Security and other features continue to be improved by Microsoft at regular intervals. You should, therefore, keep your Windows updated. It is helpful that Windows automatically installs these updates, so you don’t have to do so manually. A pop-up window appears every time Windows updates, asking you to restart the system to implement the updates. In addition to the pop-up window, it also offers you the option of snoozing the reboot. It is up to you to choose the option that works best for you.
Although reminders are pretty important, these can sometimes be annoying and interrupt your task. If this is the case with you and you want to stop these notifications from showing up on your screen, this risewindows article will be helpful for you.
How to disable Windows Update restart notifications using the Settings app?
Step 1: Go to the
Step 2: Click on
Step 3: Next, click on
Step 4: As the Windows Update window opens, look for the
Step 5: Under the
After you complete all the above steps, you will stop seeing the popup window asking you to restart your computer after updating it.
How to disable Windows Update restart notifications using Group Policy?
You must go to the Local Group Policy Editor to stop these notifications if you’re working on Windows 10 Pro (Enterprise or Education). Also, if you have Windows 10 Home Edition installed, first enable Group Local Policy Editor (gpedit.msc). After that, follow these steps:-
Step 1: Go to the
Step 2: Go to
Step 3: Type the following and press
Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components
Step 4: Look for the
Step 5: Scroll down, find the “Turn off auto-restart notifications for update installations” policy at the bottom of the right-side pane, and double-click on it.
Step 6: Go to the “Turn off auto-restart notifications for update installations” window, and click on the Enabled option. Click on
Step 7: Finally, apply the changes by restarting your system.
Henceforth, Windows will not pop the window asking to reboot your computer every time you update it.
On a side note, if you want your computer to show the notifications related to updating the installation, select the
That is it.
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