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Windows 7: Avoiding the Windows 10 Update Bully with Windows 7 Updates

20 Dec 2015   #51
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
...From what others have said MSE updates on it's own you don't need to manually check for updates for it...
That wasn't my experience back when I tried MSE. The fact it wasn't updating unless I did it manually was one of the reasons I dumped it (along with the fact it was getting poor performance ratings).


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20 Dec 2015   #52
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Ya, I did not like seeing 5583 pop up again yesterday, what`s up with that ?

Enough Microsoft, I`m sick of it.

Long Live Windows 7

I wish they would come out with an update that read "Stops all future upgrades to other operating systems"
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20 Dec 2015   #53
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Really I would download and install that one

I hear ya Lady I did too I ended up using this to get MSE to do auto by using task manager.
How To Fix Microsoft Security Essentials Virus Definitions Updates
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20 Dec 2015   #54
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

It updates perfectly fine for me....not sure what you guys have done if it doesn't for you.

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20 Dec 2015   #55
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Me either but it worked after creating the task :/
Very weird
Panda works and that's all I care about now.
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20 Dec 2015   #56
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Really I would download and install that one

I hear ya Lady I did too I ended up using this to get MSE to do auto by using task manager.
How To Fix Microsoft Security Essentials Virus Definitions Updates
Even though I don't plan on using MSE ever again (too many better ones out there), I still copied and pasted the tutorial into a Word doc for future reference on how to use the Task Scheduler. Thanks for the "edjumacashun"!
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20 Dec 2015   #57
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Golden View Post
It updates perfectly fine for me....not sure what you guys have done if it doesn't for you.

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There was a problem a few years ago where MSE definition updates stopped working.
As i remember it, it was a problem with a Windows Update that caused the problem.
That problem was fixed, but it hit many people (myself included) and some chose to ditch MSE because of the issue.
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20 Dec 2015   #58
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Your welcome Lady that link was shared to me and anyone else that saw it by DavidE
Thanks again David
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20 Dec 2015   #59
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

You're welcome Mike !
Your memory works great (better than mine), memtest passed
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20 Dec 2015   #60
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Your welcome Lady that link was shared to me and anyone else that saw it by DavidE
Thanks again David
Well, heck, I'll rep him too, then. Merry Christmas, you two!
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