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  • Win10 version 2004 deferrals gone from the user interface – but there’s a little-known Registry key that’ll keep new versions off your machine

    Posted on June 26th, 2020 at 08:12 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    This one’s a gem.

    As you can see in the next two blog posts, Microsoft has officially taken away the “defer quality updates” and “defer feature updates” settings from the Win10 user interface. You can futz around with Group Policy entries in Pro, Education and Enterprise versions, if you want to dive in, but it’s no longer easy to keep Microsoft from offering version upgrades.

    Except.

    Except there’s a little-known Registry key called TargetReleaseVersionInfo that’ll keep your Pro, Education or Enterprise PC locked on to the version of your choice — at least, until Microsoft pulls the plug on that version. @abbodi86 leads the way.

    Details in Computerworld Woody on Windows.