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Windows 7: How Do I Make Windows Update NOT Install Automatically?

07 May 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
How Do I Make Windows Update NOT Install Automatically?

I tried setting it to download updates but to choose whether to install them or not and I believe they still got installed automatically, because the windows update icon in the notification area disappeared and also in my update history it showed that 2 important updates were installed on that particular day. I now chose the option to let me choose whether to download and install updates and will see what happens with this one? Thanks for any positive feedback!lol

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07 May 2011   #2
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit

If you want to double check your settings here is our tutorial with pictures.
Windows Update Settings - Change

From your description this is the way mine is set.
I manually check for updates once during the day just to be sure.

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 How Do I Make Windows Update NOT Install Automatically?

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