How to Stop Windows 10 from Restarting Your Computer

It is getting harder to stop Windows 10 from ‘auto restarting’ after an update. There used to be some UI settings, but now you have to get a bit more insistent.

Here’s how:

  1. In the Run dialog box (Windows Key + R) type “gpedit.msc” (without quotations), hit Enter
  2. Go to Computer Configuration – Administrative Templates – Windows Components – Windows Update
  3. Double click on “No auto-restart with logged on users for scheduled automatic updates installations”
  4. Enable it and click Apply


How to prevent Windows 10 from restarting the computer after installing updates – Super User

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