Automatic driver updating software
Download the show or hide updates troubleshooter from here.Whenever there is an update, run this troubleshooter to hide updates or drivers you don’t want it to install. To update your driver again in the future, go back to the policy editor.Some drivers from Microsoft may not be fully compatible with the device driver you have installed.Or the driver which the manufacturer provides can have more features than the basic Microsoft drivers.So, make sure you already have latest driver installed for the device before you do this. Continue at your own risk.)To find the device ID of your hardware, go to Device Manager. But, of course, if you want to update driver for this device again, repeat the steps below and remove the restriction before installation. You can also disable device driver installation from Windows Update using Windows Registry.It is always recommended to backup your Registry before making changes to the registry.
Updated: Microsoft has patched the option and now it can only stop driver updates for certain drivers, excluding common drivers such as video card.
This article is about disabling automatic driver updates from Windows Update.
This setting can be disabled due to several reasons.
It was Windows’ good intention to keep your drivers updated so that they would work compatibly with the latest updates in Windows 10.
This shouldn’t be a problem unless if the driver provided by Windows update kills your hardware settings, especially for gaming peripherals such as mouse, keyboard, headset, mic or graphic card.