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Windows 7: How do I prevent Windows from updating itself when I update MSE

11 Jul 2012   #1

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit
How do I prevent Windows from updating itself when I update MSE

whenever I update Microsoft security essentials, windows update downloads updates which i want to control how?

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11 Jul 2012   #2

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Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10

Just switch Windows Updates to 'check and download but do not install' mode - MSE downloads and installs its updates outside the WU area, even if they do appear in the WU listings.

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