Instead, it will show a reminder when it’s going to restart.We recommend turning On the option to see more notifications about restarting.This is the closest that Home users will get to stopping Windows Update, short of using a metered connection or disabling their computer’s internet access.
Click the Restart Now button when you’re ready to apply the updates and expect to wait for half an hour or more before your computer is available again.
Gone are the days when users could block security patches and driver updates.
Microsoft has simplified and automated the Windows Update process at the expense of transparency.
The Active Hours feature lets you define up to 18 hours during which Windows Update won’t run.
On the Windows Update screen, click Change active hours and make your selection.