If you are using Windows 10 OS, then this article will be very useful for you. Here in this article, we are going to share how you can block or disable automatic driver update in Windows 10.
Drivers are the most important part of Windows OS. You have to download drivers to use any 3rd party device with Windows. Drivers are the bridge between the OS and the device. In rare cases, a driver might temporarily cause issues in Windows that affect your device. Now Windows 10 comes with the new feature that will automatically update drivers. But this is very frustrating. Everything when you start Windows, it starts checking driver update.
Drivers available through Windows Update are not up to date. In previous versions of Windows, you can exclude drivers using the Windows Update settings. But new Windows 10 update does not allow us to access this feature.
Guide to Block Driver Updates in Windows 10
Right Click on the start button and then search for the control panel. Open it.
Now click on system and security.
Go to system and then click on advance system settings.
Go to hardware settings and then click on the Device Installation Settings button.
Select No and then save the Changes button.
If any driver is causing a problem with your Windows 10, then you can roll back to the previous version. It will fix all driver-related issues.
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How to Update Drivers In Windows 10
Microsoft allows users to update drivers with Windows 10 update. Whenever you install new Windows 10 update, it automatically updates all drivers in Windows 10.
But if you want to manually update drivers then you can use device manager. You can see all the hardware devices listed there and also check its drivers.
If you want to make this process automated then you can use driver update software.