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How to Avoid the Windows 10 Update Assistant

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The Windows 10 update assistant is a new feature that aims to make it easier for users to keep their devices up-to-date with the latest security and feature updates. However, some users are finding it extremely annoying and intrusive as it constantly pops up on their screen.

Most users might not even know how to turn off the Windows 10 update assistant or how to avoid the Windows 10 update assistant in case they don’t intend to install this new feature.

Here are some quick tips on how you can disable the Windows 10 update assistant so that you won’t be bothered by its pesky notifications anymore.

Turn off the Windows 10 update assistant

The first step to disabling the Windows 10 update assistant is to turn off automatic updates.

Head over to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update and use this menu to change the setting for “Updates from more than one place” from “Check for updates but let me choose whether to download or install them” to “Check for updates but let me choose whether or not I want to download or install them”.

Block the Windows 10 update assistant

on your computer The Windows 10 update assistant will not be able to communicate with your device if you block it in the following ways: * You can go to your network settings and disconnect from the internet. This will keep the Windows 10 update assistant from updating or downloading files because it won’t have access to a connection.

However, this is only recommended for those who are constantly connected as it will disrupt any work or other activities you need internet access for. * Switching on Airplane Mode on your phone or tablet will also prevent the Windows 10 update assistant from getting through to your device.

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But again, this will disable all wireless connectivity on your devices which can make certain tasks impossible. * To avoid the Windows 10 update assistant on an Android device, you can turn off notifications for “Updates Available” by going into Settings>Notifications>Updates available and turning off “Show notifications” and “Periodically remind me later”.

For iPhone users, they can go into Settings>General>Software Update to turn off automatic updates and then change their settings so that they would be notified when an iOS software update is available but not downloaded automatically.

How to find and delete the Windows 10 update assistant program folder

The Windows 10 update assistant is a program that will be installed on your computer when you click “update now” on the Microsoft website.

To access the Windows 10 update assistant, please search for it in your computer’s search bar. Once found, you can delete the program by either clicking “delete,” or dragging it to the trash can.

Disable Windows Update

Assistant The Windows 10 update assistant is a new feature that aims to make it easier for users to keep their devices up-to-date with the latest security and feature updates. However, some users are finding it extremely annoying and intrusive as it constantly pops up on their screen.

Most users might not even know how to turn off the Windows 10 update assistant or how to avoid the Windows 10 update assistant in case they don’t intend to install this new feature. Here are some quick tips on how you can disable the Windows 10 update assistant so that you won’t be bothered by its pesky notifications anymore.

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Conclusion

Windows 10 is here. And if you’ve been avoiding the Windows 10 update assistant, or have been unsuccessful in blocking it, it’s time to take action. The update assistant is the best way to update to Windows 10. But it can be a real headache.

The best thing you can do is to turn off the Windows 10 update assistant and block it from starting up again. And if you just can’t get it to stop popping up, delete the program folder and disable Windows Update to prevent future updates.

A few more tips: -Use a third-party computer security program, such as Malwarebytes, to scan your computer for viruses and malware -Restart your computer -Disable your antivirus software -Delete any temporary internet files that may be causing the issue -Run a system restore.

So what’s next? Now that you know how to avoid the Windows 10 update assistant, you can get back to work!

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