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How to banish the Windows 10 upgrade prompts in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1

Ian Paul | Jan. 15, 2016
Are you a Windows 7 or 8.1 user tired of seeing Microsoft's incessant taskbar pop-ups prompting you to upgrade to Windows 10? Here's how to banish them forever.

Now go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > Policies > Microsoft > Windows. Again create a DWORD by clicking Edit > New > DWORD (32-bit Value). Give this new entry the name “DisableGWX” and then hit Enter.

Once again, double click on the DisableGWX entry, and in the new window that opens set Value data: to 1, click OK, and then close the Registry Editor.

Now reboot your machine and that should be it. Windows 10 upgrade prompts will be banished forever.

[via ZDNet]


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