeam Lead RRS Desk
Top Expert 2016

Commented:
I just installed it again it has an option "Click to change Windows update settings"
RaminTechnical Advisor
Commented:
Go to below link open / save the Windows Update Troubleshooter, follow the steps in the wizard to find and fix problems with Windows Update.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/10164/fix-windows-update-errors
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)
Most Valuable Expert 2012
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Commented:
You may wish to use GWX Control Panel as suggested above to prevent Windows 10 from installing. That is valid.

Otherwise do NOT disable Windows 7 updates. All you will do is cause further damage to updates.
Vikas BhatExperienced IT Infrastructure Services/operations Manager

Commented:
Easy was is to set to windows update service to disabled mode.
Shaun VermaakTechnical Specialist
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Out of curiosity, how did you disable Windows Updates?
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)
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Methods to disable updates provided.

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