Preventing Windows 10 updates

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How do you prevent windows 10 automatic updates?
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Robert RComputer Service Technician

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Press the Windows logo key + R then type gpedit.msc and click OK. Go to Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Update. Select Disabled in Configured Automatic Updates on the left and click Apply and OK to disable the Windows automatic update feature.
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How do you prevent windows 10 automatic updates?

You cannot. They will (sooner rather than later) turn themselves back on and update your computer.

You can schedule, and pause updates, and restart in off hours.  But you cannot outright disable updates.
Wesley MillerComputer Network Analyst
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Per Microsft , You can only Pause Updates for 35 Days.
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In Cortana Search type; Windows Update Settings.
On the Windows Update Windows , Click on Advanced Options.

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