Updating takes under a minuteno res
Prevent imminent reboot: Note that resetting the countdown stop by locking the computer might be disabled if update 2835627 was installed (by either yourself or your friendly administrator). To prevent auto rebooting while logged on, please see for a registry hack. This is, beyond all possible debate, the #1 most infuriating "feature" I have EVER encountered on any device ever.Be aware though that auto rebooting was not designed to give you a hard time, but rather because it is very necessary from a security point of view. It's actually designed to just completely f**king destroy everything you're working on, but not until it taunts you with a short timer, with absolutely no way to stop it.
(Corporate IT often has it's own thing that will apply hotfixes and reboots.) Update: shutdown /a did nothing huh? One quick way to reset the timer, is to lock your computer (Windows Key L). You can then either logon again (giving you valuable time to save the things you want saved), or stop the update service all together. The 15min timer is a real problem when it's a workstation I haven't booted in 3 weeks and I'm half way into a 1.6GB video upload when it chimes in.
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The solution to stopping restart involves two stages, first stopping the Windows Update service, and second stopping the Windows Update process.
To stop the service open Task Manager (Hit This will stop the 15 minute countdown, but Windows will automatically restart the Windows Update service and start another 15 minute countdown in a couple of hours unless your restart your computer.