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Windows 7: Are you serious right now?(Windows 10 forced)

14 Mar 2016   #81
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

It doesn`t matter if you install every update under the sun, you still have to click the "Get Windows 10" icon to get it, can we please close this stupid thread. LOL

Microsoft, please go back to selling your product, no more free upgrades, For the love of God, Please


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14 Mar 2016   #82
woodyleonhard

Many OSs on multiple platforms
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
If you look at my screenshots above, the upgrade to Windows 10 is an optional update. Optional updates do not get automatically installed by Windows, but only installed by the user that left it checked when they manually checked for and installed updates themselves.
If you look at my screenshot, at least on this particular test machine, "Upgrade to Windows 10 Pro, Version 1511, 10586" appears as a checked, Optional, update. The check signifies that it will be installed the next time Auto Update runs.

More to the point, if I UNcheck "Upgrade to Windows 10 Pro, Version 1511, 10586" and run any piece of Windows Update, the item gets checked again.

Read the article. It's chilling. (In my universe, anyway.)
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14 Mar 2016   #83
woodyleonhard

Many OSs on multiple platforms
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
It doesn`t matter if you install every update under the sun, you still have to click the "Get Windows 10" icon to get it, can we please close this stupid thread. LOL
That's simply not true.
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14 Mar 2016   #84
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by woodyleonhard View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
It doesn`t matter if you install every update under the sun, you still have to click the "Get Windows 10" icon to get it, can we please close this stupid thread. LOL
That's simply not true.
Really?

Please explain the screenshots I posted earlier at the link below.

Are you serious right now?(Windows 10 forced)
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14 Mar 2016   #85
z3r010

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by woodyleonhard View Post
That's simply not true.
Says the infoworld hack
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14 Mar 2016   #86
woodyleonhard

Many OSs on multiple platforms
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by woodyleonhard View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
It doesn`t matter if you install every update under the sun, you still have to click the "Get Windows 10" icon to get it, can we please close this stupid thread. LOL
That's simply not true.
Really?

Please explain the screenshots I posted earlier at the link below.

Are you serious right now?(Windows 10 forced)
Sure. Those shots of the Optional updates was taken in early February. Microsoft's updating changed, for many people, on Friday March 11 - and it changed again on Sunday. Read my article.

Microsoft's playing fast and loose with the old Windows Update rules.
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14 Mar 2016   #87
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by woodyleonhard View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
If you look at my screenshots above, the upgrade to Windows 10 is an optional update. Optional updates do not get automatically installed by Windows, but only installed by the user that left it checked when they manually checked for and installed updates themselves.
If you look at my screenshot, at least on this particular test machine, "Upgrade to Windows 10 Pro, Version 1511, 10586" appears as a checked, Optional, update. The check signifies that it will be installed the next time Auto Update runs.

More to the point, if I UNcheck "Upgrade to Windows 10 Pro, Version 1511, 10586" and run any piece of Windows Update, the item gets checked again.

Read the article. It's chilling. (In my universe, anyway.)
I don't see that in your article. I see it checked as an "Optional" update.

Optional updates do not get automatically installed by Windows. Instead, only when the user manually installs it.
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14 Mar 2016   #88
Emmar

W 7 Home Premium
 
 

I'll tell you why I think it is forced..........Because we are told to trust MS and update to keep our computer safe. So a lot of people do that without even thinking it might be a new OS. They don't read in PC forums and are not up to date on the changes. They just use it as a tool. If I had been as computer illiterate as I was in 1996 I would have clicked OK. And I read that some of W 10 is already uploaded to your PC and doesn't always work when it is removed. I do not if that is factual.
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14 Mar 2016   #89
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

One thing I've noticed is that people who do not like Win 10 for whatever reason only attack Win 10 and MS for the way they are distributing Win 10 and are not attacking people for liking Win 10. However, it's people who like Win 10 who have been attacking people who don't like Win 10 by insulting them, using cracks like tin foil hats, etc.

Frankly, I don't give the north end of a south bound furry little rodent whether someone likes Win 10 or not. There are perfectly good reasons for both sides of the argument but resorting to personal attacks against forum members, using cheap shots, insults, pranks, etc. is childish, nonproductive and tiresome.
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14 Mar 2016   #90
woodyleonhard

Many OSs on multiple platforms
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
I don't see that in your article. I see it checked as an "Optional" update.

Option updates do not get automatically installed by Windows. Instead, only when the user manually installs it.
That's correct. It appears, in bold, checked, in the Optional category.

Windows Update installs checked items, whether they're Optional or Important, whether the user checked them or not. Trust me on this. Better, test it if you have a Win7 machine handy.
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