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Windows 7: How to remove Windows 10 upgrade updates in Windows 7 and 8

02 Jan 2016   #791
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

On another note about win-10 pro last round,
I transferred some files to a hdd to add to 10 pro
Fast start was of course disabled in win-10 so I shut down in win-10 with Win+X power shut down as usual.

I just connected the drive and win-7 showed the 80gb drive partition as Raw and has to be formatted before use :/
So it seems win-10 is still messing with secondary drives and not in a good way either
Before during testing 7 would prompt to initialize the drive = check disk this time it's raw Oh boy :)
Fortunately of course nothing important was lost but still win-10 is in the unreliable category for sharing drives.


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02 Jan 2016   #792
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.3 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
I've seen several different types of drivers come in via Windows Update.
Agreed.

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If I install the NIC driver shown bellow from Windows Update, one of the svchost processes will max out the CPU until the NIC is disabled. Using the NIC driver from Dell is newer and stable.
Windows Update offered me an update for my Fresco Logic USB 3 driver.
After installing it, all of my USB 2 and USB 3 ports stopped working.

Currently WU is offering me updates for a Brother multifunction printer and NVidia graphics card.

With the exception of an Intel graphics driver update, every graphics driver update I've installed has lowered my WEI score, so I don't install them any more (via Windows Update or from the manufacturers website).
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02 Jan 2016   #793
groze

W7 32 bit, Linux Mint Xfce 18 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
On another note about win-10 pro last round,
I transferred some files to a hdd to add to 10 pro
Fast start was of course disabled in win-10 so I shut down in win-10 with Win+X power shut down as usual.

I just connected the drive and win-7 showed the 80gb drive partition as Raw and has to be formatted before use :/
So it seems win-10 is still messing with secondary drives and not in a good way either
Before during testing 7 would prompt to initialize the drive = check disk this time it's raw Oh boy :)
Fortunately of course nothing important was lost but still win-10 is in the unreliable category for sharing drives.
Don't know if this will help for raw drives

How To Fix A Corrupted Windows NTFS Filesystem With Ubuntu

Hard drive no longer readable windows says RAW?
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02 Jan 2016   #794
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Thanks I have a better policy
Don't share drives with win-10 and expect the files to still be there
Expect to reformat every time and be surprised if you don't have to format the drive again.
Some thing I already knew
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03 Jan 2016   #795
bhaylett

windows 7 x64
 
 

There has been a definite change in the implementation of KB3035553, issued on Jan 1st 2016. Uninstalling the update makes the system fail at an early stage, sometimes the taskbar is irresponsive, sometimes a browser will not connect. System Restore fails. It looks as if we accept the update or have to restore a full system backup.
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03 Jan 2016   #796
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

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03 Jan 2016   #797
bhaylett

windows 7 x64
 
 

Whoops! I mistyped - that should have been KB3035583. Good to know someone's reading anyway.
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03 Jan 2016   #798
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

No problem yes it's best if it never installs along with may others
Everyone has there lists of updates to avoid like the plague
Always reading and welcome to SevenForums by the way
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03 Jan 2016   #799
FD611V

Windows 7 Home -64-bit
 
 

I can vouch for what Microsoft is doing to the Windows 7 OS users. This morning, MS decided to declare WAR on my and wife's computers. Both of our mouse's are "pulsating/vibrating" so badly we can hardly hold them in hand. Now, you might ask, why would both start this on both.. a Dell laptop with Windows 7 Home, and my HP with Windows 7 Home....on same day/time. It's not a hardware situation, as I have another HP PC with Windows 7 Professional, and it's not doing this gyration thing.
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03 Jan 2016   #800
jadinolf

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bhaylett View Post
Whoops! I mistyped - that should have been KB3035583. Good to know someone's reading anyway.
Yep and the rest of us have that KB memorized.
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