How to temporarily prevent driver update from reinstalling in Windows 10

Drivers play the key role in Our PC.What if the downloading of updated driver Cause the 

PC unstable ? Simple you need to uninstall the driver that downloaded.Since there is no 

official way to stop windows from Updating Automatically[other than this], You can't Stop 

Windows from downloading the Same update in Your PC which was done by Windows 

Update right ? Don't worry here is an tutorial for Making Windows update temporarily stop 

that particular driver update. 

How to temporarily prevent driver update from reinstalling in Windows 10

What is a driver software ??

Driver software's are the one Which helps to run the hardware as per designed,i.e for 

example : Your Speaker is just a device,they are programmed to work as per the job,that 

program is known as driver.Enough Said! let's See how to stop.

How to temporarily Stop Windows Update??

If You Wish to Stop Windows 10 Update temporarily,i.e until the next release of that 

particular software,just follow the Simple steps below.

Step 1 : Sign-in to Your Windows 10 PC.

Step 2 : Visit this link [official Link,Official link 2(If the previous link doesn't work or 

changed Select download on the page.] 

There is an official software known as wushowhide.diagcab Which helps to Stop that update.

Step 3 : When You Clicked,the program will Start downloading.

Step 4 : After downloading,double click and run.

Step 5 : The program will Work,same as troubleshooter,Click on next.

Step 6 : Wait until it searches.

Step 7 : It Will display,two options such as "Hide Updates" and "Show hidden updates",Click on 

Hide Updates option.

Step 8 : It Will Again Search and will display the drivers,Check the driver that Caused some error by 

Windows update (Example : Realtek in the below Pic)

How to temporarily prevent driver update from reinstalling in Windows 10
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Step 9 : Click on it and Select next.

Step 10 When you click it will display a window as resolving issues,wait until resolves and After 

Completion Close the window.

Note : When You Came to know that the latest version of that driver with bugs fixed was 

released,And if you Wish to install,Simply run the program again,and Select Show Hidden updates 

Option,select the update that was hidden earlier and Click next.

That's it..

Don't forget to let us know if you face any difficulties...

Note : If You wish to Make Windows 10 to never download drivers through Windows update [Check 


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