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Windows 7: Is these January updates safe and withou telemetry or W10 upgrade?

16 Jan 2016   #1
SGvagon

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Is these January updates safe and withou telemetry or W10 upgrade?

Hello,

before week Microsoft released these January updates for Windows 7:
KB3108664
KB3109560
KB3110329
KB3121212
KB3121918
KB3123479
KB3124000
KB3124001

And my question is. Are these updates safe and clean without any Microsoft telemetry or Enforcement upgrade W10? Thank you in advance.


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16 Jan 2016   #2
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Hello and welcome SVvagon mate personally I don't know because I cannot keep track of them - some members are on the ball with is crap I just know the KB3035533 is the one I like to steer clear of and I would if I were you not install anything that looks vaguely like containing 10 stuff until you know for sure they are meant for 7 alone.

Now if you are interested and concerned that 10 might creep in you can run the disable batch file from this

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

One other place I check to see if anything has crept through is in the registry HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE and HKEY_CURRENT_USER > Software > Microsoft > Windows > Current version and any entries with GWX in there I just right click and delete it.


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16 Jan 2016   #3
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Welcome to the Seven Forums

Read the 1st post How to remove Windows 10 upgrade updates in Windows 7 and 8

There is a list of updates not to install.

Jerry
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16 Jan 2016   #4
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
Welcome to the Seven Forums

Read the 1st post How to remove Windows 10 upgrade updates in Windows 7 and 8

There is a list of updates not to install.

Jerry
Thanks Jerry been looking for that one
John
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16 Jan 2016   #5
SGvagon

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

ICIT2LOL: I didn't have GWX in registry, because I never installed any upgrading update on W10 (See my list below) .

Bongo: Yes I read this, but some new updates has got secret telemetry or upgrade function. And these updates just are about week old. So, are these January updates safe to install?
My list of the danger updates for W7 and W8.1 is little more extensive KB2990214 KB3035583 KB2952664 KB2976978 x x x Windows 8.1 KB3021917 KB30443 - Pastebin.com .
And thank you for quick reply .
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17 Jan 2016   #6
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Well that is quite a nice listing SG mate much appreciated because I don't have time to sieve through the updates I just don't install any optionals and have my doubts about recommended too. I have to say I have too many machines and in two different places as the reason I don't look through them.

But nice work mate and I am going to save those and the ones Jerry posted a link for to a doc. I can then check my two main machines for them uninstalling them might be another thing but at least I shall be able to pick them out.

Glad you dropped by and hope you stay always need fresh ideas I think and the more heads to use the better the "cook" for fixes
John
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17 Jan 2016   #7
SGvagon

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Ok, So I wait for others. Perhaps some will know more about these January updates.
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18 Jan 2016   #8
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Just as a matter of interest SG - sorry don't know your name - when you find those updates mate do you just uninstall them as my Control Panel and some of my machines do not have that feature - and I am still getting GWX creeping in.
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18 Jan 2016   #9
jelson

Win7 Ult x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SGvagon View Post
Hello,

before week Microsoft released these January updates for Windows 7:
KB3108664
KB3109560
KB3110329
KB3121212
KB3121918
KB3123479
KB3124000
KB3124001

And my question is. Are these updates safe and clean without any Microsoft telemetry or Enforcement upgrade W10? Thank you in advance.
Yes, all the above are "clean."

In this post, you'll find them listed along with a note of what they do. I only saw a previously-hidden W10-related update reappear this month as "Recommended" and promptly hid it again.
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18 Jan 2016   #10
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jelson View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SGvagon View Post
Hello,

before week Microsoft released these January updates for Windows 7:
KB3108664
KB3109560
KB3110329
KB3121212
KB3121918
KB3123479
KB3124000
KB3124001

And my question is. Are these updates safe and clean without any Microsoft telemetry or Enforcement upgrade W10? Thank you in advance.
Yes, all the above are "clean."

In this post, you'll find them listed along with a note of what they do. I only saw a previously-hidden W10-related update reappear this month as "Recommended" and promptly hid it again.
This seems top go on and on and I am constantly deleting GWX from my HKEYS - they must have people working full time on convoluted updates it beggars belief.
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