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I want control back - as in I decide when to do Windows Update
In general Windows 10 works well for me, but I absolutely detest that I can not have complete on when to do Windows Update and especially when the system is rebooted.
While, sort of, livable with my gaming rig as I have scheduled it to update at night it really messes with my media server. I have this DIY build really frugal silent server which runs 24/7, since it does duty as not only music server but also FTP server and stuff used by friends of mine spread across the globe. This means there is really isn't any great time for Microsoft to make it reboot, but I find my self unable to stop it doing so
Any tips on what to do?
My server in question runs Win10 Pro which I know of course isn't meant as a server OS. From what I gather if the machine was on a company network with an AD and all that, then the Windows updates could be controlled by policies defined by the AD only here at home with 2-3 PC's and no Windows Server that isn't the way forward. Swapping Windows 10 for Linux is also out(I tried that but to much wasn't running well), likewise is going back to Windows 7 or 8 since that would then only be a temporary solution.
I could get a Windows Server OS using the MSDN subscription I have from work, but that then would not be legit and also my server is on the small side hardware wise (4 GB ram).
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