Many of you who have computers or laptops with Windows 7 or Windows 8 installed have been seeing that annoying Windows 10 nag screen from Microsoft for the last 8 months or so. Most people just ignore it or click “No” to go away, but it never does.
Now it seems that Microsoft has gotten tired of waiting for you to do the upgrade, so they are just installing it without your permission. We have seen over a dozen clients in the last week alone that got this update installed, even in the middle of what they were doing. If you don’t want this update, then you need to disable it ASAP. If you already got Windows 10 and don’t want it, you need to remove it within 30 days or it’s there forever!
To disable the Windows 10 from automatically installing itself, you can use a free (and simple) utility called “Never10” to accomplish this task. You just have to download the utility from the author’s website below, save it to your desktop and run it (no installation required):