Stop Windows 7 Update Rebooting After Update

WARNING: Use this article at your own risk!

Open the registry editor:
Start Menu > Run
Type in regedit and press OK button.
Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU

On my machine stopped at Windows so I created new keys for WindowsUpdate and AU

Create a new DWORD (32-bit) value by right clicking on the AU key and selecting new.

Name the new key NoAutoRebootWithLoggedOnUsers and set the value to 1 by double clicking on the new value.

Prevent Windows Update from Forcibly Rebooting Your Computer

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