Windows Update keeps Windows 11 updated by automatically downloading and installing the latest updates, drivers, and hotfixes released by Microsoft.
If you do not have a Windows Insider build of Windows 11 installed, you canÂ pause updatesÂ forÂ up to 5 weeksÂ (35 days) until updates automatically resume.
Some updates, like Microsoft Defender definition updates, will continue to be installed.
When updates resume, your device will need to get the latest updates before it can be paused again.
This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable the pause updates feature of Windows Update for Windows 11.