Some Windows Update settings and controls might not be available for you if your organization or administrator has set policies to manage updates, or if you've joined the Windows Insider Program.
Windows 11 makes it easy to see a list of all policies set on your device for Windows Update in Settings.
The Policy CSP - Update allows the IT admin, when used with Update/ActiveHoursStart, to manage a range of active hours where update reboots aren't scheduled.
The Windows update experience, as well as the policies that control it, have changed dramatically over the last few years. Notifications, the ability to dictate the behavior of update downloads, installation, and restarts, and the Settings experience have all shifted dramatically from what was...
Welcome to an easy, go-to reference to help you manage single-user devices, multi-user devices, education devices, kiosks, billboards, factory machines, and more. In my January 19th blog on why you shouldn't set these 25 Windows policies, I shared how the Windows update experience has evolved...
This tutorial will show you how to see which policies are set for Windows Update in Windows 11.
Open Settings (Win+I).
Click/tap on Windows Update on the left side, and click/tap on Advanced options on the right side. (see screenshot below)
Click/tap on Configured update policies. (see screenshot below)
You will now see a list of any Policies set on your device for Windows Update. (see screenshots below)