If you have Windows 7 you may have noticed the icon for updating to Windows 10, or you may have received periodic messages about doing so.
Up until now, upgrading to Windows 10 has been optional
, now it is a recommended
update. What this means, is that Windows 10 may install on your computer automatically. Surprise!
If you are using Windows 7 and want to stick with it, you need to change your update settings. Importantly, you want to select the option to be asked before any install takes place. Read about it here