FIX: Some settings are managed by your organization in Windows Update. (Solved) – wintips.org

Regular and periodic Windows updates are important for security and performance purposes. Microsoft releases quality and feature updates to ensure that computers are secure and that new features are available to the public. Windows Update also helps to resolve errors and malfunctions that affect the performance of devices.

Many users report that they see the message “Some settings are managed by your organization” on the Windows Update page on their personal Windows 10 PCs, even though their PCs are not owned by an organization or company. This error can also appear in privacy, background and notification settings.

FIX: Some settings are managed by your organization in Windows Update

In this article, you’ll find several ways to fix the “Some settings are controlled by your organization” error in Windows Update* settings on Windows 10 or Windows 11.

*Note: If you see a message in your personalization settings (like Backgrounds, Colors, Themes, etc.), go ahead and disable the “Personalize” button in this registry:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Personalization

Fix: Some settings controlled by your organization in Windows 11/10 update.

Method 1. Remove work or school accounts.

Removing the account associated with your work or school can help solve this problem. Follow the steps below to delete your account.

1. click on Start select menu Settings after that Accounts.

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3. Select from the left panel Entering work or school.

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4. Click on the linked account from your work or school, choose Disconnect.

Remove Windows 10 work or school accounts

Method 2. Change the network ID in the system settings.

The second way to get rid of the “Some settings are controlled by your organization” error message is to change the system properties to indicate that the computer is not part of your business/work network.

1. click on it Start menu and enter in the search bar: view advanced system settings. Then click It’s open.

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2. select Computer name tab, then click on it Network ID

Change the network ID

3. A dialog box will prompt you to describe whether your device is a home computer or a business computer. Choose This is a home computer; it is not part of a business network, then press The next one.

computer type - specify the network type

4. To apply the changes, you need to restart the computer, click Termination to restart the computer. After restarting, check if the issue is resolved.

Method 3. Remove the Auto Update options in the registry.

1. press at the same time Windows image + R Buttons to open the Run command window.
2. Type regedit and beat Enter To open the registry editor.

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3. After entering the registry editor, navigate to the location shown below.

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU

4a. Right click at AU key and from File menu selection Export to back up the registry key.

adjust settings managed by your organization's registry

4b. Enter a file name (eg “AU”) and Save registry file on your desktop. *

*Note: If something goes wrong after editing the registry, you can undo the changes by double-clicking the extracted registry key (.REG file) on the desktop.

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5. now, right click again AU press and select Delete.

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6. Shut down Registry editor and restart your personal computer.
7. After restarting, go to Windows Update and see if the “Some settings are controlled by your organization” message is gone.

Method 4. Change the Automatic Updates settings in Group Policy.

Changing the computer’s Group Policy can also help solve this problem. Group Policy is a built-in tool only for Windows 10 Pro or Enterprise edition. *

*Note: This method is only valid for Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise editions.

1. press at the same time Windows image + R Buttons to open the Run command window.
2. Enter in the text field of the dialog box gpedit.msc and beat Enter To open the Group Policy Editor.

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3. In the Group Policy Editor, go to:

  • Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Windows Update

4a. Open it now Set up automatic updates politics is on the right.

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4b. Choose Not configured and press OK. *

*Note: If the policy is already “Not Configured”, set it On, press OK and near policy editor. Then reopen the Group Policy Editor, install this policy Not configured and press OK.

adjust settings controlled by your organization's Group Policy

5. Make sure everything the rest Windows update policies are set here Not configured. If not, go ahead and set them to Not Configured as shown above.

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6 Close the Group Policy Editor and restart your personal computer. Usually, after restarting, the “Some settings are controlled by your organization” message on the Windows Update page disappears.

Method 5. Remove the policy registry keys.

1. It’s open Registry editor: For this:

    1. press at the same time Windows image + R Buttons to open the Run command window.
    2. Type regedit and beat Enter To open the registry editor.

2. In the registry editor, go to:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft

3a. Right click at Microsoft select the folder and select Export to back up the key.

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3b. Enter a file name (eg “Microsoft”) and save the registry file to your desktop.*

*Note: If something goes wrong after editing the registry, you can undo the changes by double-clicking the extracted registry key (.REG file) on the desktop.

4. Now right click again and Delete the Microsoft the key. (If you get a prompt that says “Cannot uninstall Microsoft: There was an error deleting the key”, click OK.)

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5. Now go to this address:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Group Policy

6a. Right click enabled Group Policy key and select Export to back up the key.
6b. Enter a file name (eg “Group Policy”) and storage registry file on your desktop.*

*Note: If something goes wrong after editing the registry, you can undo the changes by double-clicking the extracted registry key (.REG file) on the desktop.

7. Right click on Group Policy folder, then click Delete. (You’ll get a prompt asking if you want to delete the folder and its subkeys completely, click the Yes)

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8. Shut down Registry editor and restart your personal computer.

That’s it! Which method worked for you?
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