RE : Win Update - registry editing


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In my Win 8.1.1 Pro, I set Windows Update in Manual.
Looking at the registry, the Auto update value is 3. ( see screenshot 1)

If I go to registry in Windows 10 TP, and change the value to 3 instead of 4, that should set my windows update to Manual. Yes ?
IF yes, do I need to change the CachedAUOption value to 3 also ?
( see screenshot 2 )

Screenshot 1...............
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Screenshot 2....................
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Yes. I just did it and I am back to Manual Update now........ I hope.
 
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I don't honestly think it is an omission or a bug. MS probably wanted to control the updates at this stage, as it is only a preview. I changed it because it annoyed me that something could be updated which would change, or destroy, my setup.
 
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Everything still running normally Dave? My Windows Update has gone back to showing never checked and never installed updates until I run a manual check. I'd like to have a bit more control over any updates showing up, but, Defender updates are showing up with the option to install and there was a Technical Preview update (KB3001512) that showed up with the option to install so it wasn't automatic. The auto update option is still grayed out so I can't change it but it appears some updates are not installing automatically.
 
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Everything still running normally Dave? My Windows Update has gone back to showing never checked and never installed updates until I run a manual check. I'd like to have a bit more control over any updates showing up, but, Defender updates are showing up with the option to install and there was a Technical Preview update (KB3001512) that showed up with the option to install so it wasn't automatic. The auto update option is still grayed out so I can't change it but it appears some updates are not installing automatically.

I can't show you with a screenshot because mine is set at Manual.

Go to your Windows Update > click Change Settings > there should be a line telling you WHEN it will check for updates and then install. I think it is 2 am.

Meaning..... it installs updates only at the specifically set time.
 
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Mine was also showing 2AM. I changed it to 9AM. I'll try to remember to manually check earlier and then wait till 0900 to see if any updates will auto install.
 
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Interesting read on the update program. Kind of odd at the moment though that today, for example update history shows a definition update for Defender installed but it also says updates checked never and updates installed never.
 

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