05 August 2015
OK kiddies, a lot of people may have a hard time disabling automatic updates in Win10.
I used vbs uac portion because powershell single line seems to take a second longer (just a preference thing)
v3 - Added parenthesis in first reg query to handle missing key on first use
v2 - Changed version detection for non-english systems
v1 - Initial
@echo off title Disable/Enable Windows 10 Automatic Updates color 1f :Begin UAC check and Auto-Elevate Permissions :------------------------------------- REM --> Check for permissions >nul 2>&1 "%SYSTEMROOT%\system32\cacls.exe" "%SYSTEMROOT%\system32\config\system" REM --> If error flag set, we do not have admin. if '%errorlevel%' NEQ '0' ( echo: echo Requesting Administrative Privileges... echo Press YES in UAC Prompt to Continue echo: goto UACPrompt ) else ( goto gotAdmin ) :UACPrompt echo Set UAC = CreateObject^("Shell.Application"^) > "%temp%\getadmin.vbs" echo UAC.ShellExecute "%~s0", "", "", "runas", 1 >> "%temp%\getadmin.vbs" "%temp%\getadmin.vbs" exit /B :gotAdmin if exist "%temp%\getadmin.vbs" ( del "%temp%\getadmin.vbs" ) pushd "%CD%" CD /D "%~dp0" :-------------------------------------- :Check Windows Version wmic os get version | find /i "10.">nul 2>nul if %errorlevel% neq 0 GOTO :Not10 :Check the key: (reg query "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU" /v "NoAutoUpdate"|find /i "0x1")>NUL 2>NUL if %errorlevel% neq 0 GOTO :KEYOFF :KEYON echo ============================================================ echo Automatic Updates are currently disabled. echo Would you like to re-enable them? (Y/N) echo ============================================================ echo. choice /c yn /n If %ERRORLEVEL% NEQ 1 GOTO :QUIT echo Attempting to shut down the Windows Update service if it's running net stop wuauserv>NUL 2>NUL echo. Echo Changing Registry key REG ADD "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU" /v "NoAutoUpdate" /D 0 /T REG_DWORD /F>NUL 2>NUL IF %ERRORLEVEL% NEQ 0 GOTO :ERROR Echo. Echo Automatic Updates have been enabled Echo. goto :QUIT :KEYOFF echo ============================================================ echo Automatic Updates are currently enabled. echo Would you like to disable them? (Y/N) echo ============================================================ echo. choice /c yn /n If %ERRORLEVEL% NEQ 1 GOTO :QUIT echo Attempting to shut down the Windows Update service if it's running net stop wuauserv>NUL 2>NUL echo. Echo Changing Registry key REG ADD "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU" /v "NoAutoUpdate" /D 1 /T REG_DWORD /F>NUL 2>NUL IF %ERRORLEVEL% NEQ 0 GOTO :ERROR Echo. Echo Automatic Updates have been disabled Echo. goto :QUIT :QUIT echo ============================================================ echo Press any key to exit... echo ============================================================ pause>NUL goto :EOF :ERROR echo ============================================================ echo The script ran into an unexpected error setting reg key. echo Press any key to exit... echo ============================================================ pause>NUL goto :EOF :Not10 echo ============================================================ echo This script is only designed for Windows 10... echo Press any key to exit... echo ============================================================ pause>NUL goto :EOF
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