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17 Mar 2016   #11
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Here's a post that just came in about Windows Updates, W10 upgrade, etc.
March updates on W7

EDIT:
I'm on Win 8.1 right now and see i have 23 new updates published on 2016-03-15
That's the 3rd Tuesday of the month, so they aren't PT updates




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17 Mar 2016   #12
Sky Ranch

Windows 7 Home 64-bit
 
 

At the very least I would avoid KB3035583. There are other updates that are related to W10, as mentioned in David's reference in another thread, but the KB3035583 is the main culprit that causes a lot of headaches for users that don't want to upgrade to W10.

So far, I only have two KB's that are not installed: KB3035583 and KB2952664. However, I'm not sure if KB2952664 plays that big a part in W10 as KB3035583.
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17 Mar 2016   #13
Lila

Windows 7
 
 

ok thank you for your help. hope someone can tell me what to look for so I don't install the windows 10 as yet.
have a great day!
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17 Mar 2016   #14
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

You would have to periodically check what others have to say about updates, issues, etc.

What you really should do is keep periodic System Backup Images using a program such as Macrium Reflect (free).
Then you could restore the image before the "problem started", including W10 upgrade, bad updates, malware, HD crash, etc.
I'm not worried about a forced W10 upgrade, i can easily back it out with a Image restore.
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