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Windows 7: How to stop Windows update from downloading updates when I update MSE

21 Jul 2012   #1
netadict

Windows 7 Professional 32 bit
 
 
How to stop Windows update from downloading updates when I update MSE

I'm currently on holiday and am connected through an expensive 3G modem plan. Whenever I try to connect, Windows update starts to download files. Every now and then I need to update MSE virus defs but Windows update downloads files GRR! What do I do about this pest? I just disabled the windows update service which obviously prevented me from downloading MSE defs


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21 Jul 2012   #2
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64 +Linux_VMs +Chromium_VM
 
 

Have you tried setting Windows Update to not Download updates?
You could also set it to not check for updates while you are on holiday.
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For MSE definitions, open MSE and update from there.


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