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Pause and Resume Updates for Windows 11

Windows Update keeps Windows 11 updated by automatically downloading and installing the latest updates, drivers, and hotfixes released by Microsoft.

If you have a Windows Insider build of Windows 11 installed, you can only pause updates for 1 week (7 days) until updates automatically resume.

If you do not have a Windows Insider build of Windows 11 installed, you can pause updates for up to 5 weeks (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 pause and resume updates for Windows 11.

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How to Enable or Disable OneDrive Sync Auto-paused Notification in Windows 10

OneDrive is a cloud-based storage service that comes with your Microsoft account. OneDrive is integrated into Windows 10 where you can view, browse, upload, and share the files you saved online to OneDrive from any PC, tablet, or phone.

Once you Sign in to OneDrive and have it running, OneDrive will automatically sync your chosen files and folders with your PC.

Windows 10 will automatically pause OneDrive sync when the device is in battery saver mode, and/or when the device is on a metered Ethernet or metered wireless network.

When OneDrive sync pauses automatically, you will get a notification by default letting you know with an option to sync anyway.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable notifications when OneDrive sync pauses automatically for your account in Windows 10.

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