Block automatic update to Windows 10

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Dernière mise à jour: 18 mai 2024

You have a notification of update to Windows 10 on your computer running on Windows 7 egg Windows 8.1? Does this notification bother you? You want to stay on your Windows usual and no longer be bothered by this notification in your taskbar.

No problem, here is 3 ways to block automatic updates imposed by Windows 10.

Uninstall the update Windows 10

To uninstall update Windows 10, follow these steps:

  • Go to the control panel and choose "Uninstall a program".
  • In the left column, click on “View installed updates”.
  • In the “Microsoft” section Windows », select the KB3035583 update and click towards the top of the window on “Uninstall”.
  • Don't forget to restart your computer after uninstallation is complete.


Hide update Windows 10

The disadvantage of the first solution is that if you have the installation of updates Windows 10 automatic devices activated, it may reinstall itself.

To correct this, you just need to hide it by going to:

  • Control Panel then “System and Security” then “ Windows Update”. Select the updates to install.
  • Finally, uncheck and right-click on the update in question, then select “ hide update"

Disable automatic update option

The last solution is to completely disable the update option Windows 10 but you can still manually start checking and installing updates.

For that, I invite you to follow these steps:

  • Click Start, then click Control Panel and open Windows Update.
  • Then click on “Settings”, then go to “Change PC settings”. Click “Update and Recovery”.
  • Go below the "Important Updates" and "Recommended Updates" sections, then click the "Notify me of recommended updates the same way I receive important updates" option.
  • To finish, click “Apply”.


And there you go, you will be able to continue to use your old version of Windows.

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Ahmed is a computer systems administration engineer, author, and trainer. He has a deep passion for IT security and new technologies. Through his tutorials, he has helped a large number of people effectively master today's IT tools.