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Windows 7: Can I install Windows Updates Automatically, but not restart auto?

05 Apr 2011   #1
IMAyNeed

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 
SOLVED: Can I install Windows Updates Automatically, but not restart?

Can I install Windows Updates Automatically, but not restart automatically?
Or disable restarting after installing updates?
I am leaving my computer to run programs while I am away, and it is a b*tch to see coming home and see Windows restarted.
I chose the option to download, but ask me to install. That is my solution, but I was wondering if there was any way to disable automatic restarting.
(I know, just install when you want is a great option, I was just wondering, that is it.)

P.S.: Do we have a delete post option in the forum. At least in the next 15 minutes or an hour, or posts without a reply?


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05 Apr 2011   #2
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 
 

If you've set Updates to ask you to install, you are installing them yourself not automatically so install them when you can handle the restart but not when you are doing something else.
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05 Apr 2011   #3
IMAyNeed

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Yes, you are right. As I said, I was just wondering...
Thanks.
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05 Apr 2011   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10122
 
 

Hello IMAyNeed,

This will help show you how to disable the automatic restart for Windows Update.

Windows Update - Enable or Disable Automatic Restart
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05 Apr 2011   #5
IMAyNeed

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello IMAyNeed,

This will help show you how to disable the automatic restart for Windows Update.

Windows Update - Enable or Disable Automatic Restart
Thank you so much.
I should have checked the tutorials more carefully.
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05 Apr 2011   #6
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10122
 
 

You're most welcome. Glad we could help.
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