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Prevent silverlight from updating

But if you -- like most people -- are using Windows 10 Home, you'll need to use workarounds to stave off Windows 10's aggressive automatic updates.

If you've just deployed some custom workflow activities to your site, this will probably solve your problem (and you should clear the cache folders every time you deploy custom activities).

If the error occurs spontaneously, this approach often won't help.

This new feature is actually pretty convenient for most users, but not everyone wants their operating system updated on Microsoft's schedule.

(And it's one of the reasons you might not want to upgrade to Windows 10 just yet.)If you're running a professional version of Windows 10 (Professional, Enterprise or Education), you actually can disable automatic updates using the Group Policy editor.

Update, May 15: With the Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft has largely addressed the forced updates that often resulted in lost work.

And, while the the recent Wanna Cry ransomware does not (thus far) appear to affect Windows 10, you need to make sure your PC is kept up-to-date with security patches to avoid exactly those sort of attacks.

A small warning: Microsoft may be scrapping this ultra-convenient feature in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.