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Windows 7: Shut Down Without Installing Updates

20 May 2016   #1
recycler

Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit SP1
 
 
Shut Down Without Installing Updates

Hi to the forum

recently I made an inquiry regarding the vast amount of updates i needed after factory restore which was answered for me .my update settings are to check for updates and let me decide.the other night i noticed there were another 14 available.long story......short i googled and discovered Alt +F4 shuts down without updating (i was busy and it was late) but i found on shutting down the updates were installing anyway.does any of you guys know what that's about.

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thanks in advance of any help

recycler




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20 May 2016   #2
derekimo

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Regarding the title of your thread,

If you want to disable the install updates when you shut down, there's a handy reg file in option one, number two here,

Shut Down Windows - Enable or Disable "Install Updates and Shut Down"
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20 May 2016   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Good find on that tutorial derekimo.
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20 May 2016   #4
derekimo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
Good find on that tutorial derekimo.
Thanks, another Brink gem, very handy too.
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21 May 2016   #5
recycler

Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit SP1
 
 

Hi guys
thank you to all of you who replied to my post.can i just say Laybackbear thank you for your advice but originally when i had auto updating enabled there was no way i could turn off my computer while updates were installing because there simply no tools displayed i had to sit there and take it on the chin until finished.i am quite bemused at this behaviour since i changed my settings to check for downloads and let me choose.the fact that it bypassed the Alt +F4 command is curious .derekimo thank you for that little nugget you supplied and pass on my regards to brink for making it happen.thanks a mil guys for your interest in this it is much appreciated.i will let you know how the next batch behave after downloading your file.

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