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Disable automatically restart if update has been installed

This setting lets you disable the auto restart option if Windows update has been installed in the system.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
Windows update settings enable automatically downloading and installation. As soon as an update is available, it asks the user for updating. The user, at that moment, may be an administrator or simply a user. If it is normal user, then Windows asks to save during the next five minutes and the system will re-start automatically. If the user is an administrator then he/she may straight away say no to re-start the system.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. If the subkey “\WindowsUpdate\AU” is not present, create it as explained below. Then, create a DWORD value name “NoAutoRebootWithLoggedOnUsers”, if this value does not exist. Now, right-click and modify the value data box to give “1” to enable the setting. Click “OK” and close the registry editor.
Restart the system.

Note:
If setting is done at “1”, then the user will be notified to re-start the system. Please take note that automatic Updates will not be able to detect future updates until the restart occurs.
If the setting is done at “0”, then the user will be notified that the system will automatically re-start in 5 minutes to complete the job.

Disable automatically restart if update has been installed .reg

The ".reg" file can disable the "Auto Restart" option.

Enable automatically restart if update has been installed (Default).reg

The ".reg" file can enable the "Auto Restart" option.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

The "Auto Restart" option can be disabled when Windows update is installed in the system.

The "Auto Restart" option can be enabled when the Windows update has been installed in the system.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Second, go to the [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\] key, right-click and click on the "New > Key" to create a new key with the name "WindowsUpdate".

Third, right-click on the 'WindowsUpdate' key and click on "New > Key" to create a new key with the name "AU".

Fourth, right-click on the blank area in the right pane and click on "New > DWORD Value" to create a new DWORD value with the name "NoAutoRebootWithLoggedOnUsers".

Fifth, right-click on the 'NoAutoRebootWithLoggedOnUsers' DWORD value and click on "Modify".

Finally, enter the value "1" in the text box and click on 'OK'.

Disable access to the Windows update feature

Category : System > Product Update

This setting enables you to disable the Windows update feature so that no body else can access it.

Set Windows Automatic Updates.

Category : System > Product Update

This tweak lets you configure Automatic Updates to Windows system even when the Automatic Updates is disabled.

 
 
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