adam.mt added a topic in Microsoft (Windows) Discussion & SupportWindows 10 Forced Driver Updates - not sure it's actually soHi all,
Had been reading all the fuss over Windows 10 (and Home edition in particular) forcing updates to be installed rather than giving the user a choice and have just got round to installing myself.
(i) Microsoft has now released a tool to stop updates; believe it's real purpose is to stop the install of updates that cause problems (believe you have to specifically exclude each update one by one)
(ii) Haven't tried Home edition but the Education edition (aka Enterprise) includes the age old ability to choose the behaviour for driver updates. Don't see why this wouldn't be included in all editions, sure someone can confirm? Basically, System - Advanced system settings - Hardware - Device installation settings
Thus if you like, Windows Update won't force the update of device drivers which is most of the outcry. Other updates, sure there's the chance of them breaking something and that's very real but since they will be tested by insiders first (ie. a large group outside of Microsoft) the possibility of severe issues has to be reduced. Ideally, users (and all users) should have the choice, but I don't think it's so bad as most are making out.
What do others think and where you aware of that setting (ii above)?
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