Schedule or Pause Updates in Windows 10

In Windows 10, you have the power to plan updates around your busy schedule or pause them.


Follow these steps to schedule active hours for your computer, so your computer will not reboot and install updates: 

  • Select "Start"  > "Settings"  > "Update & Security"  > "Windows Update" . Under Update Settings, select "Change Active Hours".
  • Set a Start time and End time for your computer's active hours. Restarts and Updates will be applied outside of these hours for your convenience. 


To pause updates to Windows:

  • Select "Start"  > "Settings"  > "Update & Security"  > "Windows Update" . Under Update settings, select "Advanced options".
  • Slide the Pause Updates slider to "On".
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