However, you can still turn off Automatic Updates with Group Policy.
New is a feature that allows you to configure Active hours and Restart options.
After that, close any Group Policy that you may be editing and Group Policy Management Editor, open it again and at this time we should see the new features/components on the list.
If you apply any of the policies to Windows 10 1607, the Windows Updates settings don't show any information about the configuration.
However, based on my tests, the Anniversary Update still supports these policies.
When I gave my test machine access to the internet, without enabling any update policy , Windows Update always began by downloading new updates after a couple of minutes.
The Windows Update settings usually displays the updates that are currently downloaded.
Although it is no longer possible to configure the behavior of Automatic Updates within the Windows 10 settings of the Anniversary Update, two new links are now visible: Change active hours and Restart options.
You can configure Active hours through Group Policy.However, when I disabled the Automatic Updates via Group Policy, no downloads were shown.With the help of the networking monitoring tool, I could see that Windows downloaded a couple of megabytes from Windows Update, but then stopped.A list of all admx files and the language associate to them is stored on that location. The first step is to download the latest administrative templates (admx) for Windows 10 from the following link: https:// The current download allows the administrator do download the first version of Windows 10 and the newest version available (1511).The instalation process is straight forward, accept default values on most of the page of the wizard, however use a simple folder name on the Select Installation Folder because we just need to grab those files to update our Policy Definitions folder.However, according to my tests, restarts will then be scheduled corresponding to the Group Policy, and the Active hours configuration in the Windows 10 settings will be ignored.