August 18, 2015

How to Stop or Disable Windows Updates in Windows 10 all Versions Permanently

How to Stop or Disable Windows Updates in Windows 10 all Versions Permanently 

Microsoft has removed option to stop windows updates from auto downloading. Which is a major bug because it wastes your bandwidth in background by downloading Windows updates without out knowledge.
This tutorial helps you to stop annoying Windows updates and save your data.

I have Explained every thing in very detail here. Still having problem to follow, don't worry watch video below to see live demonstration.

Steps:

1. Press Windows + R on Keyboard
2. You will get window Like Below

3. Type services.msc in Run Window and Click on OK
4.You will get image like below

5. Scroll down until you find Windows Update Right Click On it and Select properties

6. Now Select on Startup type drop down menu and select Disabled

7. Then Click on stop and click on OK
8. Then Close all windows
9. Open This PC and Navigate to C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\
10. You Will see a File with name hosts. Copy that file to Desktop and Open it with Notepad++ OR any text editor  and  add  following Lines at bottom as  shown in Image below and save it.
# windowsupdate.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1      windowsupdate.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1      www.windowsupdate.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1      v4.windowsupdate.microsoft.com
127.0.0.1      www.v4.windowsupdate.microsoft.com
# windowsupdate.com
127.0.0.1      windowsupdate.com
127.0.0.1      www.windowsupdate.com
127.0.0.1      download.windowsupdate.com
127.0.0.1      www.download.windowsupdate.com
127.0.0.1      v4.windowsupdate.com
127.0.0.1      www.v4.windowsupdate.com
# windowsupdate.microsoft.nsatc.net
127.0.0.1      windowsupdate.microsoft.nsatc.net
127.0.0.1      v4windowsupdate.microsoft.nsatc.net
# wustat.windows.com
127.0.0.1      wustat.windows.com


11. Now copy that file again back to C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc 

12. Windows will ask you replace file click on Continue.