With the release of Windows 11, later this year users will be able to upgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 11 operating system. And Microsoft said this update will not be forced into users; users will be able to choose whether to upgrade to Windows 11 or not. But this might change in future so we will show you a few ways to block Windows 11 update to your PC.
The Easy Way
The most simple way to disable upgrade to Windows 11 is not to click the check for updates options in Settings> Update & Security> Windows Update. But this might not work in future if Microsoft forces you to upgrade. So read on!
Using the Group Policy Editor to disable upgrade
Follow these steps to use group policy to disable the upgrade
- Press the Win+R
- Now enter gpedit.msc and in the run box and click OK.
- In the Group Policy Editor that opens, navigate to the following path: Local Computer Policy> Computer Configuration> Administrative Templates> Windows Components> Windows Update> Windows Update for Business
- Now Double click on the Select the target Feature update version policy to update the target component
- Set the policy to Enabled.
- In the “Target version of Feature updates” field, enter “21H1“
- Click the Apply button.
Also, keep in mind this method will only work with Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise and Education editions.
Note: You can replace 21H1 with newer versions if you follow this guide in future. Currently, 21H1 is the latest build for Windows 10.