How To Permanently Disable Windows 10 Auto-Update On Your PC

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Let's assume that you connect your PC to your smart phone, to use it as an internet modem, by using your Android's hotspot. Then, there are two things that could happen to your mobile data bundle ;
1. Your data will quickly be exhausted as this will be used by your PC for downloading of files and display of photos on websites.
2. Your Windows 10 auto-update will consume your data quickly.
In a situation like this, I do not expect you to fret. It is normal, if the next thing that comes to your mind is how to disable Windows 10 update permanently. This is why Givemereport Blog has come up with a solution to help you out.
But before you do that, it is important to note that Windows 10 runs auto-update to download the latest version of files your PC needs for better performance. But in situations where you are having limited access to internet, then this definitely will appear annoying to you. You might be provoked to disable it. If this is your reason. I will advise you endure. But if you don’t have access to unlimited internet data, then disabling the windows update is the best thing to do.
How To Disable Windows 10 Auto Update Permanently
Follow the below simple steps:
1. Turn on your PC
2. Click on the “start menu” and select “run”
3. Type “MMC” on the search box and hit the enter key
4. Click “files,” and click “Add/Remove snap-in”
5. Select “Group Policy Objects,” click “Add,”, “Finish,” and click “Ok”
6. Now click “Local Computer Policy” to expand the panel
7. Select “Administrative Templates,” > “Windows Components,” > “Windows Update”
8. Now on the right-hand-side panel, double click on “Configure Automatic Updates”
9. Then click “Enabled”. Now select option 2 that says “Notify for download and auto-install” and then click on the “OK” button
10. Now close the full Console box and select the option “NO” not to save console settings to Console.
You are done! Now restart your computer to put all changes to effect. Congratulations, you have successfully disabled Windows 10 auto update permanently. I hope this was useful and helpful. If you know about another way to disable this function, please explain it using the comment box below.

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