It has advantages, like improved security, but it can also go wrong. At the same time, mandatory updates make life more difficult for those who like to tweak their system. It takes the responsibility of updates off your shoulders.To install the correct driver, Windows first checks on "Windows Update" for the required driver.If it finds a correct driver, it automatically installs the driver.This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off to automatically download and install drivers from Windows Updates in Windows 10.You must be signed in as an administrator to be able to make changes in Device Installation Settings.A) Select (dot) No (your device might not work as expected), and click/tap on Save Changes.(see screenshot below) B) You may also wish to Disable Including Driver Updates in Windows Update in Windows 10.
Despite using rollback for the drivers so I can use the stable Win 8 V347.88 driver if I manually check for updates it installs the new buggy drivers then I have to rollback again.
Updates and drivers are installed automatically, with no need to select which updates are needed or not needed.” –Microsoft Support If you’d like to keep your custom drivers or if you’re not keen on updating a running system, let us show you how to lock in your drivers.
Microsoft admits that “in rare cases, a specific driver or update might temporarily cause issues with your device.” To prevent the troublesome driver (or update) to reinstall automatically, Microsoft offers this solution. The best option is to roll back to the previous version.
If Windows doesn't find the required driver on Windows Update, it checks the driver in your local hard disk or asks you to select the correct driver files.
Many times you already have the correct driver files in your hard disk or setup disc and you don't want Windows to waste your time in searching for the drivers on Windows Update.
Using this tutorial, you'll be able to tell Windows to: So without wasting time, lets start the tutorial: 1.