How do I stop IOS7 from downloading onto my ipad?

I just found my Ipad that i lost many months ago. And when i turned it on, it decided to download IOS7 without me doing anything. I strongly dislike IOS7 and I don't want my Ipad to have it. The download is already 24% along and i paused it by turning off the Wi-fi. Is there a way that i can stop the download ?

You can't stop it now.
You have to restore the iPad to get rid of it. Immeditaley after restorng, make sure you turn off WiFi. When WiFi is off. Now you can restore your backup. Make sure you are fast enough to turn off WiFi. I once had the update download just seconds after restoring.
Once the restore is complete, fill the iPad so that only 2.5GB or so is left of free space. That will prevent the update from downloading once again while you are on WiFi.

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