In the Windows Update Properties Window, select ‘Disabled’ in the Startup type list box.4) Click Apply and Ok.
If your PC is connected to a network where updates are managed by Group Policy, you might not be able to make changes to settings related to Windows Update.
For more info, contact your organization’s support person.
“While Windows 10 is upgrading in the background, depending on net speed and how long it takes, when I finish with my work on the computer can I switch it off? The next time I switch it on, will it resume from the point it stopped downloading?
Windows 10 is a service, which means automatic updates are turned on by default and your PC always has the latest and best features.
With automatic updating, you don’t have to search for updates online or worry that critical fixes or device drivers for Windows might be missing from your PC.
Windows Update automatically installs important updates as they become available.
But some users will not want automatic updates as it might take up system and network resources when they are doing critical work.
In Windows 8.1 and before, Microsoft allowed users to turn off auto updates completely.
Unfortunately in Windows 10, Microsoft does not offer any option for general consumers to turn off automatic updates.
But there is a workaround to turn off automatic updates in Windows 10.
Follow the steps below,1) Search for in Cortana/Search box and open it.2) Find Windows Update in the services list.3) Double click Windows Update services.