How to pause and stop Windows10 from updating

How To

Windows updates sometimes become pain especially when you are on a metered connection. It’s not just you who is facing this problem its everyone.

Windows Metered Connection

There is a way to tell Windows that you are on a metered connection and kind of simplifies things a bit. But again it doesn’t stop the whole update process.

Windows 10 set as Metered Connection

How to pause and stop Windows10 from updating

But is that all. No, It happened to me that whenever I connect to my friend’s PAN network or some relatives PAN network, PAN network means Personal area network, to generalize it’s your friends or relatives phone wifi hot-spot, As this is a new network and you are in hurry, you forget to set the network as a metered network. Boom….it starts updating, and in a moment it consumes their whole data.

This is just a common problem which we all face in one or other form.

So the big question is there any way to do so… yes. Kill the process permanently.

Steps to stop Windows update

1) Disable your Windows update in ‘Services’,
2) Delay your updates to a later date,
3) Envelop you ‘Delivery Optimization’ settings.

Here is a complete video guide to stop Windows 10 from updating.

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TechNiche Rajarshi

Always attracted to the shiny green and blue board. Understands 0 and 1. Entangled, superimposed and spooky behaviour, always interest me. Electronics engineer. A 'Graviton' behaviour.

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