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Infuriating Windows 8.1 upgrade from Store nag

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    Infuriating Windows 8.1 upgrade from Store nag

    Anybody else experiencing that damn pop up, "upgrade to Windows 8.1 from the Store" box on a fully patched Windows 8 machine? It gives you no other option but to go TO the STORE and then close out of the store.

    Nag Screen to Update to Windows 8.1 - Microsoft Community
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  2. #2

    Posts : 22,630
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hey Parks,

    Uninstalling and hiding the KB2871389 Windows Update should stop the "upgrade to Windows 8.1 from the Store" nag screen. That update is the one responsible for making the Windows 8.1 update available in the Store.

    Hope this helps.
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    Posts : 26
    Windows 7 Ultimate x64

    Use Regedit (win+r), go to


    And change the value UpgradeAvailable from 1 to 0
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  4. #4

    Between that and constant bing offers that get hidden --- you'd think they would get embarrassed having to push their product so hard :-)
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