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Microsoft Windows Help => Windows Updates => Topic started by: never on October 19, 2015, 05:13:18 pm

Title: KB3050265 - New Microsoft Update to Block Windows 10 Updates
Post by: never on October 19, 2015, 05:13:18 pm
Hello, due to some requests online, I have decided to post a topic about this update since it is believed to finally block out the automatic upgrade to Windows 10. The update states the following:

"This update addresses an issue in which system performance can be decreased during scans. This issue has the greatest effect on computers that have a small amount of physical memory.
-This update addresses an issue in which Windows Update scans can fail and generate a 0x8007000E error.
-General improvements are made to support upgrades to a later version of Windows.
-This update installs a new Group Policy object that enables you to block upgrades to the latest version of Windows through Windows Update.

Microsoft is making Windows 10 available for free for one year from the date of availability to Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 customers for non-Enterprise editions. If you have Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 Pro deployed in your organization, Windows 10 will be offered to you. Computers that have this Group Policy object enabled will never detect, download, or install an upgrade to the latest version of Windows."


Many have observed the Windows 10 updates being set as 'Important' instead of 'Optional' and installed automatically with auto updates for versions 7 and 8.1. What is your opinion on this ?