Early versions of the Creators Update included an easy graphical option to change this setting on Windows 10 Professional, but Microsoft decided to remove it.Note that your hardware drivers may still be updated by Windows Update in some situations.You can also do it this way if you have Windows Pro or Enterprise, but just feel more comfortable working in the Registry as opposed to Group Policy Editor.(If you have Pro or Enterprise, though, we recommend using the Group Policy Editor, as described later in this article.) This should prevent Windows 10 Home from installing driver updates, but Microsoft could change this behavior at any time and ignore this setting on Windows 10 Home.You can control whether the Trust Bar alerts you, and whether to update all links when the alert does not appear.You can also update only some of the links, if the workbook contains more than one link.If you enjoy fiddling with the registry, you can make your own registry hacks.
On Windows 10 Home, you can only change this option via the Registry.The other disables this option, restoring the default behavior. Double-click the one you want to use, agree to add its data to your Registry, and then restart your PC.Disable Automatic Driver Updates Hacks RELATED: These hacks just change the setting we covered above.Windows 10 automatically installs updates, including new versions of hardware drivers.But you can block Windows Update from installing driver updates, if you like.