Blocked from updating windows

We first thought it would be enough to uncheck the update once in Windows Update to prevent its installation, but it got reselected automatically whenever Windows Update was started anew.

Windows Update does have a mechanism to block specific updates.

Windows Update notifies the user of new updates by displaying a notification in the system tray, that is, if the update service is up and running.In March, Microsoft began blocking updates on Windows 7 and 8.1 PCs running on newer Intel and AMD processors, but debate over why Microsoft was doing so was reignited by an unofficial patch last week.The workaround allows users of Windows 7 and 8.1 on newer machines to continue receiving updates, by evading a Windows check to detect which generation of CPU the PC is using.He is passionate about all things tech and knows the Internet and computers like the back of his hand.We have just completed updating most systems to 1703 and don't want 1709 to automatically download from Microsoft Update.