Windows not updating
If your work computer is part of a domain, it’s also likely that it’s part of a domain group policy that will supersede the local group policy, anyway.To open the Group Policy Editor, press Windows R, type “gpedit.msc” into the Run dialog box that appears, and then press “Enter.” Navigate to the following path in the left pane of the Local Group Policy Editor window: Double-click the “Do not include drivers with Windows Updates” option in the right pane.Windows 10 automatically installs updates, including new versions of hardware drivers.But you can block Windows Update from installing driver updates, if you like.You can also copy-paste the following line into the address bar in Registry Editor, assuming you’ve updated to the Creators Update. If you don’t feel like diving into the registry yourself, we’ve created two downloadable registry hacks you can use.One enables this option, preventing Windows Update from automatically installing driver updates.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.
If you’re using Windows 10 Professional, Enterprise, or Education, the easiest way to change this setting is by using the Local Group Policy Editor.
Search for a phrase like “Windows update problems” or “Windows 10 update” and see if there’s any recent news regarding the software.
In some cases, an update may suffer from known issues and will need to be patched.
Microsoft added this hidden option in the Anniversary Update.
Standard warning: The Registry Editor is a powerful tool and misusing it can render your system unstable or even inoperable.