Delay updates in Windows 10

On more occasions Microsoft released Windows 10 updates that disabled the network connection, the webcam or caused other inconveniences. Windows 10 automatically downloads and installs the updates without asking for permission from the owner of the computer. In Windows professional you can delay the installation of updates, so your work is not interrupted with frequent recommended updates, and Microsoft can fix the update before your computer installs it. The important security updates are still installed when those are released.

To defer Windows 10 updates

Click the Windows icon in the lower left corner and select the gear (Settings)

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On the main Settings page select Update & security

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Under Update settings select Advanced options

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On the Advanced options page select Defer feature updates

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