Open Regedit and go to the following, keys will be different depending on what product you are using:
The registry entry called: bUpdater and it is a DWORD value. By simply setting the value to 0, the updates will be disabled. Setting it to 1 will enable updates. This registry entry does not exist by default, so it has to be created.
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