Many users are happy with their computers the way they are and are not interested in upgrading to Windows 10. We’ve discussed some pros and cons, but if you have made up you’re mind that you’re not interested, here’s the best way to get Microsoft to stop bugging you.
In short, you need to uninstall a particular Windows Update. Microsoft KB3035583 in particular. After it is uninstalled, you’ll need to reboot your computer, search for Windows Updates, then hide KB3035583 to make sure it doesn’t automatically reinstall itself. The step by step instructions are below.
- In Windows 7, click the Start Menu in the lower left, then type Programs and Features.
- In Windows 8/8.1, from the Start Screen (with all of the tiles) just type Programs and Features.
- you can type anywhere on the start screen, even if you don’t see a cursor to type with – the search bar will slide in automatically from the right hand side!
After the restart is complete, immediately manually check for Windows Updates: