Control ‘Windows 10 feature updates’ utilizing these settings
Microsoft has included new settings that permit clients to deal with how Windows Update puts in new Windows 10 component refreshes.”
With Windows 10 form 1903, Microsoft added the capacity to set the particular Windows 10 component update that you wish to continue utilizing with the Group Policy editor.
In October, Patch Tuesday updates included an extra strategy that lets you bypass safeguard holds on a gadget.
In this article, we’re featuring both group policies with the goal that you can assume responsibility for Windows 10 feature updates.
Determine Windows 10 feature update version
Windows 10 accompanies another approach called ‘TargetReleaseVersionInfo’ that forestalls highlight refreshes from being introduced.
At the point when you utilize this policy, you can determine the Windows form that you need to utilize and keep Windows 10 from introducing another element discharge until the predetermined version arrives at the finish of support.
This policy works just in Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise forms and permits you to set the rendition of Windows 10 that you need to utilize.
You can likewise empower it in Windows 10 Home with these steps:
1. Open Windows Search.
2. Search for ‘Registry Editor’ and select it when displayed in the search items.
3. In Registry Editor, explore to the accompanying area: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate
4. Right-click on Windows Update and select ‘New’ > ‘DWORD (32-bit) Value’.
5. Enter ‘TargetReleaseVersion’ as the name and set its value to 1.
6. Presently right-click again on Windows Update again and afterward select ‘New’ > ‘String Value.’
7. Name the new String value ‘TargetReleaseVersionInfo’ and set the Windows 10 versionnumber that you wish to remain on as the worth.
In the event that you need to utilize Windows 10 version 2004 and avoid 20H2, you would need to set the value ‘2004’.
Bypass safeguard holds
In Windows 10’s October 2020 Patch Tuesday refreshes, Group Policy Editor accompanies one new strategy that will permit you to sidestep update blocks (defend or similarity hold put on your gadget).
After the ongoing Windows update failure, Microsoft presented “Safeguard holds” to obstruct highlight updates on gadgets with contrary drivers, software, and so on
With the new strategy “Disable safeguards for Feature Updates,” you can download and install Windows 10 updates all the more rapidly by eliminating these redesign blocks.
This policy is accessible under Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Update > Windows Update for Business. To utilize this component, select and empower the approach “Disable safeguards for Feature Updates.”
“Enable this setting when Feature Updates should be deployed to devices without blocking on any safeguard holds. Safeguard holds are known compatibility issues that block the upgrade from being deployed to affected devices until the issue is resolved. Enabling this policy can allow an organization to deploy the Feature Update to devices for testing, or to deploy the Feature Update without blocking on safeguard holds,” the approach reads.
You can likewise empower it in Windows 10 Home with the accompanying Registry record:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00