Windows 10 tends to automatically download updates and apply them on its own, especially when the computer has been put to sleep. Thus the computer restarts itself, which can be annoying in terms of security. It is therefore important to modify the operating system parameters in order to deactivate this automaticity.
1. Right click on the Windows logo at the bottom left of the screen, click on "search", type "panel", then select "Control Panel".
2. At the top right of the window, it says "Listed by Category", select "Large Icons", then click "Administrative Tools".
3. Double click on "Services" in the right panel. Then scroll down the services until you reach the following line: "Windows Update" at the bottom of the right panel. Double click on it, you can click on "Stop" at the bottom of the window at the level of "service status", this will stop the automatic update for the current session.
4. In this same window, you then have the choice between "Manual" and "Disabled" for the "Startup type". If you select "Manual" then Windows will alert you when updates are available. If you choose "Disable", Windows will no longer perform automatic updates and will not offer to apply the latest updates.
It's up to you to see what works best for you. In the end, you will no longer have an accidental startup of the computer.
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