troubleshooting Question

How do I turn off Windows auto-update (Windows10)?

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RadioGeorgeFlag for United States of America asked on
* Windows UpdatesWindows 10* Stop auto-updating
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I thought I had done this but apparently not, so it's YOUR turn, experts!

In the past week, I have received three of Microsoft's notices about updates being automatically installed when I shut things down for the night. This is especially annoying because I have my computer(s) plugged in to an industrial strength power strip so when I'm done, I can shut them, external speakers, and anything else plugged in, down with the flick of one switch without having to wait...and wait...and sometimes wait some more.

I searched and thought I found the settings to change to disallow the auto-update function, but apparently not.

I'm guessing what I'm asking is fairly simple and the info I found was just bad info.

Let me know!
fred hakim
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