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Windows 7: Has January 14, 2020, arrived early????

11 Dec 2019   #1
Berton

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17, Windows 10 Pro TP
 
 
Has January 14, 2020, arrived early????

Surprise!! I was updating a Win7 HE computer this morning and had to leave for an appointment while it was working. When I got back 3 hours later imagine my surprise when the update had turned into an Upgrade to Win10 without any interaction on the user's part, no one home but my 2 dogs. I was trying to decide if or when I wanted to put Win10 on it yet.


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12 Dec 2019   #2
Snick

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, & Kali
 
 

Hi Berton,
Not that I'm aware of! Cold enough here in SE Mich.

Haven't had that happen yet!
You can go back to win 7 if you wish
Start menu > Settings > Update & Security > Recovery. “Go back to Windows 7
Bill
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12 Dec 2019   #3
Berton

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17, Windows 10 Pro TP
 
 

I decided to cancel that update, clone the HDD, change the drive and test the clone, seems to be fine. Now I'll use the downloaded Win10 to do a clean install. Part of my decision is to also change the case, previous owner did some damage to this one. Getting freebies brings some little bit of risk.
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20 Dec 2019   #4
erpster4

Windows 7 SP1 Home Premium 64bit [x64]
 
 

that's why Never10 needs to be used to prevent unexpected or unwanted upgrades from Win7 to Win10
and download & install the KB3184143 update to also remove some of the GWX stuff - never use Win7 without doing these things
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