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How to prevent Windows 7 and Windows 8 from upgrading to Windows 10

How to prevent Windows 7 and Windows 8 from upgrading to Windows 10

It's a well known fact by now that Microsoft is aggressively pushing Windows 10. But if you have no plan to migrate to Windows 10, the constant upgrade prompts can become annoying quickly. Windows 10 is also silently being downloaded on your PC. To avoid all these issues and stay with your favorite OS, you can apply a simple Registry tweak.

Disable Windows 8.1 store upgrade offer prompt

Disable Windows 8.1 store upgrade offer prompt

While Microsoft is strongly recommending everyone to upgrade Windows 8 to Windows 8.1, not every user would like to go ahead with this upgrade. If you are too busy to upgrade your OS and are happy with Windows 8 while it still remains supported, then there is no reason to upgrade right away. However, by default, it is not possible to decline the offer because it has no options in the user interface. It will be displayed every time you visit the Windows Store. In this article, we will see how to disable the Windows 8.1 store upgrade offer if you don't want to upgrade yet.