Windows 10: how to stop windows 10 from installing

Discus and support how to stop windows 10 from installing in Windows 10 Updates and Activation to solve the problem; I don't want windows 10 on the other pc , but i think downloaded files for 10 are on it. How do i go about stopping this..if i try to install windows... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Updates and Activation' started by Wasi, Mar 10, 2016.

  1. Wasi Win User

    how to stop windows 10 from installing


    I don't want windows 10 on the other pc , but i think downloaded files for 10 are on it.
    How do i go about stopping this..if i try to install windows 7 security updates 10 want to install .
    thanks in advance

    :)
     

  2. How to stop Windows 10 from installing

    I was never unable to stop the install, even after following all instructions provided to me. In desperation, I rebuilt my operating system to Windows 7 and plan to stay there.
     
    Thomas JCasey, Mar 10, 2016
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  3. How to stop Windows 10 from installing

    Hi Thomas,

    Thank you for showing interest on Windows 10.

    I appreciate you for providing details about the issue and we are happy to assist you.

    Try the following methods and check if it helps:

    Method 1:

    I would recommend you to uninstall and reinstall that KB article and check if it works.

    Open the elevate (Adminstrator) Command Prompt and type the below command and hit Enter.

    wusa /uninstall /kb:3035583

    If the issue persists then follow the below method.

    Method 2:

    Follow the below steps and check if it helps.

    • Go into "C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download" folder
      and delete everything in that folder.
    • Now, Press Windows + X keys on the keyboard and select Command Prompt Admin.
    • Type in wuauclt.exe /updatenow in the Command prompt.
    • Close the Command prompt after successfully executed the command in Command prompt.
    Kindly let us know if you need any further assistance with Windows. We are glad to assist you.

    Thank you.
     
    Harshavardhan Rathod, Mar 10, 2016
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  4. philc43 Win User

    how to stop windows 10 from installing

    Hello Wasi *Smile

    The following tutorial will show you how to disable the W10 installation on your other PC.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...s-7-8-1-a.html

    If you have spotted the hidden directory containing the downloaded W10 upgrade files you can simply delete it.
     
    philc43, Mar 10, 2016
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