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

31 Oct 2015   #61
Indianatone

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate and numerous virtual machines
 
 

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Pretty hard to believe Indiana :/
Really, which part? They have already tried it once and said they were sorry we did it in error!!!
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.
Just read this article. Microsoft now awfully pushy with Windows 10 on Win 7, 8 PCs – Reg readers hit back • The Register
Microsoft have moved the goal posts, changed the rules and absolutely can no longer be trusted.
You will log on as part of the upgrade process accept the agreements and either finish the update to 10 or after much disk crunching and are you sure? return to your original OS. I frankly don't care if no one believes me but I have warned you. The comments on The Register from IT professional make interesting reading how Microsoft fan boys have been turned into loathers and haters.


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31 Oct 2015   #62
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

You said it
Your settings are off Indi that's all
You stated you're set to download but ask to install imho that is what got you into trouble.
That and the M$ Oops which did the rest
But your settings invited the download.
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31 Oct 2015   #63
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Indianatone View Post
My settings on Windows update were set to Download Updates and let me install them.
Should have been set like this,

Microsoft to users: You'll download Windows 10, and you'll like it-2015-10-31_19h43_37.png

I would've thought anyone concerned about Microsoft pushing updates they don't want would change that.

Don't even open the door for them by letting them download.


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31 Oct 2015   #64
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Indianatone View Post
My settings on Windows update were set to Download Updates and let me install them.
Should have been set like this,

Attachment 374950

I would've thought anyone concerned about Microsoft pushing updates they don't want would change that.

Don't even open the door for them by letting them download.

I got tiered of posting mine lol
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31 Oct 2015   #65
Indianatone

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate and numerous virtual machines
 
 

That is how it is set on all of them 12 now. I fixed it that night. It was never a problem until this month. It is also possible my settings were changed by this:
KB3083710 changes your update settings from check for updates but let me choose when to download and install them to install updates automatically.

They sent that patch out October 12th.
As far as I remember updates used to tell me there were updates (Yellow Shields) and then it downloaded and updated my machines.
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31 Oct 2015   #66
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Now if the win-10 update downloads and installs we have a valid gripe as long as we still do not load Optional section updates
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31 Oct 2015   #67
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

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Now if the win-10 update downloads and installs we have a valid gripe as long as we still do not load Optional section updates
Exactly.
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31 Oct 2015   #68
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Should have been set like this,
That works fine for users that have a clue.

Even if one did have a clue, a small business (~20 computers) would expend considerable resources touching each computer for each round of updates. What would be your recommendation for them?
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31 Oct 2015   #69
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Should have been set like this,
That works fine for users that have a clue.

Even if one did have a clue, a small business (~20 computers) would expend considerable resources touching each computer for each round of updates. What would be your recommendation for them?
Unfortunately, the same thing if they don't want W10.

They are going to be spending resources trying to avoid or back out of it anyway.
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31 Oct 2015   #70
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

You would not trust MS to honor these (redundant?) registry settings?

Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\GWX]
"DisableGWX"=dword:00000001

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\OSUpgrade]
"DisableOSUpgrade"=dword:00000001
"AllowOSUpgrade"=dword:00000000
"ReservationsAllowed"=dword:00000000

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate]
"DisableOSUpgrade"=dword:00000001
I'm seriously asking for opinions.
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