Since version 4.6 Notepad++ uses Generic Updater (GUP) to update itself and plugins.
Known Update Targets
- Notepad++ Plugins
Official Ways for Disabling
Notepad++ provides an official way to disable updates, see .
Support by Update Freezer
Update Freezer disables Notepad++ updater by renaming GUP directory . Original directory path and renamed path are the following:
Note: Supported since version 1.7.
Drawbacks of Update Freeze
By disabling automated updates you have a risk to stay unprotected from vulnerabilities covered by regular maintenance updates of software.
Disable auto-update in Notepad++
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