Updating a computer os without an internet connection
Instead, you have the option to set up "active hours" -- a 10-hour time period during which your computer will not be restarted.
The easiest way to prevent Windows 10 from automatically downloading updates is to use a metered Internet connection -- one of the features of limiting your data is that Windows 10 won't force-download OS updates.
The update process changes only the firmware; upgrading your Ready NAS firmware does not modify or make changes your data. If no firmware update is available, or if the system is unable to properly check for updates, you are notified that your system is using the most current firmware.
Before any upgrade, NETGEAR recommends that you make a current back up of your data, especially data that cannot be replaced. If a newer firmware update is available, you are prompted to update your system.
As a general rule, an up-to-date operating system is a secure operating system, and some people are terrible at updating their operating systems.Advanced remote support tools are used to fix issues on any of your devices.The service includes support for the following: NETGEAR Pro SUPPORT services are available to supplement your technical support and warranty entitlements.That's probably why Microsoft has -- controversially -- decided to make Windows 10 an automatically-updating OS.Windows 10 automatically checks for, downloads and installs new updates to your PC -- whether you like it or not.
For more information about this, see https://kb.netgear.com/25874/Why-Am-I-Seeing-the-Message-Ready CLOUD-needs-to-upgrade-your-system-s-software.