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Date: 2015aug17
OS: Windows8
Keywords: OSX

Q.  How do I stop those Windows 10 nag messages?

A.  There is a program called GWX.exe that runs all the time (!)
that produces these messages.

Using Task Manager (you can get it with Ctrl-Alt-Del) stop it.

Then so it doesn't start again, rename its folder:

cd c:\windows\system32 rename GWX GWX.HIDE
You may need to take ownership. And there is a registry key so a futue update won't replace it:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Gwx] "DisableGwx"=dword:00000001

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