Author Topic: Instructions on how to kill the Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade Nag  (Read 2398 times)

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Instructions on how to kill the Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade Nag
« on: September 21, 2015, 09:02:16 PM »
If you do not want Microsoft nagging you to "upgrade" to windows 10 then follow these instructions. You will need to be logged in as a supervisor

1 Press Ctrl, Alt and Delete together a window will open,
2 select Start Task Manager
3 select the processes tab, there should be an entry there called "GWX.exe"
4 Select that process and the at the right bottom click the tab labled 'End Process'
5 You can now close that window down
Next
Go to
C:\windows\System32 there are lots of folders and files there.
Scroll down to the folder called GWX and right click on it, then select rename and rename the folder to GWXX.

All done, the nagging will stop from now on

I know you think you understand what you thought I said but I'm not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant

janeababe

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Re: Instructions on how to kill the Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade Nag
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2015, 09:14:38 PM »
cool...thank you. I will try that. If my pc blows up, its your shout!   :P

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Re: Instructions on how to kill the Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade Nag
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2015, 09:18:44 PM »
I
f you follow the instructions you will be ok :)
I know you think you understand what you thought I said but I'm not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant