Follow the steps below to make re-configure Windows auto restart from Registry Editor and Group Policy Editor. Guessing you might not be Sys Admin for your Org if so contact the helpdesk. You can also copy the contents of the code below to a file with the extension. If you want to quickly switch between the different settings without navigating to the corresponding folder in the Group Policy Editor, you can run the little PowerShell script below. But, why bother using the above methods? I only downloaded Windows 10 because they hassled me non stop to get it. Or while the surgeon is using the system it announces that a new update is available and they'll tell it later and the sucker just keeps hounding them.
Note that the script always deletes all previous automatic update settings including those that you configured with the Group Policy Editor. What a pain in the ass. But I guess it is not required. This means that the changes have been saved. Disclaimer: I take no responsibility for what my guide will do to your computer. Can be a little inconvenient as well. We tried on Windows 10 Professional.
After installing updates, Windows gives itself permission to re-run the reboot task — even if you disabled it. Came back, and found that windows decided to do an upgrade from the originally installed version maybe windows 8? I suppose it is possible if you know the corresponding registry key. Go to the Advanced Options to see the selected option displayed in grey. Your Windows may not be able to restart ever again if you fail to follow these steps attentively. This folder ensures to wake up your computer after installing updates.
The Computer object will be moved to the correct collection and the correct BranchReadinessLevel Set. So you can use it to disable automatic restart for installing updates even in Windows 10 Home. It works for Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise. So we bught a slow, limited data, sim card for her phone, and tethered so her laptop could get online for a short period and get what she needed to done. Make sure that you have admin rights and that you configured the PowerShell execution policy accordingly.
You can also prevent that particular updates are installed such as faulty drivers with. This is the best and only way it should be done. When you leave the Task Scheduler after disabling this task, Windows gives itself the permission to enable the reboot task the next time you install Windows Updates. Even rebooting the computer does not activate the settings. A classs action lawsuit needs to be filed against Microsux. Windows 10 receives updates very often. This article will show you the solutions for automatic updates by using Registry.
By: - Updated: August 16, 2018 8:46 am The reason why you hate Windows 10 auto reboot after updates installation — you might be in the middle of something when the installation finishes and your system just shuts itself down. You can find out what the values mean if you in the Group Policy Editor. My wife and I were traveling to Taiwan for non-business reasons. However, the the only one that appeared to work as outlined was the task scheduler approach. To save these changes, restart your computer.
The following steps can be difficult to follow. Help would be greatly appreciated. This method is probably the only way you can revert the changes. Now to see if it works or not. The UpdateOrchestrator is a scheduled task folder that contains the reboot or auto restart task. So, disabling reboot task from Task Scheduler solves this problem temporarily, more so momentarily. Turn off the feature automatic updates completely.
If everything ok, check it daily only 3-4days or 1 week, if it never returns, all goods. Last updated on 2018-01-15 so i went to get a coffee, came back and win10 rebooted again, 3 days in a row now…. I can confirm Schubert's findings, unfortunately. Your method used to work but not anymore. Cause i actually just want to stop updating my win 10 only and not other program. I may have the best story on updates. I think NoAutoUpdate stopped working a few weeks ago.