Prevent Windows 8.1 from automatically installing new drivers

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Prevent Windows 8.1 from automatically installing new drivers


Windows 8.1 will automatically install new drivers for the devices connected to your PC through the Windows Update.
To disable this feature:
  • From the StartScreen search for "Device installation settings".
  • In the dialog that opens, select "No let me choose what to do".
  • From there select "Never install software from Windows Update".
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