Shutting computer down while updating
Today in this tutorial, we are going to tell you a Registry trick to disable this feature and set Windows to not replace your existing power button with its own install updates button in Start Menu. Type regedit in RUN or Start Menu search box and press Enter. Sometimes Windows automatically restarts your computer to install scheduled updates.You can disable this automatic restart feature by creating a new DWORD No Auto Reboot With Logged On Users and set its value to 1 NOTE: If you don't want to edit the Registry yourself and want a ready-made Registry script to do the task automatically, download following ZIP file, extract it and run the Disable. it'll ask for confirmation, accept it: Share this article: Facebook | Twitter | Linked In | Reddit Posted in: Troubleshooting, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP About the author: Vishal Gupta (also known as VG) has been awarded with Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) award.First, here are some direct answers to shut down your computer without necessarily installing the update. Skip the shutdown and update option, shut down the Windows 10 computer using cmd. Log out the current user account and shut down using cmd. In the Command Prompt, which you press "Windows X" and select the option "Command Prompt (Admin)", type shutdown /s to power off your computer. Worry about clicking the Update and Shutdown option by mistake in the future, or never want to install the pushed updates?Use Ease US free backup software to backup and restore Windows 10 to its previous version.I'm sorry if this sounds a bit more like a rant than a question, but I'm genuinely curious about the reasons behind this behavior. Does Microsoft simply think that this is the best way to go about updates?Is my preferred use case so unexpected / out of norm? When windows updates, it first downloading files from whatever storage of MS there is. Then it start to look thought packages your system already has and downloaded. After this there is a dependency mechanism on what package need what actions to be performed: for example you have packages downloaded: pack1 pack2 pack3 pack4 and already present packages: pk0pk1 pk2pk3...There was an instance when I left Windows for an update. I turned on windows to start the presentation in front of a huge audience and guess what?
I often need to shut down my laptop and leave quickly (lots of commuting for work). This is a fragment taken from the Reddit forum, under the comments, we surprisingly find that lots and lots of people are dissatisfied with the compulsory Windows 10 update rule by Microsoft.Almost all Windows users use "Windows Updates" to download and install automatic updates for Windows released by Microsoft.These updates fix security issues and improve stability and performance of your computer so its always advised to install all Windows updates regularly.So why is that not the case with "Update and shut down"?
I clicked update and shut down last night, expecting Windows to be done with whatever it needs to do, and turned on the machine this morning to be greeted with an hour-long update process I did not expect.You can set Windows to automatically install updates or ask you each time whenever a new update is available for download using its Settings.