Skip to main content

Prevent Windows from installing updates at shutdown in Windows 10 creators update [Exclusive]

Who loves updates ? that installs automatically particularly during shutdown or when our PC's is

running low on battery, or when we no longer need it?

In Windows, there is an option that allows us to install update before shutting down our PC.

Probably you may had seen this option, " Update and Shutdown" in the start menu or while pressing

Alt and F4 keys to shutdown or restart or to put your pc to sleep.

When you choose this option, then your PC will automatically begins to sign you out,

and will continue its job of installing updates.

Here, is an method that will prevent your windows 10 PC to install updates before shutting down.

I had found this tweak in the Windows 10 Creators update build, and i think it will work on previous

builds too.

So, how to do it ?

It is an registry tweak, so consider backing up your registry, if you are new to registry area.

And follow the steps below.

Prevent Update and Shutdown from appearing in start menu 

of Windows 10 - How to

1) Press Windows (logo) and R Keys, Simultaneously, it will display RUN Command.

2) Type regedit and Hit enter.

3) Navigate to the following location(key)


4) Expand WindowsUpdate setting and then also expand AutoUpdate.

5) When you expanded you can see Power folder(key) appearing on the list.

6) Select it.

7) Now, on your right pane, you can see various Dwords and Strings like (Default), ContinueInstallAtShutdown-Final, Firmware-Final,etc..

8) Double click or single click the ContinueIstallAtShutdown Dword.

9) Now you can see some value on the value data field like 'a'.

Simply, delete the value and type 0 in that value data box and Hit Enter.

Prevent Windows from installing updates at shutdown in Windows 10 creators update [Exclusive]

That's it...

It will prevent your system from installing Windows updates during shutdown✌✌.

Tested working on Windows 10 Creators update build.


Related posts..

Prevent Windows from installing updates at shutdown in Windows 10 creators update

[Beware] Removing packages in Windows 10 Creators update will make your System broken ! 


Popular posts from this blog

How to connect Bluetooth in Kali Linux 2019.2 (or) How to enable Bluetooth in Kali Linux Latest version

How to connect Bluetooth in Kali Linux 2019.2 or how to enable or problem fix bluetooth on latest version of Kali Linux this would be the great problem experienced by beginners of Linux, particularly if you are Kali Linux user. The Reason is,  When you opened the bluetooth using the normal GUI, it will display "Bluetooth Turned Off, Turn on to Connect devices and receive file transfers", even when you slided the option to right side on the top right corner (which normally indicates the option is turned on). So, what you need to do ? You don't need to perform any vast operations, all you need to do is to just start bluetooth service in your Kali Linux OS. OK, but how to do it? Just follow the below steps. How to turn on Bluetooth in Kali Linux latest version. 1) Open terminal 2) Type the following command and Hit Enter sudo systemctl start bluetooth.service or you can even use this simple command   service bluetooth restart 3) Hit enter.

Error Writing the values New contents in Registry - How to Fix on Windows [Tutorial]

When we create or alter registry keys we will be sometimes faced with an error "Cannot edit (the name of the registry key) : Error Writing the value's new contents. Though this issue can be rectified sometimes with running Registry editor as Administrator,it won't work every time,as Windows Will automatically restrict us when it knows we are changing its key components. We can still gain the permissions by using the following method.. Just follow the steps.. 1) Press Windows + R Keys 2) Type Regedit 3) Hit Enter. [To Assist you better i had created the above video tutorial,check it if you need help,Thanks..] Backup Your registry first,refer below link for doing how to... (Now,go to the registry key you wish to change) 4) Right click on the Key(folder) which are available on the left pane. for example: Microsoft 5) When you right clicked,i

How to activate and deactivate slide to shutdown feature in Windows 10

We Can Shut down our Windows 10 PC in many Ways,like using alt+f4,start,run,etc here is  an another way to shut down our Windows 10 PC especially useful in touch enabled  PC's.All we need to  perform is  a simple slide. How to do it ??  Enabling Slide to Shutdown is an easy process,just follow the Upcoming steps. Step 1 : login to Your Windows 10 PC. Step 2 : Press Windows logo + R Key. Step 3 : It Will Pop up run command,on that type Slidetoshutdown Step 4 : Hit enter That's it,now pull down the screen to perform Shudown. How to disable it ?? By default,When you restart your PC,slide to shutdown option is turned off,if your PC still  displays the message,you can disable it... For that do as follows. Open control panel. [ See :   How to Open Control Panel Easily ] Click Troubleshooting. Click on the image to view full size Select improve power usage. Select next on the window that follows. Close and restart you