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

14 Mar 2016   #1
Aunoni

Windows 7 - 64 bit OS Home Premium
 
 
Are you serious right now?(Windows 10 forced)

So it's TRUE that they are forcing windows 7 & 8 users.
This is ridiculous! Sorry for the anger btw but i had to bring this
to people's attention. I do not want windows 10 for several
reasons. Some being personal. Am i the only any one who finds this
disturbing also how avoid this update besides turning off automatic
updates? Personally they've tried to get me through streaming on
a download when i needed a framework but it was a pathetic attempt
and i quickly deleted the .exe.

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14 Mar 2016   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Aunoni, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Windows 10 is not being forced on you. If you don't want to upgrade to Windows 10, you don't have to.

Upgrade to Windows 10 Update - Enable or Disable in Windows 7 or 8.1 - Windows 10 Forums

Get Windows 10 Icon - Remove from Taskbar in Windows 7 and 8.1 - Windows 10 Forums
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14 Mar 2016   #3
Emmar

W 7 Home Premium
 
 

When did this happen?

They did force it on people, I had my W 8.1 laptop updates set to never and then disabled in Services and I got a note in the message center to turn on my updates because there important updates to be installed. I looked at the updates and the first thing I saw were driver updates at the top of the list. I knew if I updated I would have had W 10 installed.

I read in another forum they admitted their "mistake" and said it was an error. I haven't heard anything else about it being forced since then.
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14 Mar 2016   #4
z3r010

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Emmar View Post
When did this happen?
It didn't.
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14 Mar 2016   #5
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
It has been reported to happen but there is a misunderstanding on the available windows update settings and how they should be set to not include windows 10 stuff
I've yet to be auto upgraded and did try last week with a clean install and setting the update system to automatic for both Important and recommended updates.

The check compatibility feature of GWX icon was dysfunctional
"No report available we'll try again before upgrading to make sure your machine is able to run win-10 is the message it gave".

But switch or at least verify your windows update settings
Leave it on automatic just Uncheck Give me Recommended updates the same....
Windows Update Settings - Change
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14 Mar 2016   #6
BlackHawk1

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

You can manage this issue with GWX Control Panel: Ultimate Outsider - Software Downloads
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14 Mar 2016   #7
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Windows 10 is not forced upon you, you the user have to interact for this to happen, never update your PC and you`ll never get Windows 10, simple as that.

Also, read what each and every update does, you should be doing that already, and you do not need every update MS throws at you.
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14 Mar 2016   #8
BlackHawk1

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Windows 10 is not forced upon you, you the user have to interact for this to happen, never update your PC and you`ll never get Windows 10, simple as that.

Also, read what each and every update does, you should be doing that already, and you do not need every update MS throws at you.
Actually it is being forced. article from 7 hours ago, Microsoft upgraded users to Windows 10 without their OK...

Microsoft upgraded users to Windows 10 without their OK | InfoWorld
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14 Mar 2016   #9
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Sorry, but the user interacted and downloaded an update, it does not upgrade to Windows 10 all by itself.

It is impossible for it to do that.

If that were the case then explain to me why I still have Windows 7 ????

You`re reading an article from people who don`t have a clue, and got their data from users that don`t have a clue.

Microsoft allowing the free upgrade to windows 10 is the stupidest thing ever done in the history of man kind ( and that includes the Hindenburg incident ) it has caused nothing but problems for every loyal windows 7 user.

Windows 10 is fine, but it should have never been done this way, it should have been sold just like every other Windows OS, period.
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14 Mar 2016   #10
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BlackHawk1 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Windows 10 is not forced upon you, you the user have to interact for this to happen, never update your PC and you`ll never get Windows 10, simple as that.

Also, read what each and every update does, you should be doing that already, and you do not need every update MS throws at you.
Actually it is being forced. article from 7 hours ago, Microsoft upgraded users to Windows 10 without their OK...

Microsoft upgraded users to Windows 10 without their OK | InfoWorld
The problem is coming from users not paying attention and installing the upgrade to Windows 10 update by mistake since it's selected by default.

You can't claim users not paying attention as Microsoft forcing you to upgrade. That's just a bunch of media hype trying to get headlines, views, and ratings.

...and you have the option to not install in Windows Update, or just to disable it.

Are you serious right now?(Windows 10 forced)

If one did upgrade to Windows 10 by mistake, they can use the go back to previous Windows feature in Windows 10 to undo it.

Windows 10 - Go Back to Previous Windows - Windows 10 Forums
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