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  1.    13 Dec 2015 #20
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    Quote Originally Posted by townsbg View Post
    Yes that's what it is so I already implemented option 2. How do I make sure that it isn't being downloaded?
    Ok, good. I'd recommend to use option 3 instead. This way you don't have to worry about it being downloaded or not since it'll be disabled.
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  2.    15 Dec 2015 #21
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    I already have that set.
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  3.    15 Dec 2015 #22
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    You're good to go then to prevent the update to Windows 10 from being downloaded.
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  4.    19 Dec 2015 #23
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    What I like to do is use Virtual Machines and see if they actually work and then attempt on my Physical Machine
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  5.    21 Dec 2015 #24
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    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)

    A VM is useful to test whether your programs will work but the VM won't reveal any hardware issues which may affect the upgrade as I discovered.
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  6.    21 Dec 2015 #25
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    Ugh! I'll be doggone that the KB3035583 update somehow snuck on again after performing everything in this tutorial! Booted up my 8.1 and there appeared the GWX ad balloon appeared.

    I did the reg file merge and the GPE change again. We'll see how it goes.
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  7.    21 Dec 2015 #26
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    Quote Originally Posted by HippsieGypsie View Post
    Ugh! I'll be doggone that the KB3035583 update somehow snuck on again after performing everything in this tutorial! Booted up my 8.1 and there appeared the GWX ad balloon appeared.

    I did the reg file merge and the GPE change again. We'll see how it goes.
    Hi HG. Yes I noticed KB30355863 showed up in Windows Updates once again as a recommended update. I think this is the 3 or 4th time I've hidden it, but like a bad habit it keeps coming back.
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  8.    21 Dec 2015 #27
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    Quote Originally Posted by HippsieGypsie View Post
    Ugh! I'll be doggone that the KB3035583 update somehow snuck on again after performing everything in this tutorial! Booted up my 8.1 and there appeared the GWX ad balloon appeared.

    I did the reg file merge and the GPE change again. We'll see how it goes.
    For GWX, you would want to use OPTION THREE below instead.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6...s-7-8-1-a.html
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  9.    21 Dec 2015 #28
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    For GWX, you would want to use OPTION THREE below instead.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6...s-7-8-1-a.html
    Thanks, Shawn. Done deal, although I thought the GPE fix was the ultimate block for the update, yes?

    What I did was uninstall the update, rebooted, then checked for update. When it appeared again I hid it.
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  10.    21 Dec 2015 #29
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    Nar, this tutorial is only for the "Upgrade to Windows 10" in Windows Update instead.

    The GWX icon is a separate issue.

    Of course, it doesn't help that recent Windows Updates have been resetting settings back to default.
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