So much so that it inspired one developer to release a tool to remove Windows 10 upgrade notifications.Before we take a look at how you can get rid of the Windows 10 notification, let’s take a step back for a moment. But why is Microsoft promoting its future operating system so heavily to its existing users?Then you can upgrade from that to Windows 8.1 for free.(And again retain all of your settings, personal files and applications.) The question is, with Windows 8.1 now available, is it even possible to purchase Windows 8 anymore? Your local Best Buy, Microsoft Store (Core and Pro) and other retailers still stock the original version of Windows 8.If only there was a way to use the system image backup capabilities from Windows 7 in Windows 8. Unsurprisingly, however, Microsoft has made this functionality hard to find.In Windows 7, you could simply search for and launch Windows Backup, and you’d be up and running with a complete, system image-based backup that you could use later to restore the entire PC.I will also give links for downloading updates for Microsoft Security Essentials in the post..
So if you wish to really upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 8.1, you should upgrade to Windows 8 first.Windows Defender in Windows 10 or Windows 8.1 is set to automatically download and install the definition updates using Windows Update, once a day.If for some reason, your Windows Defender will not update automatically, or if you wish to download and save the definition updates in order to maybe update Windows Defender offline, on different installations of Windows 10/8/7/Vista, then this post will be of interest to you.provides next generation recovery tools, Push Button Reset for OS reinstalls, and File History for document versioning.But these utilities make many PC users and enthusiasts nervous.Anand Khanse is the Admin of The Windows Club.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP.