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Windows 7: Automatic Windows 10 installs begin but how easy are they to stop?

03 Feb 2016   #1
Borg 386

Win 7 32 Home Premium, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1, Win 10
 
 
Automatic Windows 10 installs begin but how easy are they to stop?

So basically, 7 & 8 users that want to hang on to their OS are locked in a cat & mouse game with MS.......

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But while it can be refused, the upgrade may repeatedly try to install itself on Windows 7 and 8.1 machines.
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When asked whether a Windows 7 and 8.1 machine will attempt to begin the install again after it's been declined, a Microsoft spokesman did not answer the question directly - stating only that users will be able to stop Windows 10 from installing by changing their Windows Update settings.
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Microsoft has previously not answered the question of whether the Windows 10 upgrade will repeatedly attempt to install on affected Windows 7 and 8.1 machines. When asked the same question last year, Jeremy Korst, general manager of the Windows and Devices team at Microsoft, said only that "the customer will have the ability to delay it for some period".
Automatic Windows 10 installs begin but how easy are they to stop? - TechRepublic


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03 Feb 2016   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

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03 Feb 2016   #3
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Good tip Shawn got it on two incompatible machines
Hopefully it will work along with my regular scrutiny in installing irrelevant win-10 updates and telemetry ones too
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