Stop Windows 11 Upgrade

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Stop Windows 11 Upgrade

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Is Windows 10 pestering you to "upgrade" to Windows 11? Do you not want to "upgrade" because Windows 11 doesn't even have a vertical taskbar (i.e. a taskbar that you can move to the left or right side)?

Copy this line to a batch file and run it from a command prompt that has Administrator privileges:

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reg add HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate /v TargetReleaseversionInfo /t REG_SZ /d 22H2
Or just download this already made batch file and then run it from a command prompt that has Administrator privileges:
https://www.htmlvalidator.com/downloads ... dows11.bat

I use this on several of my systems because Windows 11 does not support a vertical taskbar which I heavily use. I am hoping they will add that feature back at some point. It just doesn't make sense to me to waste so much monitor real estate with a taskbar that stretches all the way across a widescreen monitor, and the problem is even worse if you use an ultra widescreen monitor (and no, the taskbar autohide feature is not a good workaround, at least for me).
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