However, you can set any connection like as a metered connection.
So, if you don’t want Windows 10 automatically downloading updates on your home network connection, just set it as a metered connection.
Windows Update really wants to automatically update on Windows 10.
Professional, Enterprise, and Education editions of Windows 10 have access to group policy and registry settings for this, but even Home editions of Windows 10 give you a way to stop updates from automatically downloading.
This gives you a way to opt out of specific updates–uninstall them and “hide” them from being installed until you unhide them.
This option, while it still exists, seems to no longer work in the Anniversary Update for Windows 10, but we’ve left it here in case anyone wants to try it. You should really consider leaving automatic updates enabled for security reasons.
And yes, Windows will remember this setting for each individual network, so you can disconnect from that network and reconnect all you like.
You can also override those active hours to schedule certain reboots when an update is ready. If Windows 10 insists on installing a specific update or driver that’s causing problems, you can prevent Windows Update from installing that particular update.