How to Set the Windows Update Installation Deadline in Windows 10 Version 1903
The upcoming Windows 10 April 2019 Update, also referred to as version 1903 or 19H1, will implement a series of changes for updates, including a 35-day window for users of the Home SKU during which they can pause patches automatically.
But at the same time, the new release also comes with improvements for the Pro and Enterprise SKUs, which will be provided with a new policy for better update management.
The new policy is called Specify deadlines for automatic updates and restarts, and it does exactly what its name says: it makes it possible for IT administrators to configure a deadline for the time updates can be installed and then when systems must be rebooted to complete the update process.
While it might sound a little bit complicated at first, here’s a more straightforward example.
When your device receives new updates, they are downloaded via Windows Update and then wait for your approval to be installed. By specifying a deadline, I… (read more)