How to stop the annoying Windows 10 automatic update, finally! After 2 months through blogs, forums, useless tips and 2 computer reset. The secret is out: There is finally a way to stop windows automatically downloading stuff to your computer and if you ever spent some time writing to Microsoft to ask them for the answer, please don’t undermine their smartness. Windows 10 was developed to hide the option of stopping the automatic updates from you. So, the end of the pulling your hair out is near.
Here is the step by step guide on how to stop the Windows update download:
- Control Panel > System & Security > Administrative tools
2. Congrats! You are doing very well. Now Click on Windows Update > Properties
3. Change on the Startup Type to Disable
4. Change the service status to Stop and then smile.