Critique my Win10 update Disabler script

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by eatup, Dec 18, 2016.

  1. eatup

    eatup MDL Member

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    #1 eatup, Dec 18, 2016
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    Critique my cmd script below meant to permanently disable windows update in Win10. What services have I left out?

    Code:
    :start
    Net stop "BITS" 
    Sc config "BITS" start=disabled
    Net stop "wuauserv"
    Sc config "wuauserv" start=disabled
    Timeout 300
    Goto start
    Pause
    P.S: I set timeout to 5 minutes cuz my eMMC drive can't handle too many rewrites/erase cycles. Otherwise it would have been 1-2 seconds on a normal HDD...
     
  2. eatup

    eatup MDL Member

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    Also what services do I need to stop to completely disable telemetry, etc?
     
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    TairikuOkami MDL Addicted

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    Network Store Interface Service and its dependencies, without it Windows assumes, there is no internet and will not even try to connect anywhere.
    You have to setup static IP and DNS servers manually though to be able to connect. Windows Update and store apps will also fail without it. :druff:
     
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    #5 eatup, Dec 20, 2016
    Last edited: Dec 20, 2016
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    Here's my updated cmd script to kill off windows update and telemetry too. What did I miss/leave out?

    P.S. script set to loop every 15 minutes (in case Windows 10 re-enables any service by "sneak attack"), but you can change it by modifying timeout...
     
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    #8 lobo11, Dec 21, 2016
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    My only concern would be if someone who did not really know what they were doing, well I could see a mess, used to be a place I believe here at MDL were people would work on their projects until they were ready for prime time. :D

    A lot more developers and coders would see your work and they would be the one's who's advice would be best I think:

    https://forums.mydigitallife.net/threads/19712-Rules-for-this-forum-section

    I believe it says in Forum rules to gain entry you have to contact a MOD. :D
     
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  10. eatup

    eatup MDL Member

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    My updated script with above changes AND disable nasty AllowExperimentation registry key as well: