How to Turn Off automatic Windows Update in Windows 11, 10, 8 or 7?

Windows Update Blocker

Windows Update Blocker

  -  1.02 MB  -  Freeware
  • Latest Version

    Windows Update Blocker 1.8 LATEST

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    Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10 / Windows 11

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Windows Update Blocker is a freeware that helps you to completely disable or enable Automatic Updates on your Windows system, with just a click of the button. This utility is portable, which means that you are no longer required to go through the installation process and no leftovers will remain on the HDD after its removal.

If you place the program file to an external data device, you make it possible to take Windows Update Blocker everywhere with you and use it on any computer you come in contact with, who has things configured just right and doesn’t want to take the chance that an update might mess up their system. Windows Update Disable app is for that person.

Windows 10/Windows 11 offers less UI control over the updating behavior of the operating system than previous versions of Windows, there is no option to turn off Windows Updates using the Control Panel or Settings app in Windows 10/11, it checks for updates automatically and installs any updates they find, whether you like it or not. This new feature is actually pretty convenient for most users.

If you want control over the update process you can disable the Windows Update service. This requires that you open the Services manager, locate the service, and change its startup parameter and status. You would then have to enable the service again whenever you want the operating system to check for updates (It does not look so easy).

Note: If Windows Update Blocker can’t manage some of the services, they can be damaged, please use Windows Update Troubleshooter from Microsoft and If you don’t follow these steps and just delete any service from the “Wub.ini” file the service status will remain protected.

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