Configure auto-restart reminder notifications for updates

Enable this policy to specify the type of notification used for auto-restart reminders and when they are displayed.

Specifies the type of notification used when notifying the user about a scheduled restart to install updates.

You can specify the amount of time prior to a scheduled restart to notify the user.

If you disable or do not configure this policy, the default style and period will be used.


Supported on: At least Windows 10 Server or Windows 10
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate
Value NameSetAutoRestartNotificationConfig
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

Specify the period for auto-restart reminder notifications:

Period (min):


  1. 15
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate
    Value NameAutoRestartNotificationSchedule
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value15
  2. 30
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate
    Value NameAutoRestartNotificationSchedule
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value30
  3. 60
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate
    Value NameAutoRestartNotificationSchedule
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value60
  4. 120
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate
    Value NameAutoRestartNotificationSchedule
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value120
  5. 240
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate
    Value NameAutoRestartNotificationSchedule
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value240


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