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Windows 7- prevent users from installing updates


To prevent users from installing updates under Windows 7, follow the below procedure:

  • Go to Start > Control Panel > System and Maintenance > Windows Update.
  • In the left pane, click on "Change Settings".
  • Under "Who can install updates" uncheck "Allow all users to install updates on this computer".

  • Click on OK to validate.
  • As from now, updates can only be installed under administrator account.
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