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Windows 7: How to remove Windows 10 upgrade updates in Windows 7 and 8

17 Apr 2015   #1
Tookeri

Windows 7 Pro 32
 
 
How to remove Windows 10 upgrade updates in Windows 7 and 8

Updated: added KB 3022345 to the list.
And highlighted updates that are only for Windows 8



Quote:
  • KB 3035583 - According to Microsoft, this update enables "additional capabilities for Windows Update notifications when new updates are available".
  • KB 2952664 - Labeled a compatibility upgrade for upgrading Windows 7, its purpose is to "make improvements to the current operating system in order to ease the upgrade experience to the latest version of Windows".
  • KB 2976978 - A compatibility update for Windows 8.1 and Windows 8 which "performs diagnostics on the Windows system [..] to determine whether compatibility issues may be encountered when the latest Windows operating system is installed.
  • KB 3021917 - Does the same as KB 2976978 but on Windows 7.
  • KB 3044374 - This update for Windows 8.1 enables systems to upgrade from the current operating system to a later version of Windows.
  • KB 2990214 - Does the same as KB 3044374 but on Windows 7.
  • KB 3022345 - Update to enable the Diagnostics Tracking Service in Windows (Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1)
Do the following to check if an update is installed:
  1. Tap on the Windows-key, type cmd and hit enter.
  2. Type powershell and hit enter.
  3. Use the command get-hotfix -id KB3035583 to find out whether the update is installed
  4. To speed things up, query for all updates in a single command like this:
    get-hotfix -id KB3035583,KB2952664,KB2976978,KB3021917,KB3044374,KB2990214,KB3022345
You can use the command line to remove Windows Patches as well.
  1. If you are still in Powershell type exit to leave.
  2. Use the command wusa /uninstall /kb:2952664 to uninstall a patch
How to remove Windows 10 upgrade updates in Windows 7 and 8 - gHacks Tech News





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17 Apr 2015   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Just uninstall through windows updates, then hide the update when it shows up again.
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17 Apr 2015   #3
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Thanks for the link
Yep it's been a fun month or two but a couple of those updates have morphed at least for me Now showing a couple as Important instead of optional as originally did,
A couple even disappeared from the hide list and reappeared as Important is how I spotted them :/
Namely KB2990214 the other morphed to Recommended KB2952664

Originally the only recommended I ever showed was KB3035583 and I suppose ....1917 ?
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18 Apr 2015   #4
andrew129260

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I don't understand the point as to why someone would want to remove them.
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18 Apr 2015   #5
jamis

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by andrew129260 View Post
I don't understand the point as to why someone would want to remove them.
Paranoia, perhaps. I'd like to know why MS is rolling them out now piecemeal. Why not offer the upgrade package when a user wants it? My guess is they are trolling for install information to see what impact there will be when a W7 user actually tries to upgrade to W10. It won't be me.
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18 Apr 2015   #6
Boozad

W7 Pro x64 SP1 | W10 Pro IP x64 | W8.1 Pro x64 VM | Linux Mint VM
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by andrew129260 View Post
I don't understand the point as to why someone would want to remove them.
Because they don't want them.
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18 Apr 2015   #7
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Why.
I don't want nothing telling me if I want to, or I should, or I could update my perfectly working Windows 7 to Windows 10.
That is why I have already remove them.

When and if I choose to use Windows 10 all I want to do is buy it, install it and use it.
I don't want Microsoft muching with my Windows 7 systems with Windows 10 B/S.
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19 Apr 2015   #8
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Boozad View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by andrew129260 View Post
I don't understand the point as to why someone would want to remove them.
Because they don't want them.
Bingo
My machine is not compatible = old mother board so 10 is not going to happen
Luckily I found out testing instead of covering win-7 with a windows update,

I always expected to update win-8.1 but now that's not probably going to happen either the mother board is the same no matter which os is on it
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19 Apr 2015   #9
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

And how about...

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19 Apr 2015   #10
andrew129260

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Okay. You might miss out on the free windows 10 though, I am still not sure how this is all going to play out. But that is my thought.

I think Microsoft is doing this for the average users out there who otherwise would not know.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Boozad View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by andrew129260 View Post
I don't understand the point as to why someone would want to remove them.
Because they don't want them.
Bingo
My machine is not compatible = old mother board so 10 is not going to happen
Luckily I found out testing instead of covering win-7 with a windows update,

I always expected to update win-8.1 but now that's not probably going to happen either the mother board is the same no matter which os is on it

Hmm that is a good point. Windows 10 has the same requirements of cpu 8 has which some older systems won't have. Wonder what happens if an average user tries to upgrade and cannot?

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
Why.
I don't want nothing telling me if I want to, or I should, or I could update my perfectly working Windows 7 to Windows 10.
That is why I have already remove them.

When and if I choose to use Windows 10 all I want to do is buy it, install it and use it.
I don't want Microsoft muching with my Windows 7 systems with Windows 10 B/S.
You seem a little angry about it. You could always just hit no when it offers and that is that. Just seems like more of an annoyance to go through and remove the updates when you can simply decline the 10 offer. Just my opinion.
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