We help IT Professionals succeed at work.
Get Started

I stopped unexpected Windows 10 update.  How to block Windows 10 update permanently?

178 Views
Last Modified: 2017-11-20
While checking out the user's Windows 7 Pro laptop, I checked off the Definition Update for Microsoft Security Essentials.  When I started the update after the selection, I saw a message on the Windows Update that Windows 10 was being downloaded.

This person doesn't need Windows 10.  

I don't know why this appeared.  How can I block it?
For now, I've changed the setting to Download but let me choose whether to install them.

I would prefer automatic installation of important updates, but I don't want Windows 10 to auto-install.

Thanks.
Comment
Watch Question
Business Consultant (Owner)
Most Valuable Expert 2012
Expert of the Year 2018
Commented:
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 2 Answers and 2 Comments.
See Answers
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE