Recently as per this article
For individuals who have chosen to receive automatic updates through Windows Update, we help upgradable devices get ready for Windows 10 by downloading the files they’ll need if they decide to upgrade.
but Microsoft seems to be downloading hidden update in windows 7 :
according to this article :
An INQUIRER reader pointed out to us that, despite not having 'reserved' a copy of Windows 10, he had found that the ~BT folder, which has been the home of images of the new operating system since before rollout began, had appeared on his system. He had no plans to upgrade and had not put in a reservation request.
As per the above two articles there was hidden update for windows 10 with respective to windows 7 and 8 machines ,whats the effective way to stop this hidden update?
right now i cant disable windows update since i wish to patch my system with latest updates,
i checked the question which was marked as possible duplicate :
inorder to clarify how it differs it talks about the cancelled update ,but this was latest issue which was araised two days before,i didnt dig much about that and believe both were different ,apart from that it was about after the cancellation of update a
nd this one was about preventing such an update from downloading to my pc any suggestions to avoid this update?