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Never 10

Prevent automatic updates to Windows 10

by Mike Williams

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License: Freeware
Operating Systems: Windows 7 (32 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows 8
Languages: English
Software Cost: Free
Date Updated: 23 April 2016
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Downloads To Date: 7147
Developer: Gibson Research Corporation
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Never 10
Prevent automatic updates to Windows 10

Never 10 is a free tool which allows Windows 7/ 8 users to prevent their systems automatically updating to Windows 10.

The program is tiny, a sub-100KB executable - just download it and run.

Never 10 is relatively safe to use. Unlike some of the competition, it doesn't disable services, delete folders or anything else: it just gives easy access to an official "don't force-upgrade this system" Registry setting.

Normally this means it's also very simple. Run the program, it'll tell you Windows 10 updating is enabled, so you hit "Disable". If you want to update later, run the program again, it'll tell you updating is disabled, and you click "Enable".

The one small complication is that this setting only works with the latest version of Windows Update. If you don't have this, Never 10 will detect that and offer to download and install it for you. After you've done that, you're able to disable/ enable Windows 10 upgrades as we've described.


Never 10 is a simple and relatively safe Windows 10 update blocker. If you've not tried anything similar then it's a good place to start.

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WhatsApp Messenger 2.17.80

Free Full Commercial Software

WhatsApp Messenger is the world's most popular instant messaging app for smartphones.

You can use it to send and receive text and voice messages, photos, videos, even call your friends in other countries, and because it uses your phone's internet connection it might not cost you anything at all (depending on whether you'll pay data charges).

It's easy to set up and use. There's no need to create and remember new account names or pins because it works with your phone number, and uses your regular address book to find and connect you with friends who use WhatsApp already.

You can talk one-to-one or in group chats, and because you're always logged in there's no way to miss messages. Even if your phone is turned off, WhatsApp will save your messages and display them as soon as you're back online.

There's plenty more (location sharing, contact exchange, message broadcasting) and the app is free for a year, currently $0.99/ year afterwards.

What's New in Version 2.17.80

• Now you can delete messages you've sent by mistake. Just tap and hold a message you sent in the last 7 minutes, tap delete, and select "Delete for everyone." The message will be deleted for you and everyone in the chat. Requires the latest version of WhatsApp.
• Live location: now you can share your location in real-time with family and friends. Open any chat, tap the + icon > location, and tap "Share Live Location" to get started. 
• Fixed an issue that was preventing some message notifications from appearing on iOS 11.