Enable Metered Connection to Delay Windows 10 Updates
Generally speaking, automatic updates are a pretty good idea. Security updates can happen quickly without much user interaction, and it keeps everyone on the same version of the software. However, sometimes updates can bring new bugs, or the sheer size of the updates can blow through a data cap (if you have one). If you would rather have more of a say in this process, you can enable "Metered connection."
- Search in the start menu for "Change Wi-Fi settings"
- Click Advanced Options.
- Enable the toggle under "Metered connection."
The one major downside to this method is that it only works if your computer is connected via Wi-Fi. For some reason, Windows 10 doesn't allow you to specify that your connection is metered when connected via ethernet (despite the fact that many home internet connections have