How to set active hours in Windows 10 so that your PC won’t restart while you’re working

Every now and then your PC may need to restart to complete installation process an update. Windows 10 sometimes starts the restart process while you are in the middle of your work. Microsoft has introduced a new feature called Active Hours in Windows 10 Creators Update to prevent such restarts. You can use active hours to let Windows know when you’re usually using your PC and help prevent restarts from happening at an inconvenient time.

Active hours are a time range you can set to let your PC know when you’re usually using your device, so it won’t restart automatically during those times.

How to set Active Hours in Windows 10?

  • Select the Start button, select Settings > Update & security > Windows Update, and then select Change active hours.
  • Choose the start time and end time for active hours, and then select Save.

Click here to open Windows Update settings menu on your Windows 10 PC.

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