03 December 2015

Tired of those "Update to Windows 10" pop-ups? Try this.

How to Get Rid of Windows 10 Upgrade Notification in Windows 7 & 8

Written by Christian Cawley
June 15, 2015

Windows 10 is coming, and don’t you know it!? If it isn’t in your email inbox (thanks Microsoft), in your news feed, a reminder on Twitter and Facebook or on the news, it’s there, on your desktop.

Microsoft’s popup reminder about Windows 10 is an aggressive marketing campaign that has the signs of a malware infection, and while the get Windows 10 message is not a virus it is certainly annoying.

So much so that it inspired one developer to release a tool to remove Windows 10 upgrade notifications.

Why Is Windows 10 Being Pushed So Hard?

Before we take a look at how you can get rid of the Windows 10 notification, let’s take a step back for a moment. Windows 10 is coming, that much we know. But why is Microsoft promoting its future operating system so heavily to its existing users?

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