As users of Windows 10 know, in order to enable users to automatically upgrade system patches, Microsoft forces automatic updates in the new system (Figure 1). If you want to turn off automatic updates, previous articles have introduced disabling Windows Update service and disabling update method through Group Policy, these methods are tedious to operate, now with DISM++ we can block Windows 10 automatic updates with one click.
Figure 1 Windows 10 can not turn off automatic updates
First, go to https://www.chuyu.me/zh-Hans/index.html下载软件, launch the software and switch to “System Optimization”, then check “Turn Windows Update off” in the right pane. “, set it to “Never check (not recommended)”, so that you can turn off automatic updates (Figure 2).
Figure 2 Turn off automatic updates
After restarting the system and turning off automatic updates takes effect, open Windows Update again, and a prominent red message will appear: Certain settings are managed by your organization. This indicates that automatic updates have been turned off (Figure 3).
Figure 3 Reboot settings take effect
However, system patches are still very important, and after turning off automatic updates by the above method, we can still manually update the system at any time with DISM++. After starting the software, switch to “Update Management”, click “Scan”, then DISM++ can scan the system for missing patches, select the update files you need to install as prompted, and click “Install”. Click “Install” to complete the installation of the latest patches on your machine (Figure 4).
Figure 4 Manual patch installation
Of course with DISM++ we can also manually set security settings for many system components that cannot be turned off by default. For example, for low configuration computers, Windows Defender comes with the system and takes up resources (but the default user cannot turn it off). If you are in a safe environment (e.g. just editing documents or doing local image processing) and need to save system resources, switch to “Security Related Settings” in “System Optimization” as above and set “Disable Windows Defender” can be set to on (Figure 5).
Figure 5 Shutting down Windows Defender
After reboot, Windows Defender service will be stopped automatically, if you need to restart it, just go to Windows Defender Security Center and click Restart Now or go to Dism++ again to restore the open settings (Figure 6).
Figure 6 Restarting the service