Win 10 home doesn't have the group policy editor so it has to be configured via the registry. I have learned to embrace group policy over the past few years as it's a very powerful tool and you can make any Windows machine do just about what you want it to do and deploy it easily. Active hours lets Windows know when you usually use this device. Thank you for the update Mike. Any other time range will be marked as invalid.
By default, this feature will only be available when there is a pending update installation. Otherwise for the most part it feels more frequent then it is because it's painful when it happens. Set Custom Restart Time to Install Windows Updates Even when you set the Active Hours, you sometimes might want to override it so that you can install the Windows update more peacefully. I wish the options were flexible. I live in Italy where the internet is straight garbage and if windows decides to self update during my active hours I literally can't do anything online while it is happening. So, I suggest you follow JuBro's suggestion to completely install it, reboot the machine. Are there different versions of 64 bit windows so that mine is different than your images and references in this article??? Here are the instructions to disable auto restarts for windows 10 Pro and Home editions.
There are two methods provided. As soon as I get close to the end of the 12 hour period I change it. To override the Active Hours, you can set the custom restart time. In this , we walk you through the steps to configure active hours to make sure that your computer doesn't suddenly reboot in the middle of your work to apply updates. Configure Active Hours On Windows 10 A blue screen will appear with a start and end time. Now type regedit and hit enter to open Registry Editor. I get the forcing updates, whatever, but at least give your users who are paying for this dumb crap complete control of when it happens.
I am so glad I personally use Linux. Once you approve installation you are at the mercy of when Windows reboots, but you have the ability to otherwise indefinitely delay it. A few people were using pseudoephedrine to make meth so there's now a law that you can only purchase so much at a time and it is behind the counter now. A value data of 2 will disable the Intelligent Active Hours feature. Waking up early to continue a project only to find my lock screen waiting for me. Windows 10 Build 14316 has introduced a new feature where you can to specify the time in which you are most active. The minimum is 8 hours.
Splain it to me, Lucy! Been doing it for 30+years. This will open Group Policy Editor window. The updated screen shows it set for 12hrs. Windows updates have always been a pain in the neck. You must be signed in as an administrator to enable or disable active hours. However, starting with the April 2019 Update, version 1903, Windows 10 includes a new feature that allows the system to adjust your active hours based on your device activity automatically. When finished, close the Local Group Policy Editor.
Active hours lets Windows know when you usually use this device. We have verified it was in active hours and they were set. You should set the hours during which you generally use your computer. The backmost build of 14316 that is received by the is experiencing a lot of vernal features which also includes to Set New Active Hours on Windows 10. Posted by on April 2, 2019 , in Category with Tags Anand Khanse is the Admin of TheWindowsClub. The values entered indicates the hours during which your system is in use, i.
That's what they were trying to fix. Otherwise, the feature will be greyed out. The active hours works fine for me. I went ahead and flagged this question as a duplicate, because of this answer, as a duplicate to this question: identical answers to multiple questions isn't a good thing. Windows 10 provides in-built feature to avert this unexpected reboot and set accordingly the active hours to let finish this task.
Disabling will allow the schedule you set on the previous policy to take effect immediately after the updates. The above action will bring forward the Active Hours section. For instance, when a restart is necessary to finish installing an update, Active Hours delays the update and allows you to focus on your work. Goddamn, this is fucking dumb. Hello, it seems that after few last Windows 10 updates maybe January or later there is missing option to Change or see Active hours in Control panel in our company. It is not available as part of the Home version of the operating system.
This inconveniences more regular people than it does the bad people. My active time is far longer than the 12 hours it allows. Starting with , Active hours valid range is now up to 18 hours instead of the previous 12 hours between start and end time. Again, this is not the only thread talking about active hours and restarts, others have complained about this as well. The sudden reboot may disturb the ongoing work or hamper the performance of computer. I am not sure yet that will not be checked, but probably not; the checkup is for sure in the user interface only; as a programmer, i would never interfere with somebody smart enough to tamper with the registry not big deal, really, but 90% of computer users don't.