How can I disable auto updates on Win10 Home?

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  1. ZodaEX

    ZodaEX 2[H]4U

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    I'm trying to test out Windows 10 Home on a second partition of my computer, but Windows 10 is downloading junk around the clock in the background and I can't get anything done. I need a way to completely shut off updates and not just delay them as my internet is so slow that the updates pile up quicker than I can download them.
     
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    Executioner Limp Gawd

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  3. ryan_975

    ryan_975 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Go to your networks settings and enable the metered connection option for whichever interface is connected to the Internet. This should stop Windows from automatically downloading most updates (critical updates will still come through), and stop also sharing those updates with others on the internet.
     
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    Calavaro Whiskey & Honey

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  5. ZodaEX

    ZodaEX 2[H]4U

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    This tool sounds like just what I've been looking for, thanks! My internet is so slow that I'm afraid differing them wouldn't be enough. I need to shut them up. :)