Disable automatic updating windows 7
To be clear, they aren’t automatically installing Windows 10, but they are downloading the entire installer, which is at least 3 GB, which takes up a lot of drive space, and also wastes your network bandwidth.
For people who don’t have unlimited bandwidth, this can seriously cost you a lot of money.
And now they are automatically downloading all of Windows 10 to your Windows 7 or 8 PC, whether you asked for it or not.
Optional updates are not downloaded or installed automatically. Important Updates can be configured in four ways: If you choose Install updates automatically , there are additional options to schedule the update at a convenient time.
or if Never check for updates is selected: In order to have the same behavor for Recommended updates also tick the Receive recommended updates the same way you receive important updates check box.
Windows Updates helps to keep your Windows 7 computer up to date with all the security fixes and improvements. Click the System and Security link from the Control Panel window. The System and Security section of Control Panel opens up. As you can see in the above screenshot there is direct links to the important Windows Update option here it self in slightly small fonts, such as Turn automatic updating on or off, Check for updates, View install updates .
It is highly recommended to Turn this On in automatic mode for a smooth Windows use. You may choose the required option directly from here.