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Author Topic: Microsoft will finally allow Windows 10 Home users to pause updates  (Read 12 times)
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« on: January 05, 2019, 07:11:21 PM »
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Windows 10 can download and install updates automatically when they are available. Although users are supposed to keep their desktop OS up-to-date, sometimes we might have good reason to delay an update.

For example, your favorite application is incompatible with the update and you want the download to take only when the developer has addressed the compatibility issues. The major updates can also break functionalities or apps and if you’d prefer to wait until the bugs are squashed, you can delay the updates.

In Windows 10 Pro, Education and Enterprise edition, Microsoft allows users to delay the updates directly from the Settings app. You can delay the update by tweaking the settings found under Update & Security > Windows Update > Advanced Options > Choose when updates are installed.

This setting basically allows users and businesses to delay the updates until they’re sure everything works. Another quickest way to delay the update is to turn on the Pause Updates and delay the update for 35 days.

Unfortunately, you won’t find the above options if you’re using Windows 10 Home. In Windows 10 Home, you can delay the update by telling the system that you’re you’re using a metered connection but this trick may not work in long run.


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This behavior is about to change as the software giant is working on a new feature which can delay the updates for up to seven days.

In Windows 10 19H1 preview builds, Microsoft has introduced a new “Pause Updates for 7 days” option in Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update to allow you to pause updates for seven days.

Interestingly, the feature works on Windows 10 Home but Windows 10 Professional users still have more control as they can pause updates for up to 35 days.

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