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When I connect to the internet, Windows Update will be start.

I want to disable Windows Update on my machine.

Can I disable it from the registry? Is there other way to disable it?

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migrated from Jan 20 '11 at 8:24

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Go to Control Panel >System And Security >Windows Update
Click on the Change Settings in the Left panel
Select Never check for updates from the dropdown for Important updates
Click on Ok

Follow this link for a screenshots on how to disable windows updates on Windows 7

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Link only answers are not really useful, and expose the site to potential linkrot in the future. Can you transpose the main points to your answer? – DMA57361 Jan 20 '11 at 8:44
That's great, thanks. Have a +1 as well. – DMA57361 Jan 20 '11 at 9:20

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