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Deactivation of auto update on computer system

Auto update deactivation

Follow these steps to deactivate Auto update on computer system.

Using Endpoint Central (formerly Desktop Central):

Access the Configurations tab.

In the Add Configurations section, click Configuration.

Choose Registry under Computer Configurations.

Provide a name and description for the configuration.

Fill in Registry Configuration details:

Action: Write Value

Header Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

Sub-Key: Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU

Data Type: REG_DWORD

Value Name: NoAutoUpdate

Value Data/Expression:

Set the target and configure execution settings.

Click Deploy to complete the process.

Manual Method for Windows Servers and Workstations:

  1. Open the Start menu and go to Settings > Control Panel > System.
  2. Choose the Automatic Updates tab.
  3. Click Turn off Automatic Updates.
  4. Apply the changes by clicking Apply and then OK.

Disabling Windows Update Through Patch Deployment:

  1. Navigate to the Patch Mgmt tab.
  2. Go to Patches > Supported Patches.
  3. Search for Patch ID 105427.
  4. Select the patch ID and click Install Patch.
  5. Configure deployment settings and target.
  6. Click Deploy to implement the changes.

Disabling Windows Update Through Group Policy Object:

  1. Access the group policy editor.
  2. Navigate to Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Update.
  3. Select “Configure Automatic Updates” and set its state to “Disabled.”

By following these methods, you can effectively disable the Automatic Updates feature on Windows desktops and servers.

 

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