Thursday, February 4, 2016

Win 10 Upgrade Nagging

So ... You want to upgrade to Win 10 eventually, but don't want the nagging and don't want the new "push" upgrade to happen or have Win 10 files downloaded to your PC without your knowledge.

Enter the "GWX Control Panel" utility ... this tool can help in many ways, so if this scenario fits your situation, check it out here:

Win 10 Nag Blocker

Win 10 Auto Upgrade

Microsoft has decided to make the Win 10 upgrade for Win 7 and Win 8.1 machines appear in the routine  windows Upgrade process as a "recommended" upgrade.

Most Win 7 and Win 8.1 users will see it pre-checked in the upgrade list.  If you then run the normal upgrade process, you will get a chance to decline that.  If declined, it will keep appearing in the list with a check mark.

Here is a link to a short article about that:

Auto Upgrade