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Windows 7: Replaced disk, put 7 on a 7->10 machine. Will Win 10 try to reinstall?

09 Aug 2016   #1

Win 7 Pro 64
Replaced disk, put 7 on a 7->10 machine. Will Win 10 try to reinstall?

I had upgraded 7 to 10 with the free upgrade. Then my disk died. With a new disk and Win 7 reinstalled, will Windows try and recommend/reinstall Win 10?

I want to stay on 7. I have a laptop on which Windows 7 is optimal. Runs great. I had upgraded it to Windows 10 to claim the free install and then the drive (which had been failing) failed.

New drive installed, I installed Windows 7 from CD and activated it.

So this machine has rolled back, but not through any formal Windows Rollback procedure.

Now as I run Windows Update I wonder, will Microsoft automatically install Windows 10 on this machine?

If in Windows Update I check "install recommended updates", is Windows 10 AFTER the free update period (but on a machine & license that had been upgraded) still considered a recommended update?

Should I install GWX control panel?

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09 Aug 2016   #2

Windows 7 HP 64

MS says that the free upgrade offer has ended, so I suppose that it wont try to install win 10.
BUT, as you have the right to install Win 10, for precaution I would block win 10 with GWX.
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11 Aug 2016   #3

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

It will not reinstall 10, the free upgrade was over on the 29th.

We are all safe now
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 Replaced disk, put 7 on a 7->10 machine. Will Win 10 try to reinstall?

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