Windows 10 Creators Update will allow users to hit pause on updates

Microsoft released Windows 10 build 15002 to Insiders on the Fast ring a few days back, the first in just over a month. The new build is packed with a plethora of new features and improvements across the operating system. There is, however, one feature which may prove to be extremely popular among many users.

Tucked within the settings app is a new feature which allows users to defer incoming Windows updates, including driver updates, for up to 35 days, effectively fixing longstanding complaints about how the operating system forces updates on users.

This may prove extremely important for those who may be streaming live, perhaps gamers who rely on a constant internet connection and can't afford to be interrupted by the pesky Windows update schedule. Although, one can assume many users, especially businesses, will also appreciate the change.

Currently all users running Windows 10 Insider Preview build 15002 can hit that pause button, however, there is a caveat. The option to pause updates will only be available to users running Windows 10 Professional, Education, and Enterprise editions when the Creators Update rolls out publicly.

If you are currently running Windows 10 Insider Preview build 15002 and would like to pause updates you can do so by heading over to Settings > Update & Security > Advanced options > Pause Updates.

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