How to enable and disable Windows update by Group Policy?


If, Computers in a network & managing by Active Directory, then The Administrator can use group policy to force computers to update windows automatically.

let’s start first by Active directory with GPO, how to do it:-

Windows Update can be enable & disable in Group Policy in Local Computer.

Step 1. Go to Group Policy Management Console

Step 2. Create a GPO

Step 3. Edit Group Policy Object & Click on Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Update > Configure Automatic Updates.

Step 4. When the pop-up will open, then can be select Enable & Disable the automatic windows update, Then Apply & OK.

Step 5. Go to client PC & Open Command Prompt as Administrator, then type the command -> gpupdate /force


Restart the Windows

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