How to turn off the ApexSQL auto-updater

Applies to
All ApexSQL products

Summary
This article shows how to disable the auto-update option

Description

To turn off the auto-update feature (enabled by default), do the following:

For Standalone applications

  1. Start the application

  2. Click on the Resources tab in the main ribbon

  3. Click on the Get updates button:

  4. In the Update dialog, uncheck the Check for updates on startup checkbox and click Close button:

For ApexSQL Monitor

  1. Start the ApexSQL Monitor updater using the shortcut located on Desktop or the start menu

  2. Uncheck the Check for updates on startup checkbox and click Close button:

For ApexSQL Add-ins

  1. Start SQL Server Management Studio/Visual Studio

  2. In the SQL Server Management Studio/Visual Studio main ribbon, navigate to ApexSQL -> ApexSQL Add-in -> Resources -> Get updates…:

  3. In the Update dialog, uncheck the Check for updates on startup checkbox and click Close button:

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