Microsoft silently preparing your PC for Win 10

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  1. NoN
    Posts : 4,167
    Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]

    As far i am concerned, i do prefer hiding those updates for Windows 7, not rejecting what MS is doing on my back but just because with my actual hardware, i won't load Windows 10. I have enough to do with all those updates and hotfixes around for 7.

    Windows 10 have to be a new gen OS on a new machine with the proper hardware i choose, which might not be same kind of mounting as my actual that would become a backup computer. Gonna cost me few $$$$ sooner or later, anyway.
    Last edited by NoN; 21 Apr 2015 at 16:36.
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  2. Posts : 20,583
    Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

    Hardware is only not compatible because M$ is stuck in the mobile first world adding new Unneeded hyper state crapware
    Otherwise it in general works well,
    But M$ doesn't care about desktops as far as I can tell otherwise M$ would do away with these new features when a battery is not needed to run it
    Instant Go kill it like a rabid dog.
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  3. Posts : 1,167
    W10 32 bit, XUbuntu 18.xx 64 bit

    Why would you need to reserve your copy of windows 10 if you have a whole year to upgrade?
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  4.    #193

    Looks like that's their come-on to run the Upgrade advisor.

    I don't know how they're missing that a phone Lock Screen is completely redundant and idiotic on a desktop. I have submitted feedback, posted it in MVP channels, and guess we're going to have to raise more of a fuss.
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  5. Posts : 9,612
    Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit

    ThrashZone said:
    Todays updates will be even more interesting I fear :/

    LF I have issues remembering last week :)
    Don't feel bad. I have to check my driver's license every morning to remind me who I am before I can check the obituaries to make sure I didn't die the day before.
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  6. Posts : 20,583
    Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

    Surprisingly enough killing the lock screen in group policy actually slows booting down not speeding it up

    I suppose M$ is really looking at business environments than home to constitute a lock screen,
    But simply logging out does the same thing really beside broadcasting alerts email address to anyone with access to the room
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  7. NoN
    Posts : 4,167
    Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]

    Bah, that's resume well we are entering a new Microsoft age. That's remembering me how i gently had a smile the day i went in services.msc to disabled the WWAN configuration service, sure i need that one on my heavy weighted 7 desktop PC!
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  8.    #197

    Mike I have it Enabled to not show Lock screen in Policy but still getting it since I upgraded to latest build.

    I don't like having to use a mouse to toss the Lock Screen up, then put in my password. It's like a cartoon where there are a dozen doors to get through.
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  9. Posts : 20,583
    Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

    damn where did you get them pretty borders from
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  10. NoN
    Posts : 4,167
    Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]

    Microsoft think of your your wrists and fingers to cartoons you through the doors.

    At least its not walls!
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