Microsoft Is At It Again and Again and Again
On April 24th, 2016 I shared a method for getting rid of those annoying Windows 10 upgrade reminders that Microsoft installed on your pc, whither you wanted it or not.
Then Microsoft wrote a Malware program to get around that fix. They snuck in a the same update and reinstalled the “Get Windows 10” app (KB3035583) on May 6th. Even when I said I didn’t want it.
The method to uninstall the Win10 updates had been provided by BetaNews who shared a great step by step article to help you with this annoying issue, still works. See Remove unwanted Windows 10 upgrade files from Windows 7 and Windows 8.x
Then on July 16 they’re at it again. This time they installed an update KB3173040 to tell you:
If you have Windows 8.1 or Windows 7 with Service Pack 1 (SP1), the following full-screen notification might appear on your computer:
Sorry to interrupt, but this is important.
Windows 10 free upgrade offer ends July 29.