October 21, 2013, 12:11 PM — Automatic updates can be a big convenience in OS X Mavericks. But there may come a time when you want to turn them off. No problem, it's very easy to disable automatic updates in OS X Mavericks.
1. Go to System Preferences.
2. Go to App Store.
3. Uncheck the "Automatically check for updates" option.
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