If you’re not fond of surprise or unpredictable Windows restart due to Windows Update, or face the situation when updates take a long time to install during the reboot, there are several steps that you can take to avoid automatic restart after installing updates.
The following tutorials will guide you on how to prevent and stop Windows 10 from automatic restarting after updates are installed, permanently.
If so, then it’s controlled by administrator/domain policy and can’t be edited.
Updates can occur for many reasons: new features being added, fixing bugs, or, most importantly, patching security flaws.
Sometimes it's irritating getting notified of updates to programs when you're working or playing a game, and it isn't uncommon for automatic updating to lack a disable button.
If you find yourself annoyed with update notifications that you can't disable, there's a way to get around that.
Follow these simple steps to disable the automatic restart feature for system failures in Windows 7.
It's an easy process that takes less than 10 minutes.
How can I exercise more control over the downloading and installation of Windows updates and stop this happening in the future?
Security Centre and under Manage Security Settings click Automatic Updates and select ‘Notify but don’t automatically download…’.
NOTE: Unable to boot completely into Windows 7 due to the BSOD?