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How to stop Windows updates? 

How To
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Windows 10 automatically downloads and installs updates as soon as they appear.

To stop this, you can "pause" the installation of updates for up to 35 days.

1. Open Settings - > Update and Security - > Windows Update.
2. Click "Install Updates for 7 days".
3. Click this button again to increase the period.

When you click up to 35 days, the option will turn gray - this is the maximum value.