New features and a better running PC—get all of this and more when you download updates to Windows.
defer upgrades in windows 10
And the great news is that you don’t have to do anything, because updates will be automatically downloaded and installed whenever they’re available. (Unless you’re on a metered connection, in which case the updates won’t download until you opt to get them.)
But every now and then your PC may need to restart to install the updates. To prevent those restarts from happening at the most inconvenient time:
Select the Start Image of Start button button, select Settings > Update & security > Windows Update, and then select Advanced options.
Under Choose how updates are installed, use the drop-down menu to choose an option:
– Schedule a restart
– Automatically restart
Deferring upgrades in Windows 10
Some Windows 10 editions let you defer upgrades to your PC. When you defer upgrades, new Windows features won’t be downloaded or installed for several months. Deferring upgrades doesn’t affect security updates. Note that deferring upgrades will prevent you from getting the latest Windows features as soon as they’re available.