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(If you have Pro or Enterprise, though, we recommend using the Group Policy Editor, as described later in this article.) This should prevent Windows 10 Home from installing driver updates, but Microsoft could change this behavior at any time and ignore this setting on Windows 10 Home.

Microsoft added this hidden option in the Anniversary Update.

If you find yourself annoyed with update notifications that you can't disable, there's a way to get around that.

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This is a pretty simple hack and as long as you stick to the instructions, you shouldn’t have any problems.

RELATED: If you’re using Windows 10 Professional, Enterprise, or Education, the easiest way to change this setting is by using the Local Group Policy Editor.

It’s a pretty powerful tool, so if you’ve never used it before, it’s worth taking some time to learn what it can do.

Also, if you’re on a company network, do everyone a favor and check with your admin first.

If your work computer is part of a domain, it’s also likely that it’s part of a domain group policy that will supersede the local group policy, anyway.

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