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Windows 7: How to stop definition update via Windows Update?

03 Mar 2013   #1

Windows 7 VL (64-bit)
How to stop definition update via Windows Update?

Hi all,

I wanna ask how to stop virus definition of Microsoft Security Essentials update via Windows Update. It's not about bandwidth-saving. I just want to do this via software itself either automatically or manually. How?

Thanks in advance.

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03 Mar 2013   #2

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

It's not easily doable - MSE actually does the downloads and installs itself, and the WU entries are a secondary tool.
You'd need to change entries within the Scheduled Tasks, I think.
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