Disabling autoupdates in Windows Server 2012

Windows Update

This manual covers the procedure for disabling the autoupdate procedure in Windows Server 2012.

To do this, open the Server Manager through the taskbar:

Disabling autoupdates W-2012 - taskbar

In the "Server Manager" window, click on "Local server".
Then in the Properties panel, open - "Windows Update" and click on the "Install updates automatically" icon.

Disabling autoupdates W-2012 - server manager

In the new window "Settings".

Disabling autoupdates W-2012 - windows update change settings

Then select from the list Important Updates - "Do not check for updates" and uncheck "Give me recommended updates the same way..."

Disabling autoupdates W-2012 - windows update set never check

Now you have disabled system updates, press „ОК“.

Next, in the Server Manager, we see that Windows Update center us set to "Do not check for updates".

Disabling autoupdates W-2012 - windows update set never check result

Done.