How to Disable Automatic windows updates for users using AD Policy.

Satyanarayana Pathi 20 Reputation points


In my location all workstations taking automatic windows updates.

We have configured the below policy in AD. But still automatic windows updates is going on.

Policy: ( Search for gpedit.msc and click the top result to launch the Local Group Policy Editor.
Navigate to the following path:

Computer Configuration> Administrative Templates> Windows Components> Windows Update

Double-click the Configure Automatic Updates policy on the right side.

Windows Update group policy settings
Source: Windows Central

Check the Disabled option to turn off the policy and disable automatic updates permanently.

Group Policy disable Windows Update
Source: Windows Central

Click the Apply button.
Click the OK button )

Please provide any policy for stopping windows updates.


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