Start Vista windows updates quit updating

Vista windows updates quit updating

The option to Defer upgrades is available in some Windows 10 editions, including Pro, Education, and Enterprise.

Windows Update protects you from security vulnerabilities by keeping Windows, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Office up-to-date with the latest security patches and bug fixes. Gone are the days when users could block security patches and driver updates.

Microsoft has simplified and automated the Windows Update process at the expense of transparency.

With the Automatic setting enabled, Windows will pick a time when you don’t use your computer to reboot.

With the right settings, however, you won’t even notice that anymore.

Meanwhile, Windows 10 Home users have to deal with all updates and upgrades being downloaded and installed in the background, often combined with a scheduled reboot. In 2011 I wrote an op-ed piece (for a different website…!

Security patches, new features, and settings changes are force-fed alike, some bordering on bloat and adware Windows 10 may be crossing a line with desktop ads and NSFW content. ) about how I felt that Microsoft had moved away from being the many-tentacled corporate beast with no interest in providing a solid, working operating... Windows Update can work entirely in the background.

Under Advanced options you can customize how updates are installed.