Turn off automatic updates for Win11 (Detailed steps and methods)
24 2021-07-28 15:04
Win11 system is the latest system launched by Microsoft, new laptops are basically Win11 system, many users are also using the system. win11 system has a feature that will automatically update the software, system. For this feature do not know whether there is no impact on the use of everyone.
So is the automatic update of the Win11 system good?
Win11 system will automatically update drivers for graphics cards, network cards and other hardware automatically, but the latest test drivers are not always good and may cause problems. So it is recommended that you should turn off the automatic updates. So how to turn it off?
A. Turn off Win11 system automatic updates
Press WIN + R to open Run, enter services.msc Enter and then find the "Windows updata" service, double-click it and set it to Disable Apply;
Method 2, postpone the automatic update
Microsoft does not provide the option to turn off automatic updates in Windows Update in Win11 system, but it does provide the option to delay updates;
Open Windows Update in Win11, click Advanced Options, and check the option of "Defer Update";
The new Windows system requires users to accept every update. "Windows 10 Home users can't escape the update at all; Windows 10 Professional users have 8 months to postpone the installation of the update, but they can't refuse it either; only " Windows 10 Enterprise Edition" advanced users can indefinitely postpone the update.
Method 3: Specify a wrong update server address for windows update.
Press "Win+R" key combination to open Run and type "gpedit.msc" and then click "OK";
After opening Group Policy Editor, we first click Computer Configuration - Administrative Templates - Windows Components menu option
Then double click on "Windows Components" and find "Windows Update;
In "Windows Update", find "Specify the location of the Intranet Microsoft Update service";
Select "Specify the location of the Intranet Microsoft Update Service" and right-click to edit it;
Select the "Unconfigured" box to "Enabled". Fill in 127.0.0.1 in "Set the Intranet update service to detect updates" (Note: 127.0.0.1 is the local IP).
Method 4, used in Win11 Professional Edition
Press Windows logo key + R key to open the Run window command, type "gpedit.msc" in the window command
After opening Group Policy Editor, we first click Computer Configuration - Administrative Templates - Windows Components menu option in order
In the Windows Components menu window, click and select the "Windows Update" sub-menu item, and then find "Configure Automatic Updates" in the configuration options on the right.
Double-click the "Configure Automatic Updates" option on the right, and the default option on the page that opens is Unconfigured. If we want to turn off the automatic updates feature, select "Disabled" from the options on the left, and then click the OK button, so that you can successfully turn off the automatic updates feature on Windows 10. Windows 10 system automatic update function.
Method 5, for Win11 Home Edition
There is no Group Policy Editor function in Windows 10 Home Edition operating system, so we need to use the service control function, here you need to open the Task Manager first, select the "Services" option in the Task Manager page.
After switching to the Services page, click the "Open Services" option at the bottom of the page to open the Windows component service management page.
After opening the service management page, we find the "Windows Update" option in the list of services, because we need to configure the Windows Update service.
After opening the Windows Update service configuration option, we first click on the "Disable" button option in the interface so that we can temporarily disable the Windows Update feature first, and after a short wait, the Windows Update service will be turned off.
In the Windows Update service whether to start automatically or not setting, click the drop-down list of settings, select the "Disable" option, and then click the OK button at the bottom to turn off the Windows Update auto-start feature, which also turns off Windows automatic updates.
Right-click on this computer and select Properties. The System Properties dialog box opens. Or you can quickly open System Properties by using the shortcut of windows key + PauseBreak on your keyboard. As shown below. In the opened System Properties, click Control Panel in the upper left corner.
In the Control Panel screen of your computer, click on "System and Security".
In the pop-up dialog box, select Enable or Disable Automatic Updates under Windows Update.
In the Change Settings dialog box that pops up, select "Turn off automatic updates" in the Important Updates drop-down menu. In this way, turn off Win11 automatic updates setting is finished.
Press and hold the Windows key on the keyboard, plus the R key, call out the Run window, type services.msc, and then click OK, or hit Enter directly.
Enter the Services window, find the Windows Update option in the list of services, click the right mouse button, and select Stop in the pop-up menu.
After we select Windows Update, in the left column, you can directly click to stop this service
Second, Windows 10 disable automatic driver updates
Win + R Run, bring up the Run box, enter "gpedit.msc" to open Group Policy.
Find in turn.
Computer Configuration - Management Template - System - Device Installation - Device Installation Restrictions
On the right side, find "Block the installation of devices with drivers that match the following device installer classes", right-click "Edit" or double-click it to open the Settings dialog box. Check "Enabled" and click "Show" to enter the class GUID of the device (here is a point to note: do not check the "also applies to match installed devices")
Click the Start menu, find "Settings", find "About" in the "Settings" form, click the "Device Manager" on the right
In the open "Device Manager" to find the device you want to disable updates, in order to facilitate testing, I am here to a temporary I do not use the hdmi audio as an example.
Right click to open the "Properties" dialog box. Go to the Details tab and you can find the corresponding data in the "Properties:" drop-down list. Enter the value directly into Group Policy.
Go back to the Group Policy dialog box that was already open, enter the GUID value for the class of the device and click OK. Now we can test the driver update, the effect as shown in the figure, is no longer able to update?
Third, close the Win11 system automatically update the system to patch
Press the Start button, click the search bar to search, in the "Search" interface, click to select the "Settings" option, enter "Windows Update" in the search box. Click "Enable or disable automatic updates" that appears on the left side.
In the "Change Settings" screen, click the down arrow to the right of the selection box under "Important Updates", click "Never check for updates (not recommended)" in the options, and then click "OK".
On the desktop, press "Win+X" and select "Control Panel" in the Super Start menu.
In the Control Panel screen, under the large icon view, click "Windows Update".
In the "Windows Update" screen, click "Change Settings" on the left side.
In the "Change Settings" screen, click the down arrow to the right of the selection box under "Important Updates", and click "Never check for updates (not recommended)" in the options, then click "OK".
Turn off the automatic update of Win11 app store
Click the Start menu in Win11 system, click the pop-up menu to enter the App Store
Select Settings in the pop-up list
After clicking it, the settings of the app store will appear on the right side of the screen, then click the auto update my apps slider to turn it off
This will turn off the automatic update of the app store.
The above is the introduction on how to turn off Win11 system. It includes turning off system updates, system patch updates, driver updates, and app store updates. It's actually quite simple, it's a matter of settings. You can refer to it if you need.