Stop windows from updating

It's such a cliché, but if it ain't broke, don't fix it.

Or in this case, if Windows 7 still works perfectly fine, why update it to Windows 10?

On Windows 7, that setting is in the Start menu, a place users expect it to be. (In fairness, Microsoft added a power icon to the Start screen in Windows 8.1.) Now that the Start menu's back on Windows 10, the shutdown setting is right back where it belongs and as easy to access as in Windows 7.

On Windows 8, you have to swipe in from the right (on a touchscreen device) or point your mouse at the top right or bottom corners and bring up the Charms bar. I was never a fan of cluttering my desktop with Microsoft's "Gadget" widgets in Windows 7.

Knowing the error code can help identify the problem/solution. Users of Windows system are sure to have experienced, at one point or another, the terrors of “The Fatal Exception”, commonly called the “Blue Screen Of Death”, or BSOD.

Released in 2009, Windows 7 is one of Microsoft's finest OS releases, right up there with Windows 95, 98 and XP. Though users can switch between the Start screen and a desktop view, the two UIs clashed and confused users.

Sometimes there is no driver update available for a particular hardware after upgrading to Windows 8.1.

Sometimes people face problems in the new OS and they want to revert back to the old Windows version.

When Windows encounters a condition that compromises safe system operation (i.e. In Windows XP, the Windows Error Reporting system was essentially manual but has now been improved & streamlined in Windows 7 & Windows Vista.

While this may be the case, Blue Screens haven’t just vanished.

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