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Everyone using Windows 7? Please read. IMPORTANT

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This is for anyone with WINDOWS-7 that would like there computer to run like normal again by getting rid of the virus's (Microsoft has disguised as recommended updates) or slowdowns Microsoft has installed over the past few months.

 

Go to...    Windows Update // View Update History // Installed Updates

Then once you are there look for the following installed updates. (See below)

If any are found select each one individually and at the top of the screen click uninstall.

 

This is the one that nags you every time you turn on the computer to install windows 10 (if you want to install 10, please skip this one)

KB3035583

 

The rest are Telemetry which sends Microsoft a list of programs you have on your computer EVERY time you turn it on, which is why it has been running so slowwwww.....  

KB2952664

KB3022345

KB3068708

KB3075249

KB3080149

 

Restart your computer.

After making these changes you will want to go back to windows update and have it search for updates. The updates you just removed will appear again (this is normal) and you will simply select each one and select hide. NOW your computer will run normal without the annoying win10 update popup and the back ground data collection going on with every startup.

 

I have performed this operation on several computers now and have very positive feedback from all of them. Then I wondered why I do not see the same issue’s at work on any of the work computers I use. After doing some research I found that these updates are not sent to windows 7 “Enterprise Edition” Which is what most Company’s/Business’s use.

 

I do not want this to be a thread about why Microsoft is doing this. I just wanted to put this together to help people out, if you don’t want to make these changes, Don’t. But if you have ALL these updates installed and a few I have looked at have, you will notice your computer running better once you have completed this. And you can only guess what these system resource hogging updates are doing for you flight simulation experience.

 

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I seem to have hidden other updates pertaining to W10 sneakiness. Does this mean they'll keep sending out the same updates with different numbers until we submit?

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I seem to have hidden other updates pertaining to W10 sneakiness. Does this mean they'll keep sending out the same updates with different numbers until we submit?

I have hidden the KB3035583 update twice, and it has reappeared in the "optional" update list twice on subsequent update checks over the last 3 or 4 months.

 

It seems MS is not prepared to accept "no" when it comes to this particular update.

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I found this app to be useful when dealing with Windows 10 upgrade nagware. Once I used it, Windows 7 hasn't nagged me for anything Windows 10 related. It is a few clicks solution without resorting to registry tweaks and other things. Very simple and gets the job done.

 

This app will automate the process of disabling the telemetry features of Windows 7. It does work with Windows 7, 8.1, and 10, despite the name of the program. Click the button on the main program tab and it'll do its work.

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Thanks a lot for this info and the apps. I was wondering why windows was getting so slow...

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 Does this mean they'll keep sending out the same updates with different numbers until we submit?

 

Yes unfortunately I think they will.

I found this app to be useful when dealing with Windows 10 upgrade nagware. Once I used it, Windows 7 hasn't nagged me for anything Windows 10 related. It is a few clicks solution without resorting to registry tweaks and other things. Very simple and gets the job done.

 

This app will automate the process of disabling the telemetry features of Windows 7. It does work with Windows 7, 8.1, and 10, despite the name of the program. Click the button on the main program tab and it'll do its work.

Thanks, I will give it a try on the next computer I work on.

 

Thanks a lot for this info and the apps. I was wondering why windows was getting so slow...

Your welcome, just trying to help everyone get there computers back to normal.

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I thought if you had  "only important updates to be installed"  you wouldn't get these updates.  I only install the Important ones don't bother with the Optional ones 

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Microsoft changed one of them (sorry cant remember which one it was) to a recommended one, so I would guess almost everyone with win7 will have at least 1 or more of these on there computer. My laptop CPU went from having about 80% usage to 1-2% usage by simply removing these so called updates. I have not used my desktop over the last 6 months as I have been moving and painting and trying to organize and ect. ect. ect. But now that I have it out of storage and rebuilt I made the changes to it as well.

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