Disable Telemetry

  • Ctrl + R
  • Type regedit.exe and hit enter.
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\DiagTrack
  • Set Start to 4 (Disabled) 3 (Manual) 2 (automatic)
  • stop-service diagtrack
  • set-service diagtrack -startuptype disabled

Disable Auto Reboot on Windows Update

  • Ctrl + R
  • Type regedit.exe and hit enter.
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU
  • If you don’t have the AU key, create it in the WindowsUpdate.
  • Create a new DWORD-32 value.
  • Name it NoAutoRebootWithLoggedOnUsers.
  • Double-click it, type 1 and click OK:

Disable Windows Defender

  • Ctrl + R
  • Type regedit.exe and hit enter.
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows Defender
  • If you see the preference DisableAntiSpyware on the right double-click on it and set it to 1 to disable Windows Defender.
  • If the preference does not exist, right-click on Windows Defender and select New > Dword (32-bit) Value, and name it DisableAntiSpyware.