This article will help you to disable Install windows update and shutdown in Windows 8.
Even after shipping, Windows 8 is still getting updates constantly to fix its existing bugs. But after your Windows 8 install Windows updates, it takes much time to shut down and also it takes time during next booting.
If you have any important work and you need to shut down your computer immediately, then this Install windows update and shutdown process can make situation quite annoying for you. You have to wait for the process to be done. Again you will have to wait during next system boot. You can easily fix this unnecessary delay by disabling Install windows update and shutdown.
If you disable “Install Updates and Shut Down”, you will not find this option in the Power button of Windows 8, even when any critical Update will available to installat for your Windows 8.
Steps to disable install windows update and shutdown
1. Press Windows key + R and type gpedit.msc in Run dialog box, hit Enter.
2. Next, navigate to,
3. Double-click on Do not display ‘Install Updates and Shut Down’ option in Shut Down in Windows dialog box entry in left-pane.
4. In new window, you will see the settings for Do not display ‘Install Updates and Shut Down’ option in Shut Down in Windows dialog box is set to “Not Configured”. Change it to “Enabled”.
That’s it. Install Update and Shut Down option will not available in Power button any more.
You can again bring back “Update and Restart” option by setting the radio button to Disabled or Not Configured.