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Windows 7: How to get rid of "Get Windows 10" popup for good?

22 Jan 2016   #11

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
I'm not sure what else to suggest either. Usually that should stop it.
I believe it would/ might stop an actual successful upgrade from happening but not the downloading of 10 and associated updates of win-10 and popup messages.

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22 Jan 2016   #12

Windows 7 Pro Sp1 64-Bit 7601 Multiprocess

I guess that an interpreter is needed to comprehend the response provided to my last post. So does one uninstall these updates as suggested?
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22 Jan 2016   #13

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

That depends on the outcome one wants
Here is my list of associated win-10 stuff I did not want to install,
Use this to do what you wish too,
How to remove Windows 10 upgrade updates in Windows 7 and 8 - gHacks Tech News
Attachment 380257
But as mentioned the update settings do need to be a certain way to sort the win-10 stuff accordingly
Attachment 380258
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22 Jan 2016   #14

Windows 7 x64, ultimate/pro/home, SLES x86 & ia64

KB971033    windows activation genuine update, ok to leave unless having a related problem

KB2505438 - Slow performance in applications that use the DirectWrite API on a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 = It often breaks fonts (see also KB454826)
KB2670838 - Platform update for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 = breaks AERO functionality and gives you blurry fonts on some websites
KB2952664 - Compatibility update for upgrading Windows 7 = Windows 7 nagware patch that touts the Windows 10 upgrade
KB2976978 - Compatibility update for upgrading Windows 8 = nagware patch
KB2977759 - Compatibility update for Windows 7 RTM = W10 Diagnostics Compatibility telemetry
KB2990214 - Update that enables you to upgrade from Windows 7 to a later version of Windows
KB3021917 - Update to Windows 7 SP1 for performance improvements (telemetry)
KB3022345 - Update for customer experience and diagnostic telemetry -> Replaced by KB3080149
KB3035583   Update installs get windows 10 app in Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 SP1
KB3050265 - Windows Update Client for Windows 7: June 2015 = WU service updated to accept upgrade to W10 + other fixes
KB3068707 - Customer experience telemetry points (update appears to be nuked from
KB3068708 - Update for customer experience and diagnostic telemetry
KB3075249 - Update that adds telemetry points to consent.exe in Windows 8.1 and Windows 7
KB3080149 - Update for customer experience and diagnostic telemetry
here is my list that i have gone by on a few windows 7 computers.
like was said, you go into program & features and click on View Installed Updates

you may or may not have all the ones in the list i posted,
my list is what i have compiled based on what others have posted around the web as Windows 7 Updates to Avoid. I made this list only a few days ago.

except for the first one (KB971033) where i say ok to leave, find each, right-click and say Uninstall.

if it prompts you to restart, say no. do the rest you are interested in uninstalling, then after the last one do a restart.

On your next Windows Update, you will see these again as available updates.
you need to right click on them and say Hide Update
Otherwise you'll just reinstall it again and be back where you started.
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23 Jan 2016   #15

Windows 7 Pro Sp1 64-Bit 7601 Multiprocess

Thanks for the list of updates to avoid. If the updates listed are uninstalled will this prevent the Microsoft Win 10 pop-up from appearing each time IE11 is opened?
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23 Jan 2016   #16

Windows 7 Pro Sp1 64-Bit 7601 Multiprocess

The updates as shown in the post from ron7000 that were installed on the computer have been uninstalled. It does not prevent the Win 10 upgrade pop-up from appearing. Did a search of C: drive for KB2952664 which is apparently the "nagware" patch that initiates the upgrade pop-up. The search revealed a large number of files related to KB2952664 located in MUM files. These are located in C:\Windows\Servicing\Packages. Would deleting these files eliminate the pop-up? And, can they safely be deleted? It's obvious that uninstalling KB2952664, nor the other KB updates does not eliminate the Win 10 pop-up.
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23 Jan 2016   #17

Windows 7 Pro Sp1 64-Bit 7601 Multiprocess

Success at last. The Win 10 upgrade pop-up no longer shows up when logging into IE11, at least for the previous 3 times that I have logged off the internet and then back on. Initially after uninstalling the previously listed KB updates, and hiding those that appeared after doing an update search, the Win 10 upgrade notice appeared.

Thanks to those for the help.
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25 Jan 2016   #18

Windows 7 Pro Sp1 64-Bit 7601 Multiprocess

I spoke too soon. After uninstalling the updates shown in the ron7000 post and then running update to hide the updates that reappeared, the Get Windows 10 pop-up has reappeared after opening IE11. A search of Win 7 C: drive for GWX shows a number of files, some listed as MUM while others shown as Security Catalog files. I suppose my computer is infected with all the Get Win 10 update files. Can any of the files be safely deleted?
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25 Jan 2016   #19

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

That`s odd, never heard of it showing up in IE11, it`s just a browser after all. Use Chrome instead.

My list

Updates not to Install

KB2876229 SKYPE, If you want Skype then install it.
KB2923545 RDP
KB3068708 Telemetry
KB2952664 x2
KB3022345 Replaced by KB3068708 Telemetry

KB3022345 Caused false sfc result
KB2545698 (IE9)
KB3080149 Telemetry
KB3075249 Telemetry
KB3102810 Fixes slow Windows update, I don`t need it.
KB3097877 Cause sidebar to stop working
KB3102429 Foreign Currency update (Useless)
KB3112343 Windows Update Client for Windows 7, there is no reason to install this update if your update client works fine.
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25 Jan 2016   #20

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

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