1.    21 Nov 2015 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 32
    windows 7 32 bit

    Windows 7 wants to download windows 10 no get out?


    Hi folks,


    Anyone else encountered this on windows 7?


    On one of my computers I want to keep it at windows 7 for time being.


    In the past by hiding update KB30355583 it has worked but now when I go to windows update it insists in downloading windows 10 before it will even download the currents months updates.


    Once the download of 10 is done, in options I can untick install windows 10 but would prefer not to have Microsoft insist in downloading it in first place.


    any get outs in this?


    Thanks


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  2.    21 Nov 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 23,711
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16362

    Hello Joe,

    You might see if the tutorials below may help to disable the "Upgrade to Windows 10" update and Get Windows 10 (GWX) icon for you.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...s-7-8-1-a.html

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6...s-7-8-1-a.html
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  3.    22 Nov 2015 #3
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 29
    Windows 10 Home 64bit

    I found that same blue-ticked option, too, but on my set-up it's only in the Optional Updates section and I simply un-ticked it.

    ETA- Apologies- just checked, and it's back again!

    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Joe,

    You might see if the tutorials below may help to disable the "Upgrade to Windows 10" update and Get Windows 10 (GWX) icon for you.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...s-7-8-1-a.html

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6...s-7-8-1-a.html
    Last edited by Aurondium; 22 Nov 2015 at 10:54.
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  4.    22 Nov 2015 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 23,711
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16362

    Hello Aurondium, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Did you use step 3 in OPTION ONE of the tutorial below to disable the "Upgrade to Windows 10" update?

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...s-7-8-1-a.html

    If so, please post a screenshot showing this to see what may be wrong.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...en-forums.html
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  5.    22 Nov 2015 #5
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 29
    Windows 10 Home 64bit

    Hi, Brink.

    I haven't used that tutorial at all. Only just returned to this super site after a long gap.

    You may not remember this old Scots codger, but you (and your tutorials) were extremely helpful when I built my own computer two years ago and activated it from scratch- never having done so before. It's working great- and Witcher3 is performing flawlessly.

    I went for the Windows 10 upgrade a few months ago, but decided to revert to my Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit and that's where I am now. I reverted because my 64 bit system seemed to have gone down to a 32 bit system with Windows 10 and I couldn't at that time figure out why.

    However, from a quick browse here, I am beginning to twig it's possible to take the download (apparently at 32 bit) and then up the system back to its 64 bit status by following the steps in your appropriate tutorial- yes?

    Let me digress for a second. I've just bought a Samsung 55" Curved LED that requires WiFi to use the Smart facility. I have no Wi Fi and my computer set-up is upstairs. I am thinking of switching to Windows 10 (64 bit) and also setting up WiFi. Presumably my existing set-up can handle both - can you tell from the User info given? Maybe I need more ram or whatever? Or build another system!! What does Build 10586 mean below your avatar?

    I'm in no rush to do this and if necessary can create a fresh thread for clarity. Forgive my rambling.

    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Aurondium, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Did you use step 3 in OPTION ONE of the tutorial below to disable the "Upgrade to Windows 10" update?

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...s-7-8-1-a.html

    If so, please post a screenshot showing this to see what may be wrong.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...en-forums.html
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  6.    22 Nov 2015 #6
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 23,711
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16362

    Aurondium,

    It would require a clean install to go from 32-bit to 64-bit with 64-bit installation media.

    Windows 10 - Clean Install - Windows 10 Forums

    You can use the tutorial below to verify if you have 32-bit or 64-bit Windows 7 installed.

    System Type - 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) - Windows 7 Help Forums

    10586 is the build number of Windows I'm running.

    Windows 10 Build Number - Find - Windows 10 Forums

    It would be best to create a new thread for your Wi-Fi issue though.
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