Stop windows xp updating

And if you’re collecting IDs for multiple devices, put them in different sections and label them so you can tell which IDs go with which device.

Save the text file so you can call it up in the future.

The Windows Home edition does not have Group Policy Editor.

Be warned that Group Policy is a pretty powerful tool, so if you’ve never used it before, it’s worth taking some time to learn what it can do.

One can block Windows Update from updating one particular device.

Before you get started, though, you should make sure that the device has the driver version you want installed and that everything’s working properly.

Your first step is finding the hardware IDs of the device for which you want to block updates. Hit Start, type “device manager,” and then press Enter or click the “Device Manager” entry.

Is there any way to stop Windows 10 from updating it again? Sadly most of them behave like a bull in a china shop.

You can obtain and run the "Show or hide updates" troubleshooter by downloading it from the Microsoft Download Center.

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