Learn how to disable Windows Anytime Upgrade in Windows 7.
By default Windows Anytime Upgrade is available for all administrators.
If you enable this policy setting, Windows Anytime Upgrade will not run.
If you disable this policy setting or set it to Not Configured, Windows Anytime Upgrade will run.
Disable Windows Anytime Upgrade
- Type gpedit.msc in the Start menu’s search box and then press Enter.
Note: This guide shows you how to make changes to Windows 7 using Group Policy. Group Policy is not available in Home versions of Windows 7.
- Navigate to User Configuration, Administrative Templates, Windows Components, and then select Windows Anytime Upgrade in the left column of the Group Policy editor.
- Double-click Prevent Windows Anytime Upgrade from running in the Settings section of the Group Policy editor.
- Select Enable and then click OK to save the changes.
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