How to disable automatic driver update in Windows 10

Windows 10

Keeping drivers updated at all times is essential. Because thanks to these updates, bugs are corrected and the functioning of the devices is improved. Windows 10 introduced a concept that sought to simplify the project, and that was to update automatically using Windows Update. A good idea, the execution of which has been terrible and has generated many problems

Therefore, many users bet on preventing Windows 10 from updating the drivers automatically, and thus forget about the problems. Betting in this way to do it manually. To do this, we must first disable the automatic updates of the drivers on the computer.

This is a relatively straightforward process, so there is not much to worry about. In this case, The first thing we have to do is go to the Windows 10 control panel. We can simply type control panel in the search bar to access.

Control panel drivers

Once inside, we have to go to Hardware and Sound section and there we have to search and enter devices and printers. There we find a series of devices, and we must locate our own equipment. Most likely it will have the shape of a computer tower in the case of a desktop, if you have a laptop it will be a laptop. Once we have located it, we click with the right mouse button and select "Device installation settings".

Disable driver updates

Pressing this option opens a window in which we are asked if we do not want to select the option not to automatically download the drivers for Windows 10 peripherals. So we simply have to mark no and we accept.

Thus, the drivers will not be updated automatically on our Windows 10 computer. Although it is important that we keep them updated. So we will have to do it ourselves manually in this case. But it is very important to do so, as they guarantee the proper functioning of the peripherals.


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