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Windows 7: Can the 'Upgrade to Windows 10' update be deleted

03 Aug 2015   #1
jhexp67

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
Can the 'Upgrade to Windows 10' update be deleted

I have decided not to upgrade to Windows 10.

I have hidden the 'Upgrade to Windows 10' update on Windows Update.
I am now not interested in upgrading to Windows 10.
I tried to delete this Windows 10 update but without success.

Is their anyway I can remove it from my system?


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04 Aug 2015   #2
DarKnight

Win7 Ultimate/X84
 
 

You could go to this location: Control Panel\System and Security\Windows Update and click "Turn off automatic updates".
And it the update will be disabled until you enable it back
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04 Aug 2015   #3
jhexp67

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarKnight View Post
You could go to this location: Control Panel\System and Security\Windows Update and click "Turn off automatic updates".
And it the update will be disabled until you enable it back
I have already changed Windows Update settings to 'Download updates but let me choose whether to
install them'.
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04 Aug 2015   #4
Boozad

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

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06 Aug 2015   #5
jhexp67

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Boozad View Post
I have read thru the thread you mentioned.
I uninstalled all the updates for Windows 10:
KB 3035583
KB 2952664
KB 3021917
KB 2990214

KB 2952664 and KB 3035583 reappeared on the Windows Update so I hid them.
I have also hidden the major update 'Update to Windows 10 Home'

How long do hidden updates stay there?
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06 Aug 2015   #6
jhexp67

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Can the program files for Windows 10 be deleted?
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20 Nov 2015   #7
jhexp67

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

I found a program that will disable Windows 10 updates

GWX Control Panel v1.5

It is free
It works very well and will do the following:

1/ Remove the "Get Windows 10" icon
2/ It will disable Windows 10 updates
3/ Prevent your computer from secretly downloading Windows 10 installation files
4/ Detect and remove the hidden Windows 10 installation files if they're already on your PC

Click link below and scroll down to GWX Control Panel
Ultimate Outsider - Software Downloads
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