How To Remove The Windows Upgrade Notice

UPDATE!!!! A kind developer has release an app that does it for you!

https://github.com/rn10950/I-Dont-Want-Windows-10/releases/tag/2.0

Download the I_Dont_Want_Windows_10.zip file and unzip it, then run it!

If you wish to do it yourself…

This is a brief technical article on “How To Remove The Windows Upgrade Notice”.

Microsoft began sending out notifications to Windows 7 and Windows 8 users to reserve their free Windows 10 upgrade. Microsoft delivered this notification through a program which is installed through Windows update. The upgrade assistant is named GWX.exe in C:\Windows\System32\GWX.

 

KB3035583 – Update enables additional capabilities for Windows Update notifications in Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 SP1

 

If you are not interested in Windows 10, you can remove this program from your PC. Go to Windows Update->Installed update, remove KB3035583. Also, you need to hide the update again in windows updates to prevent it from auto installing again since this is marked “important”.

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