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“Your upgrade to Windows 10 is ready” How to cancel it? [duplicate]

I agreed to download Windows 10 and now it is downloaded and ready. I want to be able to control when it installs, possibly weeks from now. I'm currently on Windows 7. I have been prompted with an ...
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Windows 10 is about to install - Any way to stop it? [duplicate]

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: Is there any way to back out at this point ...
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How to install security updates after “Upgrade to Windows 10” hijacks Windows Update? [duplicate]

EDIT: Future visitors - the cited duplicate is not a duplicate. Ignore Ramhound's (and other's) claims. This is not a question about removing Get Windows 10 malware because it keeps returning. Instead,...
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How to prevent hidden windows 10 upgrade? [duplicate]

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 ...
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Still Getting Prompted to Install Windows 10 Despite Deletion of $WINDOWS.~BT Folder [duplicate]

Anyone know how to completely get rid of the Windows 10 upgrade prompt so I can install critical updates? I seemingly deleted all the necessary files and folders including the $WINDOWS.~BT folder but ...
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Windows 10 upgrade - how delate this update? [duplicate]

I allowed Windows 10 update on my Windows 7. Later I wanted to stop this update. Right now I have Windows 7 as desired, but I guess, that win10 update is on my drive, because I have got 10gb of ...
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Preventing windows 10 from being installed [duplicate]

I have windows 7 and do NOT want windows 10. I have the windows logo in my tray and have removed it twice. It always comes back. What I want is a SIMPLE way to prevent windows 10 from being ...
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Don't want Windows 10 upgrade - How do I stop installation [duplicate]

Have a computer someone does NOT want window 10 upgrade. They accidentally hit upgrade...then turned off their computer. I restored to an earlier point to where I know they had not updated to 10. ...
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What are all the Windows 7/8/8.1 updates (KBs) I must skip to avoid Windows 10 upgrading -and nags-?

It's been a time I didn't follow the list of which Windows 7/8/8.1 KBs I must skip since I don't want the unfinished Windows 10 at all. Moreover, I will still consider Windows 10 unfinished (-> ...
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Tell Windows 7 to Stop Trying to Upgrade to Windows 10?

A customer running Windows 7 Home must have reserved or okayed the Windows 10 upgrade because I am seeing daily messages that the upgrade is failing to install. This customer is not ready for ...
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Is there a way to cancel the Windows 10 upgrade in the middle of the upgrade process?

So I play "IT guy" in a company that has no IT guys. I've run into two users that had the computer start the Windows 10 upgrade process while in the middle of doing work. Unfortunately, they only ...
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WIndows Update is blocked by already cancelled upgrade to Windows 10

This is travesty! I cannot get rid of this bloody "Your upgrade to Windows 10 is ready". I have Windows 7 64bit Home Premium installed. I reserved a free upgrade to Windows 10 a couple of weeks (or ...
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Windows Update Displays “Downloading Windows 10” instead of Updates [duplicate]

I'm using windows 7 pro and do not want to upgrade to windows 10. To prevent the permanent notifications i've removed update KB3035583. Also the reservation of the upgrade is canceled so Windows ...