How to prevent Windows 10 Updates from installing
Occasionally you may have a need to prevent certain Windows Updates from being applied to your system. The process for this is quite simple, here’s how:
- Download and run the “Show or hide updates” troubleshooter. See this Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3073930
- Select Hide Updates (If you are restoring updates that were previously hidden select Show Hidden Updates)
- Select the Update/s you want to prevent installing then click Next.
- Wait for the troubleshooter to make the changes then select Close. These updates will no longer try to install.