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Windows 7: Win7 won't update but wants to install Win10

06 Apr 2016   #1
friendlyphil

Win 7 Pro 64
 
 
Win7 won't update but wants to install Win10

Win7 has not updated in months, not since I downloaded the free Win10, but never let it install. I would like to update Win7, but each time I try, it tries to install Win10. It lists about 97 updates I need but it always starts with downloading Win10. I don't want to install Win10 at this time. Is there a way to update Win7 without installing Win10?


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06 Apr 2016   #2
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Phil mate just run the disbale batch file from this to stop the 10 Upgrade to Windows 10 Update - Enable or Disable in Windows 7 or 8.1 - Windows 10 Forums

I wouldn't be too concerned about the updates mate as it seems they are all over the place at the moment and a lot having 10 crap incorporated in them.
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07 Apr 2016   #3
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
I would first change the update settings
Make sure you have Install recommended updates the same as important updates Unchecked.
That alone would stop anything win-10 related from installing.
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07 Apr 2016   #4
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Yep mate that is how all my machines are set and I just ignore them in the main as I cannot be bothered to spend time researching what the individual updates are about.

The one thing I do run regularly is the GWX Control Panel Ultimate Outsider - Software Downloads and it finds 10 crap files even though I don't do anything with updates.
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07 Apr 2016   #5
thelma

windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 

Hi John, I do the same.

Just don't do updates lately
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07 Apr 2016   #6
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Yes Thelma really a bit pointless really when they are threatening all sorts of things to come in the future and to be honest I think the innocuous updates are just masking 10 crap.
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