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If you're not comfortable making direct registry edits, you shouldn't open Regedit.At the end of this post, I've included links to files that you can use instead.)First step: Disable automatic upgrades through Windows Update.If you would prefer not to upgrade, this article explains how to make those prompts go away and how to block the Windows 10 upgrade until you decide the time is right, even if that time is "never." It's a 30-second process, involving two simple changes to Windows configuration files.
If your business is running Windows 7 or 8.1 Enterprise, the upgrade offers and the accompanying Get Windows 10 (GWX) icon don't exist.
In January, Microsoft published a support article that documents the two settings I describe in this article.
(See "Microsoft expands Get Windows 10 program to domains, publishes opt-out instructions.") Changing the two registry settings to the values described in this article will be sufficient to prevent an unwanted Windows 10 upgrade on any PC running Windows 7 or Windows 8.1.
(If that sentence makes no sense, you probably shouldn't be using Regedit.)Here's what it looks like.
Second step: Make the GWX icon, with its nagging notifications, vanish from the taskbar.