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  1.    27 May 2016 #51
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 1,929
    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10

    Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup /ResetBase

    just run that command to clean out the old (superseded) files from winsxs folder
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  2.    27 May 2016 #52
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    So Cal
    Posts : 13
    Win10

    I have been trying to shut off Win 10 Updates for customers. The KB3035583 removal I thought would be a permanent fix. To hear its getting reinstalled is not good. At this point for "Industrial" users having to "For Sure" stay 7. Clone your drive. Its simple and cheap insurance. Do a Binary Copy. Looks like the guys in Redmond are going to shove Win 10 no matter what. I am getting so many customers coming in that swear they didn't enable the upgrade and now their system is hung or in the loop of death.
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  3.    27 May 2016 #53
    Join Date : May 2016
    Posts : 25
    Windows 7
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by bltserv View Post
    The KB3035583 removal I thought would be a permanent fix. To hear its getting reinstalled is not good.
    To be clear, it will reinstall if you leave updates set to "auto". I've set mine to "ask me before downloading and installing". It is recommending installation, but so far hasn't gone ahead without my permission. The recent attempt to reinstall after removal was when I inadvertently left updates on "auto".

    My wife has an expensive portable graphics workstation. It was running fine on Win 7, prior to the upgrade. She was waffling on whether to upgrade and kept postponing it, but it slipped her attention and installed. Wounded the SSD. Everyone says, "oh, your drive just failed." Nope, it was fine the afternoon before, then started throwing error messages warning of impending drive failure literally within one minute of the first Win 10 boot. I don't buy it, that's way too big a coincidence. The web is full of stories of people with SSD issues after the update. We downgraded to Win 7, but the error messages persisted. The computer is now winging its way back for a warranty replacement of the drive.

    I'm sure this message will earn me the derision of the Win 10 faithful. I don't care. We're out a lot of time to repair a daily business tool. And I'm going to do everything I can to keep Win 10 from installing on my otherwise stable and usable PC, which I use to earn my living. <Rant Mode Off>
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  4.    27 May 2016 #54
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 37
    Windows 10 Home 64 Bit

    Hi,

    I must say from a business & financial point of view, I wholeheartedly agree.

    However from a system usage point of view 10 is better, it's like stepping from Windows 3.11 to windows 95 to 98 & then to Windows XP, Vista & even 7 (Forget 8, Sorry).

    So, in my opinion, if it's not broken don't fix it!
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  5.    27 May 2016 #55
    Join Date : May 2016
    Posts : 25
    Windows 7
    Thread Starter

    I'm no Luddite. For 17 years, I earned my living as an IT pro. I started with mainframes, got into PCs at DOS 2.6 and have happily upgraded every step of the way. My next new PC will be Win 10, and I'll be fine with that. But not this one, nor my wife's when we get it back, if I can help it. After a lot of "upgrades", I've found time and again that there's less disruption to leave a PC on the OS it was delivered on. We both earn our livings with these PCs, and an hour spent recovering from a troublesome OS upgrade is an hour we can't bill our clients. End of story.
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  6.    27 May 2016 #56
    Join Date : May 2016
    Posts : 25
    Windows 7
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by bro67 View Post
    There are actually about six keys associated with the Windows 10 push, including the same in associated KB's that have been issued to get around the key change.
    Specifically, what are the 6 keys?

    And the KB numbers that were issued to get around the key changes?
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  7.    27 May 2016 #57
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 1,929
    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10

    here is a registry block to prevent the upgrade from 8.1 written by Brink

    so far has always been working for me..

    or GWX Control Panel - I have used the stand alone just to block the upgrade... The installer also has a monitoring feature.. Have not had to use it after the initial blocking
    http://ultimateoutsider.com/downloads/

    I have used both with good results, so far...
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  8.    27 May 2016 #58
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 1,929
    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10

    You can install all your updates, and use the tutorials below to disable the "Upgrade to Windows 10" update with no worries.

    Upgrade to Windows 10 Update - Enable or Disable in Windows 7 or 8.1 - Windows 10 Forums
    Get Windows 10 Icon - Remove from Taskbar in Windows 7 and 8.1 - Windows 10 Forums
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  9.    06 Jun 2016 #59
    Join Date : May 2016
    Posts : 25
    Windows 7
    Thread Starter

    I'm continuing to watch things closely.

    Just today, I discovered that KB3150513 had installed prior to when I uninstalled 3035583. Reading up on it seems to indicate that it does background work in preparation for the Win 10 install.

    It has 2952664 as a prerequisite. Looks like that one is the telemetry bit that tells MS whether your computer is upgraded and whether it is suitable for upgrade.

    Does anyone know any reason why I shouldn't uninstall both updates, at least until after 7/29?
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  10.    07 Jun 2016 #60
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 1,929
    Windows 3.1 to Windows 10

    pointless....
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