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Windows 7: Microsoft to users: You'll download Windows 10, and you'll like it

01 Nov 2015   #111
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

How about Windows 7 SP-1/SE


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02 Nov 2015   #112
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18 MATE, W10IP VM, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 

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Interesting how it has never happened with any of the other 200+ W7 updates (on my PC).
I really do wish I had taken a screen shot at the time but I was more concerned about fixing the machines than taking pictures.
That's always seems to be what happens ("No time to take screenshots now. I'll do them later.").


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Oh man!

There seems to be a lot of shills, trolls and juveniles posting comments on that site (about that article).
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02 Nov 2015   #113
3Colors

64-bit Windows 7 Professional
 
 

I tried the W10 in a laptop and I liked. An increase in performance.
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02 Nov 2015   #114
jadinolf

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

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If I was the new boss of Microsoft. Some new guidelines.

1. Windows 10 stays
2. Windows 10 will no longer be free
3. Windows 10 will be in re-development starting NOW.
4. Windows 10 will be change to meet our billions of customers needs and desires.
5. We will no longer make products we like unless our customer also like them and are willing to pay for them.
6. We will not hold back anything, their will be full and understandable disclosure.
7. Their will be opt in and not opt out of any added functions; well displayed and understandable.
8. We will no longer have Windows 10 in any updates of our previous operating systems.
9. We will increase our advertisement budget to sell our products in a friendly fashion.
10. Board members will agree to these above guidelines or quickly find the exit door before the janitorial department gets in the board room and starts cleaning.

Our goal is to make Windows 10 so our customers want to buy, use and enjoy Windows 10. We want to keep our billions of customers and add to our customer list with products that old and new customers want.

Starting now all our employees will be notified that the desires and obligation of Microsoft are to make products our customers want and need, not some board room member goofy idea.

To all board room members.
Don't ask any questions until you are sure you understand and agree to the above memo.

Please install a copy of this memo in all bathroom stalls and above all urinals so everybody in the company will read it.

Signed:
Layback Bear
Dated NOW
I'm liking you more and more for MS CEO!
Try Pope.
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04 Nov 2015   #115
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

I like many don't want W10 forced on me I have KB3083710 installed. What do I do ... uninstall it?
My update setting btw are
Microsoft to users: You'll download Windows 10, and you'll like it-capture.jpg


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04 Nov 2015   #116
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Just got this one or at least just noticed it as a Optional
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3102810

Quote:
Issues that are fixed in this update


Issue 1

When you install updates by using System Center Configuration Manager, the installation takes a long time, and System Center Configuration Manager becomes overloaded.
Issue 2

The Svchost.exe process occupies 100 percent of CPU usage when you upgrade a Windows Update client to Windows 10.
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04 Nov 2015   #117
michael diemer

Windows 7 x64 SP1
 
 

An easy way to deal with this crap: take W7 offline permanently, use it only for things you absolutely need it for. (For me, that's music creation). Find a Linux distro you like, and use that for all Internet activity. You can download software for W7 with Linux. Then put it on W7 (running a malware scan on it if you feel the need).
If M$ has so screwed up your W7 that you can't get it clean of this infection, take it back to before this sh*t started, with a system image. Then keep it offline.
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05 Nov 2015   #118
Diosoth

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I actually had to disable automatic checking for updates back in May because it seemed every time it would check for those updates on its daily schedule both cores of my CPU would shoot to 100% usage for a good 15 minutes straight and it had the worst habit of starting the check when I was running something, slowing the whole computer to a crawl. After some exploration I learned that the update check was the culprit.

It should not do that. It shouldn't eat up the CPU just to check for updates or take that long to get a list. I didn't even have to set to download or anything, merely check. At least MSE's daily update is unobtrusive enough that it doesn't eat up the CPU.
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10 Nov 2015   #119
Computer0304

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 

Wait... I read through the thread but I'm kind of confused. Is disabling "Give me reccomend updates the same way I recieve important updates" the only thing I have to do for now to prevent Windows 10 from being installed automatically? I still want to leave important updates to install automatically because I often forget about things like this. Also, I don't want to change anything else to completely get rid of the update because that still feels kind of risky. I'll also just download any other recommended updates manually if I see it update automatically on Patch Tuesday.
(I'm using Windows 8.1 K and another machine with regular Windows 8.1)
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10 Nov 2015   #120
Brds7t7

Windows 7 Pro 64-Bit, Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit, Windows 8.1 Pro 64-Bit
 
 

If you've unticked the recommended box then it "shouldn't" download the installer.
Although, the way MS is pushing 10, I wouldn't be surprised if it's still downloaded on to your HDD when set to Automatic.
I never have mine set to Auto, just to check.
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