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How to Start/Stop Windows Update

Service name: wuauserv

Display name: Windows Update


Description:

Enables the detection, download and installation of updates for Windows and other programs. If this service is disabled, users of this
computer will not be able to use Windows Update or its automatic updating feature, and programs will not be able to use the Windows
Update Agent (WUA) API.

Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs -p

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Services.msc:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Windows Update service from Services.msc

Perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Type here to search

Locate Windows Update service observe his current status and open to make changes

From General tab you can Start/Stop and change the Startup type of Windows Update service

To finish press ok button and close Services window

Type services.msc and press Enter