Hide specific updates or drivers on Windows 11


To prevent a specific update from downloading on Windows 11, use these steps:

  1. Open the Microsoft Download Center page.

  2. Click the download link for the Show or hide updates troubleshooter.

  3. Double-click the wushowhide.diagcab file to launch the tool.

  4. Click the Next button.

  5. Click the Hide updates option.

  6. Select the Windows 11 update or driver to block.

  7. Click the Next button.

  8. Click the Close button.

After you complete the steps, the update will no longer be available through Windows Update. However, when a newer version of the update becomes available, Windows Update will automatically download and install it.