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Windows 7: Microsoft silently preparing your PC for Win 10

21 Apr 2015   #211
lehnerus2000

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brds7t7 View Post
Actually it's not just about prepping your system for windows 10. A couple of the updates have specifically said they are for collecting data and sending back to MS.
I suspected that after this:
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It talks to someone somewhere on the Internet too.

I was playing around with my W7 Network Manager (disabled and enabled my NIC) and I had Process Explorer open.
When I enabled my NIC, Process Explorer showed that "GWX.exe" started "talking" via my Network.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Think on this one idiot on Fox - I forgot his name.
Only one?

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
I don't like having to use a mouse to toss the Lock Screen up, then put in my password.
You can just press the "Enter" key.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
It's like a cartoon where there are a dozen doors to get through.
Not quite as bad as the space shuttle in the movie "Lifeforce".


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22 Apr 2015   #212
FerchogtX

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit Build 7600 / Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3
 
 

LOL, looking at this thread, makes me be grateful for just looking for critical security patches and not having WU enabled...
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22 Apr 2015   #213
Jesse Williams

Windows 10 Home 64-bit
 
 

Anyone know how I can get the "Windows 10 Technical Preview is ready" off of my notifications center from the windows updates notifications?
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22 Apr 2015   #214
gregrocker

 

Right click to hide any Update.
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22 Apr 2015   #215
Jesse Williams

Windows 10 Home 64-bit
 
 

Greg, I did that. But, it's still coming back.
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22 Apr 2015   #216
gregrocker

 

That's annoying. Reboot, Check for Updates again, right click it to try hiding again.
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22 Apr 2015   #217
Jesse Williams

Windows 10 Home 64-bit
 
 

Okay. I will try.
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22 Apr 2015   #218
Jesse Williams

Windows 10 Home 64-bit
 
 

It's still saying "Windows 10 Technical Preview is ready" in the notification center.
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22 Apr 2015   #219
Jesse Williams

Windows 10 Home 64-bit
 
 

After hiding the balloon, it still shows up.
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22 Apr 2015   #220
Jesse Williams

Windows 10 Home 64-bit
 
 

I have reset the notifications center. Maybe, that will fix it.
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