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  1. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,500
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2015-12-13 #20

    townsbg said: 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.    2015-12-15 #21

    I already have that set.
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  3. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,500
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2015-12-15 #22

    You're good to go then to prevent the update to Windows 10 from being downloaded.
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  4. Joined : Dec 2015
    Posts : 3
    Windows 7 Home Premuim 64 bit
       2015-12-19 #23

    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. Joined : Jun 2015
    UK
    Posts : 1,324
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)
       2015-12-21 #24

    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. Joined : Nov 2013
    Chicagoland
    Posts : 20,839
    Tower: W8.1; Laptop: W10 Pro build 10586; Windows Phone 8
       2015-12-21 #25

    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. Joined : Nov 2013
    Land of 10,000 lakes
    Posts : 10,346
    W10 Pro, W10 Home
       2015-12-21 #26

    HippsieGypsie said: 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. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,500
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2015-12-21 #27

    HippsieGypsie said: 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.

    Get Windows 10 Icon - Remove from Taskbar in Windows 7 and 8.1
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  9. Joined : Nov 2013
    Chicagoland
    Posts : 20,839
    Tower: W8.1; Laptop: W10 Pro build 10586; Windows Phone 8
       2015-12-21 #28

    Brink said: View Post
    For GWX, you would want to use OPTION THREE below instead.

    Get Windows 10 Icon - Remove from Taskbar in Windows 7 and 8.1
    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. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,500
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2015-12-21 #29

    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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