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Win 8.1 keeps waking at 5:15am to check for updates...

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    Win 8.1 keeps waking at 5:15am to check for updates...


    Hi, while I finally have managed to get my computer to sleep... I've noticed it wakes up around 5:15 am... a bit more research in Windows and I discovered it had checked for updates at that time, so that must be whats waking it up. However, I could not find WHERE to set this preference. I dont want Win 8.1 to wake up to check for updates. Where do I check this?

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    India
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    Win 8.1 Update x64


    Have a look in Control Panel - Windows Updates, Automatically check for updates section.
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    Posts : 2,690
    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    here you go > Set window update time
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    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2


    If you have any metro apps that update any info, they can also wake the machine up to pull those updates, same with email.
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Win 8.1 keeps waking at 5:15am to check for updates...
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