Windows 10 is one of the fasters and secured operating system since its release. Unlike the old versions, Windows 10 keep on releasing the updated frequently to provide the users the secured network. All the windows 10 updates are being downloaded in the background whenever there is a new update available.

This results in the slowdown of the internet speed as files are downloading in the background. Unfortunately, we cannot forcefully stop windows 10 automatic updates like the older versions of OS for the control panel. There are few tricks to stop windows update in windows 10 automatically from the command prompt and can be resumed whenever we required.

Follow these steps to stop windows automatic update 

  1. Right-click on the command prompt and run as administrator.
  2. Command prompt in administratorEnter the command and hit enter
    net stop wuauserv
  3. Next Enter command and hit enter
    net stop bits
  4. Enter
    net stop dosvc

    This will stop updating of the windows 10 in the background and you can resume the update back again whenever you want to updates.

Stop Windows 10 auto update

Here are the steps to resume the updates of windows 10 via command prompt.

  1. Again Right-click on the command prompt and run as administrator.
  2. Enter the command
    net start wuauserv
  3. Enter the command
    net start bits
  4. Enter the command
    net start dosvc
  5. Once you ensure the updates are resumed enter the command exit to exit from the command prompt.

restart Windows 10 auto update

This is one of the best and effective ways to stop the  automatic download of windows 10 compared to others methods.

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