If you are using Windows 10 Pro or Enterprise, you may have already disabled the automatic reboot function after updates are installed but for Home users after the Anniversary update, that has not been possible. It turns out there are a lot of users quite upset with unplanned reboots, especially those who leave their computers running overnight or while they are away. Microsoft have accepted this feedback and will return the ability to delay reboots to owners of the Home Edition in their next update. In the meantime, The Register describes a way in which you can regain a little more control over automatic reboots with your current build.
"Since the Windows 10 Anniversary Update in 2016, there is no way to prevent Windows 10 [Home] from automatically installing updates and rebooting your PC," fumed one vulture fan, John, who added that a group policy can be set on W10 Pro and Enterprise editions to prevent automated restarts."
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