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Here’s the simplest method: make sure the desktop has focus by clicking any empty area of the desktop or pressing Windows D on your keyboard.Then, press Alt F4 to access the Shut Down Windows dialog box.Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIt’s one of the most frustrating things about Windows.You go to shut off your computer, and rather than just shut down, it decides it’s time to install a bunch of updates.In a few rare cases, a Windows Update has been known to cause a problem, but that’s very uncommon.So you should get those updates when they come out, in order to keep your computer as safe and secure as possible.I've used it since Win7, it's saved me a few times, and a couple times on W10 too.
As dalchina pointed out, the best insurance to something unforeseen like this is to have a backup/image of your present installation.
To shut down without installing updates, select “Shut down” from the drop-down list. You can also shut down your PC immediately from the login screen. Then, in the lower-right corner of the login screen, click the power button and select “Shut down” from the popup menu. Lastly, if you need do do this from a script, you run the following shutdown command in a Command Prompt window.
Type the following command at the prompt and press Enter.
Ten minutes later, you’re still waiting for Windows to update and you’re going to be late.
There is a way around this: a way to can shut down immediately even when there are updates waiting to install.The times I've had to do it in less than 30 minutes I'm up and working using the most recent image. W10 turns it off by default so you may not have any restore points, IMO that's not a good thing to turn off by default.