How to Pause or Stop Windows 11 Updates

Windows 11 automatically checks for updates and, if available, starts downloading and installing them on a PC or laptop. For many users, it is now easier to postpone the download of updates for a while so that they do not interfere with the work, gameplay or downloading other files from the Internet.

Stop Windows 11 Updates

Steps to Pause or Stop Updates in Windows 11

  • Press Win + i to open options.
  • Select Windows Update .
  • On the right, click on “Pause for 1 week “.

If after a couple of days you have the opportunity to update, so as not to wait for the end of the week, then click on “Resume Updates”.

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