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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Funny, I haven’t had to worry
Funny, I haven’t had to worry about this. Maybe because I am not on W10.
A Snooze button is a little
A Snooze button is a little questionable… Especially if it actually puts your computer to sleep!
I assume it just prompts you
I assume it just prompts you again later.
If you game, then you need
If you game, then you need Windows and suffer Microsoft torturing your hardware and destroying your property.
I am free from Microsoft BS. I am not giving this company a single cent. Microsoft software is inferior in quality and full of spyware and adware.
My PC is free from: “Your PC ran into trouble and we are collecting some data and will restart it soon … blah blah.
I have six Linux based desktops based on Arch Linux and everyone of them provide an incredible experience.
Although some smart Windows users are exploring alternative to Windows OS. Google Chrome is the best browser and Windows Media player is gone forever.
Windows 10 updates…
Windows 10 updates… http://imgur.com/a/IXmIu
Overall, I have been having a good time on windows 7.
First they take away control
First they take away control of updates and then when they give a little control back it’s seen as a good thing, i think not.
No, it is a good thing, in
No, it is a good thing, in the category of “I’ll take anything I can get” 🙂
What’s funny is I told it my
What’s funny is I told it my ethernet connection is “metered” and that’s how i stop the updates. I haven’t taken a windows 10 update in like 2 months because I’ve been too lazy to see what else microsoft was going to screw up in the patch. I guess now i finally have a reason to update.