One enables this option, preventing Windows Update from automatically installing driver updates.
The other disables this option, restoring the default behavior. Double-click the one you want to use, agree to add its data to your Registry, and then restart your PC.
Standard warning: The Registry Editor is a powerful tool and misusing it can render your system unstable or even inoperable.
To open the Group Policy Editor, press Windows R, type “gpedit.msc” into the Run dialog box that appears, and then press “Enter.” Navigate to the following path in the left pane of the Local Group Policy Editor window: Double-click the “Do not include drivers with Windows Updates” option in the right pane.Set the option to “Enabled” and click “OK.” You may need to restart your PC before this setting takes effect.You can right-click any file and select “Edit” to see exactly what they do.If you enjoy fiddling with the registry, you can make your own registry hacks.That said, if you’ve never worked with it before, consider reading about how to use the Registry Editor before you get started.
And definitely back up the Registry (and your computer! To get started, open the Registry Editor by hitting Start and typing “regedit.” Press Enter to open Registry Editor and give it permission to make changes to your PC.
In the Registry Editor, navigate to the following key in the left sidebar.
You can also copy-paste the following line into the address bar in Registry Editor, assuming you’ve updated to the Creators Update. If you don’t feel like diving into the registry yourself, we’ve created two downloadable registry hacks you can use.
For more information, see Crash dump analysis using the Windows debuggers (Win Dbg), Using the !
Windows 10 automatically installs updates, including new versions of hardware drivers.
Determining the cause of this issues typically requires the use of the debugger to gather additional information.