Disable Windows 10 download on Windows 7 [SOLVED]
Microsoft made the somewhat odious choice to automatically download the Windows 10 installer onto Windows 7 systems 🙁 If you are an IT person installing (or reinstalling) Windows 7 Pro onto desktop business systems, you probably do not want multi-gigabyte downloads going on without any user intervention. Likewise, a pesky “upgrade” icon in the taskbar is a nuisance at best.
Thankfully, on a clean install of Windows 7 (Pro or otherwise) if you disable the following two updates you should be in the clear:
It is maddening that Microsoft makes no real mention of their true purpose in the Windows Update description blurb. You have to click through to more info to learn their true purpose 🙁
I have nothing against Win 10, I just do not want its installer crufting up a nice clean Win 7 installation!