How to Disable Update Restart Notifications on Windows 10?

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 taskbar and click on the Start button.

Step 2: Click on Update & Security.

Step 3: Next, click on Windows Update.

Step 4: As the Windows Update window opens, look for the Advanced options.

Step 5: Under the Update Notifications option, turn the toggle switch OFF.

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 taskbar and click on the Start button. Now, type gpedit.mscin there.

Step 2: Go to gpedit.msc (Microsoft Common Console Document) in the search results. It will open the Local Group Policy Editor.

Step 3: Type the following and press Enter:-

Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components

Step 4: Look for the Windows Updateoption on the right-side pane and double-click.

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 Apply and then OK.

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 Not Configured option in step 6.

That is it.

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