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Other than scheduling a restart after downloading or installing the updates, you can force Windows to notify you before downloading the updates.

To do that, press “Win R” and type Windows Update” in the left pane, and double-click on the “Configure Automatic Updates” policy.

When it comes to automatic updates, there is no straightforward way to configure or disable them.

If you ever want to, here are different ways to disable automatic Windows 10 updates.

Note: disabling the updates is never encouraged; only follow the below tips if you know what you are doing.

If you want to disable the Windows 10 updates completely, you can certainly do so.

One way is to set your Internet connection type to “Metered.” When on metered connections, Windows won’t download the updates.

To start, open the Settings window from the Action Center. Select your connection, and then click on the “Advanced options” link.

Windows 10 automatically restarts whenever it finishes downloading or installing the updates.