Alongside snooze, you can also pick a time to schedule a restart for a more convenient time.
Microsoft has been testing these changes with Windows Insiders, and says the feedback has been positive.
Enables the detection, download, and installation of updates for Windows and other programs.If this service is disabled, users of this computer will not be able to use Windows Update or its automatic updating feature, and programs will not be able to use the Windows Update Agent (WUA) API.Completely Disabling Windows Update (Services.msc)Opting for Manual Updates by Metering Your Connection Disabling Automatic Windows Store App Updates Disabling Automatic Driver Updates Community Q&A A secure operating system is one that is always kept up to date. Updates provide bug and security fixes as well as bringing new features.Update, May 15: With the Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft has largely addressed the forced updates that often resulted in lost work.Microsoft routinely releases security updates on the second Tuesday of each month (Patch Tuesday), but can provide them whenever a new update is urgently required to prevent a newly discovered or prevalent exploit targeting Windows users.
System administrators can configure Windows Update to install critical updates automatically so long as the computer has an Internet mobile connection, without the user needing to install them manually, or even be aware that an update is required.
As a general rule, an up-to-date operating system is a secure operating system, and some people are terrible at updating their operating systems.
That's probably why Microsoft has -- controversially -- decided to make Windows 10 an automatically-updating OS.
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.
Windows 10 automatically checks for, downloads and installs new updates to your PC -- whether you like it or not.