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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 May 2016
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Posted By jelson
Oh wow! It really seems like Microsoft is trying...

Oh wow! It really seems like Microsoft is trying to force everyone to upgrade to Windows 10, when not everyone wants to upgrade! I've heard that now people's computers are upgrading without their...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Mar 2016
Replies: 1,035
Views: 256,250
Posted By jelson
Interesting... must be another task scheduled to...

Interesting... must be another task scheduled to one of the various GWX updates
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Mar 2016
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Posted By jelson
The optional updates above appear to add...

The optional updates above appear to add telemetry functions to the system. Do these updates serve any purpose related to Win 10? Is it recommended to install these updates?

I haven't installed...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Feb 2016
Replies: 1,035
Views: 256,250
Posted By jelson
Solid point... FYI it's now been reclassified as...

Solid point... FYI it's now been reclassified as "Recommended"
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Feb 2016
Replies: 1,035
Views: 256,250
Posted By jelson
Color me cynical... but I'm hiding 3123862 ...

Color me cynical... but I'm hiding 3123862

KB 3123862 eerily resembles Microsoft's earlier Get Windows 10 patch | InfoWorld...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 30 Jan 2016
Replies: 1,035
Views: 256,250
Posted By jelson
[/QUOTE] Nice work there! I hid...

[/QUOTE]

Nice work there!

I hid KB2999226 as well: simply because it's the "Windows 10 Universal CRT" -- Visual C runtime built into W10 -- and my understanding is it's only needed so far by...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Jan 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,916
Posted By jelson
Yes, all the above are "clean." In this...

Yes, all the above are "clean."

In this post (http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/367377-how-remove-windows-10-upgrade-updates-windows-7-8-a-post3202629.html#post3202629),...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Jan 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,916
Posted By jelson
Yes, all the above are "clean." In this...

Yes, all the above are "clean."

In this post (http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/367377-how-remove-windows-10-upgrade-updates-windows-7-8-a-post3202629.html#post3202629),...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Jan 2016
Replies: 1,035
Views: 256,250
Posted By jelson
Thanks... working for me now in IE11 Much...

Thanks... working for me now in IE11 Much obliged.
Forum: News 18 Jan 2016
Replies: 34
Views: 4,078
Posted By jelson
I too have hidden all the W10 and telemetry...

I too have hidden all the W10 and telemetry updates on my W7 64 machine. And back in the summer, I had similar experiences of slowness and instability after I had installed 2 Windows Update Client...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Jan 2016
Replies: 1,035
Views: 256,250
Posted By jelson
I understand that the website that you linked to...

I understand that the website that you linked to states...
"This update doesn't replace a previously released update."
...but Windows Update Catalog...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Jan 2016
Replies: 1,035
Views: 256,250
Posted By jelson
Nicely done! Your list has all the W10-related...

Nicely done! Your list has all the W10-related updates for Win7 that I've hidden except forKB 3046480 (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3046480) (helps determine if .NET Framework 1.1 will be...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 15 Jan 2016
Replies: 1,035
Views: 256,250
Posted By jelson
...but did not install the updates that actually...

...but did not install the updates that actually read those settings.

For example, how would you expect DisableOSUpgrade to do anything if KB3080351...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Jan 2016
Replies: 1,035
Views: 256,250
Posted By jelson
FYI, on Jan. 11, Woody Leonard posted a highly...

FYI, on Jan. 11, Woody Leonard posted a highly interesting article: How 'Get Windows 10' sets its hooks into Windows 7 and 8.1 (link...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Jan 2016
Replies: 1,035
Views: 256,250
Posted By jelson
Aug article updated on Jan 13: How to manage...

Aug article updated on Jan 13: How to manage Windows 10 notification and upgrade options https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3080351

Has Micro$oft decided to be helpful...? Or, maybe... has...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Jan 2016
Replies: 1,035
Views: 256,250
Posted By jelson
Thelma, I got the same ones (except the Visual...

Thelma, I got the same ones (except the Visual C++ update). Here's what they are (sorted by number):



KB3126036 - Silverlight: stop remote exploit via malicious links



KB3108664 -...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Jan 2016
Replies: 1,035
Views: 256,250
Posted By jelson
Just a heads-up: KB2952664, which I had...

Just a heads-up: KB2952664, which I had previously hidden (in Aug, Sept & Oct) showed back up again.

According to my notes, it's W10 update-helper app that checks system compatibility and also...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Dec 2015
Replies: 1,035
Views: 256,250
Posted By jelson
Same here. Sad, isn't it?[/QUOTE] Disgusting...

Same here. Sad, isn't it?[/QUOTE]

Disgusting is more like it.:mad:[/QUOTE]

:eek: Occurred to me that Micro$oft is kinda acting like a horny teenage boy out on a date.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Dec 2015
Replies: 1,035
Views: 256,250
Posted By jelson
Same here... KB3035583 has kept reappearing since...

Same here... KB3035583 has kept reappearing since its initial release in June... I rehid it in Aug, Sept, Oct, and Dec



Yes... all of those Security updates are not only safe... but needed.
...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 Dec 2015
Replies: 1,035
Views: 256,250
Posted By jelson
Have you tried using GWX Control Panel? It's...

Have you tried using GWX Control Panel?

It's much simpler than uninstalling the various W10-related updates that a number of posters in this thread have listed.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Dec 2015
Replies: 1,035
Views: 256,250
Posted By jelson
It's likely that the core problem is that many...

It's likely that the core problem is that many Windows 7/8/8.1 users have been caught unaware by MS's push of W10-related updates... which began back in February... and has been exacerbated by:


...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 23 Nov 2015
Replies: 1,035
Views: 256,250
Posted By jelson
3Colors...

3Colors (http://www.sevenforums.com/member.php?u=306674): So far, I have not found any articles reporting that the Nov 12th reissue of KB3097877 is definitely problem-free. Only thing I'm finding is...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Nov 2015
Replies: 1,035
Views: 256,250
Posted By jelson
You're welcome, man. And yeah, had the distinct...

You're welcome, man. And yeah, had the distinct impression that your list was for the benefit of the more tech savy among us.

I don't think they can afford to take "NO" for answer... MS seems...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Nov 2015
Replies: 1,035
Views: 256,250
Posted By jelson
We're all learning... I don't think it ever...

We're all learning... I don't think it ever stops. And you're welcome thelma (http://www.sevenforums.com/member.php?u=446034). Glad I helped.

My understanding is that everyone gets the pertinent...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Nov 2015
Replies: 1,035
Views: 256,250
Posted By jelson
I concur... the "DisableOSUpgrade = 1" registry...

I concur... the "DisableOSUpgrade = 1" registry setting is only functional if the Window Update Client KB3050265 (Aug '15) or newer has been installed. As I understand it, the primary reason for...
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