Bug prevents windows from updating
And despite that the updates of the latest Windows OS are patching important bugs, some might prefer to have the option to consider which updates they want to download.This is why we have set up quick instructions on how to tamper with Windows Update and restrict or completely stop Windows 10 from updating.
Unfortunately, the forced updates are not available for configuration via the Policy Editor since the Home version of Windows 10 does not contain gpuedit.
And, while the the recent Wanna Cry ransomware does not (thus far) appear to affect Windows 10, you need to make sure your PC is kept up-to-date with security patches to avoid exactly those sort of attacks.
To that end, consider the information below to be out of date, with a more thorough update to come.
Before we proceed, keep in mind that by stopping the updates, you may open up your system to cyber threats by leaving bad code and security holes as well as bugs unpatched.
The consequences of stopping Windows 10 updates is solely your responsibility.
(And it's one of the reasons you might not want to upgrade to Windows 10 just yet.)If you're running a professional version of Windows 10 (Professional, Enterprise or Education), you actually can disable automatic updates using the Group Policy editor.