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There are lots of compelling reasons to upgrade to Windows 10 10 Compelling Reasons to Upgrade to Windows 10 10 Compelling Reasons to Upgrade to Windows 10 Windows 10 is coming on July 29. Is it worth upgrading for free? If you are looking forward to Cortana, state of the art gaming, or better support for hybrid devices - yes, definitely! And... Read More , but maybe you aren’t having any of it. While the upgrade is free and brings all sorts of new features (especially fixing many of Windows 8’s maladies), you might like your current operating system (OS) just fine or be concerned over the pervasive tracking in Windows 10 Windows 10 Is Watching: Should You Be Worried? Windows 10 Is Watching: Should You Be Worried? Since its release, Windows 10 has been dogged by rumors concerning user privacy. Some of these are accurate, whereas others are myths. But where does Windows 10 stand on privacy, really? Read More .

The application Never10 is here to save the day. This simple tool has a button that switches off all of Microsoft’s attempts to make you upgrade to Windows 10. You can enable or disable the upgrade with a single click, so this isn’t a nuclear irreversible solution.

If you install Never10 and decide you want to upgrade in a month, simply turn it off and run the update.

Because Microsoft is trying to push Windows 10 through Windows update, Never10 will run a check to make sure that your Windows Updates are current. If not, the app will install these updates for you and block Windows 10 in the process.

You could always block all the Windows 10 annoyances manually, but this tool lets you reject them all with one click and in one location. If you never want to upgrade, install it and forget about it. Just remember that the free upgrade offer ends in July, so don’t wait too long if you do want to upgrade.


Is this info too late because Microsoft already tricked you into installing Windows 10? Read our guide on how to make the best of accidentally updating to Windows 10 Are You a Windows 10 Upgrade Refugee? Do This First! Are You a Windows 10 Upgrade Refugee? Do This First! Did Microsoft just upgrade your computer to Windows 10? Since February, Windows 10 is being pushed as a Recommended update on Windows 7 and 8.1 computers. This is what you can do after you've been... Read More .

Have you updated to Windows 10? If not, let us know why you’re holding out in the comments!

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