Do not display 'Install Updates and Shut Down' option in Shut Down Windows dialog box

This policy setting allows you to manage whether the 'Install Updates and Shut Down' option is displayed in the Shut Down Windows dialog box.

If you enable this policy setting, 'Install Updates and Shut Down' will not appear as a choice in the Shut Down Windows dialog box, even if updates are available for installation when the user selects the Shut Down option in the Start menu.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, the 'Install Updates and Shut Down' option will be available in the Shut Down Windows dialog box if updates are available when the user selects the Shut Down option in the Start menu.


Supported on: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or HKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU
Value NameNoAUShutdownOption
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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