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Windows 7: Windows Update 10-minute reminder. How to change through *registry*?


09 Oct 2013   #1
Eiac

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Windows Update 10-minute reminder. How to change through *registry*?

I am looking for a way to change the 10-minute reboot nagging, through the registry specifically and not through gpedit.

I have already set NoAutoRebootWithLoggedOnUsers=1 in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update

I no longer get forced reboots, but I still receive the 10-minute nag popup, reminding me to reboot.

Now, I am aware I can change this with gpedit.msc, however I wish to make a .reg file to automatically run through the somewhat large list of registry changes I find myself having to make with every new Windows install. I am also aware that the reminder cannot usually be entirely removed, only set to 9999 minutes. This is fine.


Please, post no copy+pasted responses of how to do this through the gpedit GUI as this is not what I am looking for.



I have trawled google and only found results on how to set the option through gpedit. Any registry related google results refer to the change I have already made, which disables the forced reboots but not the nagging reminder.

If there's a way to change this with gpedit using the command line and not the GUI, I'll take that as a backup.

Registry is preferred.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Oct 2013   #2
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Lighten up! Big bold letters won't help you get a response from the volunteers here.

There are a couple of resources that you should learn how to use:
Process Monitor and a Group Policy Search website.

Run Process Monitor while you make the changes thru gpedit. You can see the registry changes being made. Then search the website linked to above for one of the registry Values that was created or changed when you hit "Apply" within gpedit.

This might be the info that you are looking for (http://gpsearch.azurewebsites.net/#2800) but I'm not positive because I'm not in a place where I can research this further for you.


Delaying the reboot after Windows Update is asking for trouble... but I have to do that on a few computers where reboots can only take place at certain times.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Oct 2013   #3
Eiac

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Exactly the key I was after. Cheers.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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