Remove Windows 10 Upgrade (via Windows Update) Option.

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  1. Sidewinder57 Win User

    Remove Windows 10 Upgrade (via Windows Update) Option.


    Hi,
    I am using Windows 7 SP1 [ Genuine ]. My upgrade to windows 10 is ready via windows update but i don't want to install it. Any idea how to remove this option so that normal system updates can be install.
    Thanks.

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    Sidewinder57, Aug 5, 2015
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  2. Isha Soni Win User

    Remove Windows 10 Upgrade Option via Windows Update

    Hi,

    Thanks for posting your query to Microsoft forum.

    This notification is for free upgrade to Windows 10. However if you want to stop this notification, you can follow the methods below and check.

    Method 1:Uninstall the Windows
    Update as follow:

    Remove the Windows update
    KB 3035583

    If the issue persists, follow method 2.

    Method 2: Rename the GWXUXWorker.exe

    Terminate the GWX.exe process using Task Manager. Moreover rename the
    GWXUXWorker.exe and GWX.exe to .old as suffix from directory location:-

    Windows\System32\GWX, if getting any issues while renaming then give the system permission's to respective files and then try to rename it again. OR you can delete the entire directory folder.

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    If the issue persists, follow method 3.

    Method 3: Registry key to stop the notification
    :-


    • Press Windows key + R on your keyboard to open the run dialog box.

    • In the Open field, type regedit.

    • Click OK.

    • Click Yes on the User Account Control (if prompted).

    • Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Gwx

    • Right click.

    • Click Modify.

    • In the Value data: field,
      dword:00000001.

    • Click OK.

    • Exit Registry Editor.

    Important this method contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added
    protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge
    Base:

    How to back up and restore the registry in Windows

    Hope this information is helpful. If the issue still persists, please post back for further assistance, we'll be glad to assist you.

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    Thanks & Regards,
     
    Isha Soni, Aug 5, 2015
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  3. LatrishaMatson Win User
    Remove Windows 10 Upgrade Option via Windows Update

    I have windows 8.1 and tried all 3 of those methods and it still won't stop sending me this

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    HOW CAN I MAKE IT STOP?
     
    LatrishaMatson, Aug 5, 2015
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