If you are using Windows 10 and want to be able to change Windows Update settings, this guide will help you. Now select any of the given options according to your requirements: PS: Select the last option "5 - Allow local admin to choose setting" to be able to choose options in drop-down box on Windows Update settings page. Apply changes and open Windows Update settings page. After applying changes in Group Policy Editor, open Windows Update page in Settings app. Now go to following key: PS: Set the value of AUOptions to 5 to be able to choose options in drop-down box on Windows Update settings page. Restart your computer and Windows will always notify you before downloading new updates: After applying changes in Registry Editor, restart your computer.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run Each backslash ("\") in a Registry path represents another folder in the Registry, with the name of that folder following the backslash.
If you have restricted access to the Windows computer you're logged into, you may not be able to access the Windows Registry.
When most users need to edit their Registry, they're given the location or path of where the Registry value is located and what to change.
Sometimes attempts to uninstall specific versions of Java through the Windows Add/Remove program, leave behind some Java entries in the registry that are not fully removed.
These left behind registry entries can cause problems in installing a new version of Java.
Export functionality of the registry editor to save the registry key before deleting.