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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.

FIX: Upgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 fails

FIX: Upgrade from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 fails

If you are a Windows 8 user, you probably noticed the notification about upgrading to Windows 8.1 for free. You can upgrade in-place via the Windows Store.

However, the update might fail for some users. Here's what you have to do if you are affected by this issue.