A message similar to the following may be displayed in Windows Update settings on Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016. This article describes how to prevent display of this message to your users.
Note Although the Windows Creators Update Setup program can be started on Windows Server 2016, the installation will fail because the update does not apply to Windows Server 2016.
This message notifies Windows users that Windows Creators Edition is available through Windows Update. But enterprises may want to control when their users update to the new release.
Disable the Creators Update notification
Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall the operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.
To disable this notification, use the following registry subkey:
- Value Name:HideMCTLink
A value of 1 disables the notification.
A value of 0 enables the notification.
Article ID: 4019198 - Last Review: 17 May 2017 - Revision: 15