DO IT AT YOUR OWN RISK OR SEEK ASSISTANCE OF A COMPUTER SUPPORT SPECIALIST.

1. Click open Run command and type services.msc and press enter.
2. Find the Windows Update service and open it.
3. In “Startup Type” change it to “Disabled”.
4. Restart.
5. Click open the Settings.
6. Click open the “Network & Internet” category.
7. Click open “Wi-Fi’ and click on “Advanced Options”
8. Toggle to “Set as metered connection” as “On”

9. Click open the Run command and type gpedit.msc and press enter.
10 Go to: Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Windows Update.
11.Click and open and change the Configure Automatic Updates setting to “2 – Notify for download and notify for install”.
12. Click open the Settings and then go to -> Update and Security -> Windows Updates. Click on “Check for updates”.
13. Restart.

14. Click open the Run command and type: regedit and press enter.
15. Find: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU
16. Create a ‘32-bit DWORD’ value namely “AuOptions” and under “Value Data” type 2 and click “OK”.
17. Click open the Settings and go to -> Update and Security -> Windows Updates. Click on “Check for updates”.
18. Restart.

This should prevent automatic forced update.

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