The Advanced options no longer offer a drop down menu for changing the Automatic Updates setting: Windows Update) has all the options of previous Windows versions: Notify for download and notify for install, Auto download and notify for install, and Auto download and schedule the install.
The option, Never check for updates (not recommended), of previous Windows versions, can be configured by disabling the policy.
They're mandatory, and they download and install automatically to ensure your device stays up to date with the latest security patches and improvements.
This approach is convenient for many users, but it's not one that everyone wants.
To update your software through Windows, follow the steps below.
Users on a corporate network or running an illegal copy of Microsoft Windows may be unable to perform Microsoft Updates.
By default Windows Update only updates Windows itself.
On Windows 10, you no longer have absolute control over software updates.
When you are using an Office 365 installation of Office 2013 or Office 2016, then the updates will not be offered via Windows Update but will be installed automatically.
You can manually check for updates from within any Office application.
If you are running Microsoft Windows 98 or later, at least some updates should be available for your computer.
In most cases, automatic updates and the latest drivers are available online.