All important updates on Windows 7 are downloaded and installed automatically by default.
It is this mode recommended by the developers of the operating system.
But this mode can be easily changed and disable automatic updating.
Why update Windows 7?
Update the operating system at first glanceSeems unimportant. Due to inexperience, many Windows users say that such updates are not needed, and the computer starts to "slow down" because of them.
Indeed, some downloadable updates have a large size, which leads to incomplete use of RAM while working with the computer. He begins to "hang".
Nevertheless, all these updates almostAre vital for the operation of the operating system. Windows 7 is a product released not so long ago by Microsoft. Therefore, to this day, improvements are being made to this system, the search for its vulnerabilities.
Updating Windows 7, you protect your informationAnd optimize the efficiency of your computer. Disabling the same automatic updates is justified only in one case - your computer does not have enough power to combine unauthorized downloads and your work.
Where is the disconnect button?
Go to the Start menu. At the very bottom of the list, Windows 7 has a search string. Enter the keyword "update" in this line. Wait for the system to complete the search.
In the list with the search results, you must find and select the item "Enable or disable automatic updating". A window with settings appears on the screen.
In the "Important Updates" section, you can choose one of four options. If you are not satisfied with the configuration recommended by the developers, you can compromise with the operating system.
As a compromise, twoSafe options. Windows 7 checks and downloads updates - you agree to install them at a time convenient for you. This option is suitable for those who have a powerful Internet, but do not have enough RAM for full-time work.
If you constantly require free access to the network without "hangs", choose the option in which Windows 7 independently finds updates, and you decide when to download and install them.
By selecting one of these options, you have the option to set the exact time when the system will check for updates. Also slightly below are other settings that adjust the installation.
To disable updates on Windows 7 at all, select the "Do not check for updates" item here. In the end, do not forget to click the "OK" button to save the changes.