Your Windows 10 May Install Automatically without Permission


Windows 10 May Install Automatically without Permission

Have you ever encountered the situation that Windows 10 installs automatically without permission? Do you have an idea how to prevent it or get back to the previous version? This post tells you the solutions.

A number of users posted on their social websites and other forums to complain about Windows 10 automatic installation, without asking or warning, often when doing something important. According to the survey, many Windows users have met the issue. What’s worse, they don’t know how to solve the problem of Windows 10 automatic installation without permission.

Keep reading the following paragraphs, and you will know the detailed information about this case.

Why Windows 10 Is Automatically Installed 

Microsoft once stated that most Windows 7 and 8.1 users set the computer to automatically install by default, to ensure the computers can be secure and running quickly, explaining why the Windows 10 upgrade will delete some programs without informing users.

Until now, it’s not clear what the exact cause is for Windows 10 automatically updating without permission. Then, what should users do under this circumstance? You maybe ask: “what can I do if I don’t want to run Windows 10?”

How to Go Back to the Previous Version from Windows 10

Solution 1: Use the Go back Utility

If you don’t like Windows 10 operating system, you can choose to go back to a previous version from Windows 10 in this way: click Start > Settings > Update & security > Go back to a previous version of Windows.

Update & security

Solution 2: Reinstall Windows 7/8.1

If you fail to accomplish Windows 10 downgrade, you can try reinstalling Windows 7/8.1. Go to the software download website. Select one that matches your Windows and create an installation media by using a USB flash drive or DVD.

Solution 3: System Image Restore

This is a useful method for you to go back to Windows 7/8.1. The precondition is you have created a system image before Windows updating, then, you can choose to perform a system restore to downgrade to Windows 7/8.1.

Note: Please back up all your important data before starting to roll back to the previous version from Windows 10. This can avoid data loss in case of downgrade fails.

How to Recover Data Lost due to System Update

Windows 10 upgrade will delete some programs along with related data without permission. So, can we get the lost data back? Here, a piece of professional data recovery software that can help you will be introduced.

MiniTool Partition Wizard Pro Ultimate, specially developed for partition management and partition recovery, is able to recover lost data due to mistaken deletion, virus attack, or mistaken formatting with ease.

Step 1. Install and then launch this partition manager to enter the main interface.

Step 2. Click Data Recovery on the top Tool Bar.

Data Recovery

Step 3. After that, you can see all disk partitions that can be read are listed by the drive letter. Then, select a partition and click Scan. Here we take partition G for example.

Step 4. Now, the software is scanning the selected partition. And it can detect all lost files automatically. During the scanning, if the crucial data has been shown, you can click icons in the red box to pause or stop the scan process.

Step 5. Finally, select what you need and click the Save button to restore them. It is recommended to save the recovered files to another drive to avoid data overwritten.


  1. At the beginning of the recovery, if the target partition is not displayed in the drive list, please refresh the interface by clicking the refresh icon on the top.
  2.  If you plan to recover some specified file types, please use the Settings option near the Scan button. This function will save time for you.


Something unexpected always happens when using a computer. So, there’s no need to worry if your Windows 10 installs automatically without permission one day. Just try the methods mentioned above to solve the issue.

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