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  1. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,532
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2015-10-09 #40

    dogpark said: View Post
    Upgrade to Windows 10 just appears as an update. In fact twice in the past two days:
    If you wanted to disable that, the tutorial below can help show you how to.

    Upgrade to Windows 10 Update - Enable or Disable in Windows 7 or 8.1
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  2. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 76
    Windows 10 Pro
       2015-10-09 #41

    HippsieGypsie said: View Post
    Thanks for the info, dogpark. If not providing the GWX balloon, would you how would one would start the process if desired?
    So my bad. I ran the Disable "Get Windows 10" REG file download first time went thru this couple months back. So would that explain why it's going directly to WU?

    I see you’re on your hidden updates screen. Does “twice in the past two days” mean one came each day consecutively?
    Yes I hid the first (larger one) @ 2847.8 MB yesterday & the smaller one this morning.

    I like your sig, BTW. He was a great man, bless his soul.
    Just love his brainy quotes.
    Last edited by dogpark; 2015-10-09 at 12:56. Reason: spelling
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  3. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 76
    Windows 10 Pro
       2015-10-09 #42

    Brink said: View Post
    If you wanted to disable that, the tutorial below can help show you how to.

    Upgrade to Windows 10 Update - Enable or Disable in Windows 7 or 8.1
    I will Enable_Get_Windows_10 & see if the GWX Icon appears.

    thanks

    Edit:
    I will Enable_Get_Windows_10 & see if the GWX Icon appears
    Well I certainly made that sound dumb. My thinking was to get the GWX Icon to reappear then hide it again. Won't matter tho since Windows 10 already made it's way to WU.
    Last edited by dogpark; 2015-10-09 at 14:12. Reason: change p.s. to Edit:
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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,532
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2015-10-09 #43

    Nar, the GWX icon no longer matters now since you have the update in Windows Update.
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  5. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 76
    Windows 10 Pro
       2015-10-09 #44

    Brink said: View Post
    Nar, the GWX icon no longer matters now since you have the update in Windows Update.
    Yep, I realized what a dumb statement I made just after posting & edited my response above.
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  6. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,532
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2015-10-09 #45

    LOL, no problem.
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  7. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 2
    8.1 Pro
       2015-10-10 #46

    Brink said: View Post
    Yep, it's in the info box at the top of the tutorial.
    Thank you both Hippie and Brink!
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  8. Joined : Nov 2013
    Chicagoland
    Posts : 20,872
    Tower: W8.1; Laptop: W10 Pro build 10586; Windows Phone 8
       2015-10-10 #47

    beglitched said: View Post
    Thank you both Hippie and Brink!
    Again, thanks much to you for passing along that info!
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  9. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 213
    Windows 10
       2016-02-03 #48

    If I apply the third option to Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 8.x, I avoid the automatic download of the upgrade to Windows 10? If not, how do I prevent this?

    Thanks

    Bye
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  10. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,532
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2016-02-03 #49

    balubeto said: View Post
    If I apply the third option to Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 8.x, I avoid the automatic download of the upgrade to Windows 10? If not, how do I prevent this?

    Thanks

    Bye
    Hello balubeto,

    This tutorial is just for getting rid of the GWX "Get Windows 10" icon on the taskbar.

    The tutorial below is for the "Upgrade to Windows 10" update instead.

    Upgrade to Windows 10 Update - Enable or Disable in Windows 7 or 8.1
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