How to Disable Windows Update Automatic Update (Permanently)

Windows Update is important to install security updates to protect your systems from malicious attacks.It is also important to install software updates. But sometimes, you will get a new bug (which is annonying) or even your PC can be unusable. Or, you want to “take a break” from auto update

In this article, i will share how to disable automatic update for Windows Update, also this method is permanently. So you don’t need to reconfigure for disabling automatic update

Works on : Windows 10 also Windows 11. But ONLY PRO version. For home version, this method is not working

Step :

1. Go to Start Menu, then type gpedit.msc. Or, you can press Win button + R, then type gpedit.msc

2. Navigate to Computer Configuration> Administrative Templates> Windows Components> Windows Update. Then, double-click the Configure Automatic Updates (If you are using Windows 11, navigate to Manage end user experience) (Picture below, marked as 1)

3. In Configure Automatic Updates window, click Disable. Don’t forget to click Apply and OK (Picture below, marked as 2)

4. Close the window, and gpedit.msc. Then, reboot your Windows

If you want to update manually, just open Settings > Windows Update. Then, click Check For Updates

That’s it. Now, your WIndows Update cannot update automatically. So, you can update your Windows system manually at free time, without distrubing your activity. Hope you enjoy my article ^_^