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Windows 7: Cannot update Windows 7 without being forced to download Windows 10

21 Aug 2015   #11


This issue is actually back for me as well, despite having cancelled my reservation.

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21 Aug 2015   #12

Win 7 64-bit Home

Here's a great site I found to cancel the reservation in the way MS doesn't tell you how to do so.
Successfully Cancelling Your Windows 10 Upgrade Reservation | Windows 10 content from SuperSite for Windows
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21 Oct 2015   #13

Windows 7 Professional (x64) Service Pack 1 (build 7601)


The Policy Group Editor wasn't available on my system, The regedit worked, backup first.
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26 Oct 2015   #14

64 bit Windows 7 Pro SP1

I need to update Win 7 and Windows 10 is in the list of optional updates. I unchecked Win 10 there and hided it but after I clicked on "Install updates", the first thing that appeared over the progress bar was "Downloading Windows 10"!! I am not sure if it was actually trying to download Win 10. I thought that unchecking and hiding the Win 10 download would prevent it from being downloaded. Please advise how I can download Win 7 updates without downloading Win 10 as well.

Oh, I stopped the update immediately after noticing the "Downloading Windows 10" message.
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09 Apr 2016   #15

Windows 7 64 bit
Not updating to Win 10

I have the same problem. I've tried everything, but when I try to update Windows 7, Windows 10 is automatically thrown in there. The only way I've been able to install Windows 7 updates without upgrading to Windows 10 is to go ahead and run the update, and when Windows 10 starts to install I just turn off my computer. Somehow I still get the Windows 7 updates without installing Windows 10. Not the best solution but it's the only thing I've gotten to work.
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13 Apr 2016   #16

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 OEM

Install this and run it.
It will block win 10.
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 Cannot update Windows 7 without being forced to download Windows 10

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