How to disable automatic updates

Step guide to disabling automatic OS updates on your ProMAX Platform

To disable automatic updates, attach a keyboard, monitor, mouse to the Platform server and login to the Windows server OS. This can also be done through a remote desktop connection. Once in the Windows server 2016 OS, do the following:

  • Open an elevated command prompt window or PowerShell session
  • Type sconfig and press enter.
  • Select option 5
  • Now select “A” for automatically download and install updates, “D” for download only or “M” for Manual updates.