In the resulting screen, find GWX and change the Behaviors setting to Hide icon and notification.
Click OK when you’re done, and this will hide the Windows 10 icon and end notifications.
They’re so engaged with this that they’ll even subject their own captive audience to adware tactics (and risk a “free U2 album on your i Phone”-style backlash) to tell you all about it.
With the patch applied, restart Windows to enjoy life without the upgrade notification for Windows 10.
That’s three ways to remove the Windows 10 upgrade nag screen, each reasonably straightforward to apply.
So much so that it inspired one developer to release a tool to remove Windows 10 upgrade notifications.
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. But why is Microsoft promoting its future operating system so heavily to its existing users?
Uninstalling a Windows Update is surprisingly easy, as long as you know its name.
This update is called KB3035583 so we can use the command line to delete it with a single command.
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 campaignit is certainly annoying.
It doesn’t prevent you from installing the upgrade.
It works by automatically removing the KB3035583 update from Microsoft, so is in effect a “clean” version of the previous fix.
By right clicking it, you can view the Get Windows 10 popup, or Check your upgrade status, but if you continue to ignore it, it will begin popping up automatically.