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Help to stop Windows 10 from downloading to Windows 7 machines?

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Last Modified: 2016-02-13
Hi All,

Our current environment has a HQ site which contains all servers and a few remote sites which connect over VPN with no servers in any of the remote sites. Last Monday with release of Windows 10 I have noticed that many client machines are downloading over 3GB of data each and this resulted in massive issues with internet bandwidth and VPN connectivity etc. Unfortunately there was no WSUS server in place to control any of this... I have installed one now and my question is:
I have configured a GPO which points all local HQ machines at WSUS this will help me with stopping Windows 10 from being downloaded. How do I prevent Windows 10 from being downloaded to users in remote sites since there is no at remote sites? I don't want to send any updates over VPN etc...
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