Windows Updater

Microsoft Windows is the most popular operation system nowadays. It can't be imagined without the Windows Update service that keeps your computer up to date and delivers the latest patches and fixes. But sometimes it is important to save the system in the exact same condition for a period of time or just don't update to save network traffic for a couple of days.

Known Update Targets

Official Ways for Disabling

Microsoft provides official ways to automatically disable Windows Update, see [1]. Besides, every version of Windows allows configuring Windows Update manually via GUI.

Support by Update Freezer

Update Freezer does the same thing as official Microsoft Fix it program (see [1]) - configures updates using registry:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update\AUOptions.

Drawbacks of Update Freeze

Windows update is a crucial part of Microsoft Windows stability and security. It is strongly recommended to update your Windows copy at least once a week to keep your computer safe.


  1. Configuring Windows Update