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How To Stop Windows 11 Update Notifications

Are you tired of the constant Windows 11 update notifications? In this guide, we will show you how to stop them and regain control over your system updates.

Factual data: To stop Windows 11 update notifications, there are several methods you can try.

Method 1: Using Services.msc

– Press Win + R and type “services.msc” to open the Services window.

– Scroll down to “Windows Update” and double-click on it.

– Change the “Startup type” to “Disabled” and click on “Stop” to stop Windows 11 updates.

Method 2: Using Group Policy Editor

– Press Win + R and type “gpedit.msc” to open the Group Policy Editor.

– Navigate to “Local Computer Policy > Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Update > Manage end user experience”.

– Double-click on “Display options for update notifications” and select “Disabled”.

Method 3: Using Registry Editor

– Press Win + R and type “regedit” to open the Registry Editor.

– Navigate to “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows”.

– Create a new key called “WindowsUpdate” and then create a new key called “AU” under it.

– Create a new DWORD (32-bit) Value called “NoAutoUpdate” and set its value to 1.

Method 4: Using EaseUS CleanGenius (third-party tool)

– Download and install EaseUS CleanGenius.

– Launch the tool and go to the “Optimization” section.

– Disable Windows Update by clicking on the switch.

Remember that these methods will only stop the notifications and not prevent Windows from downloading or installing updates altogether.

Can Disabling the News Feed in Windows 11 Also Stop Update Notifications?

Yes, disabling the news feed in Windows 11 will not stop update notifications. Even if you disable news feed windows 11, update notifications will still come through. To stop receiving update notifications, you will have to adjust the settings separately.

Methods to Stop Windows 11 Update Notifications

Here are the four methods you can follow to stop Windows 11 update notifications and reclaim control of your system updates.

Method 1: Using Services.msc

To begin, press Win + R and type “services.msc” to open the Services window. Locate “Windows Update” and double-click on it. In the window that appears, change the “Startup type” to “Disabled” and click on “Stop” to halt Windows 11 updates.

Method 2: Using Group Policy Editor

If you prefer using the Group Policy Editor, press Win + R and type “gpedit.msc” to open it. Navigate to “Local Computer Policy > Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Update > Manage end user experience”. Double-click on “Display options for update notifications” and select “Disabled”.

Method 3: Using Registry Editor

For those comfortable with Registry Editor, press Win + R and type “regedit” to open it. Navigate to “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows”. Create a new key called “WindowsUpdate” and then create a subkey called “AU” under it. Next, create a DWORD (32-bit) Value called “NoAutoUpdate” and set its value to 1.

Method 4: Using EaseUS CleanGenius (third-party tool)

If you prefer using a third-party tool, download and install EaseUS CleanGenius. After launching the tool, go to the “Optimization” section. Here, you can disable Windows Update by clicking on the provided switch.

It is important to note that these methods will only stop the notifications, allowing you to regain control over your system updates. However, they will not prevent Windows from downloading or installing updates entirely. Use these methods at your discretion to tailor your Windows 11 experience.