Windows Update’s automatic reboot can be one of the most annoying “features” in Microsoft operating systems. For avoiding this one you need to do the below settings in local policy of the PC


Click Start

  • Select Control Panel
  • Type Group Policy into the search box
  • Click Edit Group Policy, the only result that appears


Once inside the Group Policy Editor:

  • Expand Local Computer Policy
  • Expand Computer Configuration
  • Expand Administrative Templates
  • Expand Windows Components
  • Finally, select Windows Update.

The Group Policy Editor with related Windows Update policies looks like this:

Auto updates


Disable automatic updates and enabled the NO automatic restart