I've been avoiding the Windows 10 Upgrade to my Windows 7 install, but after a reboot recently, I am now getting the following notice from Windows Update: Windows 10 Ready to install upon reboot

Is there any way to back out at this point before I reboot? I would like to hold off for a while until I am sure a few legacy applications can handle it.

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    Uninstall the update mentioned here and get rid of GWX: superuser.com/questions/922068/… Then delete the $Windows.~BT and $Windows.~WS folders. I still see that but every time I restart there is no upgrade that occurs.
    – MC10
    Aug 14 '15 at 17:33

Click Start, type: view installed updates. Hit Enter, look through the list for the KB3035583 update. Right click it and click Uninstall


If I change my mind, can I cancel my reservation? Yes, you can cancel your reservation at any time prior to installing Windows 10. Here’s how: Right click on the Get Windows 10 App or Windows icon located in right end of the taskbar. Select “Check your upgrade status” Select “Cancel reservation” http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-10-faq

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    At the point I'm at, there is no longer a "Cancel reservation" option. i.imgur.com/NZGd8kK.png
    – Joe
    Aug 14 '15 at 20:24
  • Same here, there's no option to "Cancel reservation"
    – rodion
    Dec 2 '15 at 19:49

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