Windows automatic updates not updating
The new Windows Update For control freaks, Windows Update is a nightmare. And you won’t ever be safe from broken or incompatible updates.It's designed to operate in the background, automatically keeping your system safe and running smoothly.We show you how it works and what you can customize.“In Windows 10, your device is always kept up to date with the latest features and fixes.Right-click the Start button, select Device Manager, right-click the respective device, select Properties, switch to the Driver tab, and click the Roll Back Driver button.When you’re done, move on to blocking the automatic driver update, which will inevitably be initiated during the next Windows Update cycle.Briefly, download and run the troubleshooter from Microsoft, on the first screen click Next, then select Hide updates, check the driver/s you would like to hide, click Next again, and you’re done. Select Show hidden updates from the troubleshooter, check the update/s you want to unhide, and click Next.To stop Windows 10 from automatically updating your drivers, you have several options.
If you don’t configure this setting, the automatic download of app updates is determined by a registry setting that the user can change using Settings in the Windows Store.
You will be required to log in to your Windows PC with your Microsoft Account.
This is a must as some services like this one depend on the Microsoft Account. Here you will see the setting: Automatically update my apps. If you wish to turn off or disable automatic updates to your Windows apps, select No.
In the System Properties window, switch to the Hardware tab and click Device Installation Settings.
You will be asked whether “you want to automatically download manufacturers’ apps and custom icons available for your devices.” Select No and Save Changes.
Updates and drivers are installed automatically, with no need to select which updates are needed or not needed.” –Microsoft Support If you’d like to keep your custom drivers or if you’re not keen on updating a running system, let us show you how to lock in your drivers.