Change how Windows Update is installed in a Windows 10 environment

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From the search field to the right of the Start menu, type "gpedit.msc" to open "gpedit.msc".

gpedit.msc を選択

When the Local Group Policy Editor opens, expand Computer Configuration → Administrative Templates → Windows Components from the list on the left and select Windows Update.

From the list to the right after selection, double-click "Configure automatic updates" to open it.


When the screen appears, select Enabled from the radio button at the top left.

The following items will be available, so choose the installation method you want to set from the automatic update configuration. 2. It is set to "2. Notification of download and installation".


Restart Windows when you're done.

Now, let's see if it's set up properly. Select Settings from the Start menu.


Select Update and Security.


Select Windows Update from the list on the left, and select Advanced Options below.

「Windows Update」「詳細オプション」を選択

You can no longer change the installation method, but you can see that the display has changed to the installation method you just selected.


When you open the Windows Update screen, you'll notice that the update is manual from the download stage.

Windows Update が手動になっている

This setting allows users to leave the update installation to the user's timing, but there are security concerns, so don't forget to do Windows Update.