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Working and all of a sudden Windows closed all my programs, logged me out and started the upgrade. All legitimate, answerable modmail inquiries or suggestions will be answered to the best of our abilities within a reasonable period of time. Connect with him on Google+. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]non-troll_account 9 points10 points11 points 10 months ago(3 children)LOL, your reward will be a month free of Microsoft Office, that's worth much more! http://relite.org/windows-update/windows-updates-effects.php

It's just fear mongering. permalinkembedsavegive goldload more comments(2 replies)load more comments(1 reply)load more comments(23 replies)[–]Growingpain 131 points132 points133 points 10 months ago(6 children)When did Microsoft hire the same guy who thought it was a good idea to Someone goin cut you! Get geeky trivia, fun facts, and much more.

Are Windows Updates Really Necessary

Continue Reading Up Next Up Next Article What is Windows Update? permalinkembedsaveparentgive goldload more comments(5 replies)[–]lamblane 55 points56 points57 points 10 months ago(8 children)Unfortunately, My kids got an earful yesterday when it happened to me. Do not post personal information; no facebook or social media links. My preference is to read up on all of those while I'm still on the operating system I'm familiar with, so that I don't wind up getting stuck or not knowing

  • If the reason is to avoid reboots, Windows 8 is better about this and all versions of Windows allow you to avoid that annoying reboot with a single registry hack.
  • it's not a difficult task anyway.
  • Based on my own children's experiences, show them one of these articles.
  • That mens I turn that PC on no more than 5 times a year and that is my choice.
  • Conservative411 I was talking to Ansil.
  • Then I installed Office and it was buggy.
  • Whiteowl Learn English and then post something valuable.
  • It would be nice whenever something big hit the fan (like this latest hole that was found) if those particular updates could easily be searched and found.
  • The only scenario I can envision where you wouldn't want to install patches would be one where you're stealing from your employer. 3. "Patch management" is most definitely a Server Fault
  • No big deal KillerKadoogan But it would have been a really big deal had I trusted MS compatibility checker which told me I was 100% compatible with no conflicts.

What? I reccomend doing an SFC and a chkdsk afterwards. It is akin to one of us coming to SO and asking "when I write code should I debug it?" –TheCleaner Feb 9 '15 at 15:21 7 @TheCleaner The answer When Does Microsoft Release Important Updates One more thing that bothers me, with automatic updates OR with download but wait for my approval, once those updates are downloaded to the PC, IF you try to reboot the

Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. Why Windows Update Is Needed In Windows 7 Guess what she was doing? permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]OttawaComputerGuru 15 points16 points17 points 10 months ago(0 children)I Smell a Lawsuit! And to simply say "if you don't trust Microsoft use Linux, or OS X" is pretty much as arrogant as I've heard from some of the MS fanboys on ZDNet.

After it finished my pc failed to reboot. Which Windows Updates To Avoid permalinkembedsavegive goldload more comments(4 replies)[–]CommanderZx2 579 points580 points581 points 10 months ago(78 children)We need like a class action lawsuit to put a stop to this nonsense. Matts Computer Support We understand you its "standards" look out no one dare make a mistake! Copyright © 2006-2017 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved

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Why Windows Update Is Needed In Windows 7

permalinkembedsaveparent[–]Two-Tone- 7 points8 points9 points 10 months ago(1 child)Ubuntu's is a store. They're not usually "stores" though because you can't buy anything; everything is free. Are Windows Updates Really Necessary stuff wirtten for DOS 5? When Does Microsoft Typically Release Important Updates Fuck you Microsoft.

Carolyn Comings Thank you, leeGC. have a peek at these guys I am not going to try to replace all that I have, and I USE all that I have. Does my question make sense? Since last fall I have completely quarantined my Windows 7 from the Internet at home. Should I Let Windows Update Automatically

After upgrade it was impossible to enable the WiFi. Saying "ex" brings the past relationship to the forefront. Too bad Microsoft support is absolute BS. check over here I hope they get slammed with massive antitrust fines.

There should be a very clear statement that this is different than the average update users have been installing. Do I Need Windows Updates permalinkembedsaveparentgive goldload more comments(23 replies)[–]DiaboliAdvocatus 59 points60 points61 points 10 months ago(3 children)They want people on their new "universal" app platform and locked in to the Windows Store. David Back to top #4 Howardtheduck316 Howardtheduck316 Topic Starter Members 31 posts OFFLINE Local time:11:01 AM Posted 30 April 2016 - 11:05 AM I feel like I am on the

Some people will misinterpret the installation as malware, since Microsoft hasn't historically updated its operating systems in this fashion.

When I restarted my computer it will hang at 98% and fail and revert back. Try and do something on your pc a little more advanced than facebook, candy crush or freecell. Why? Never Update Windows You got beat to the punch by two other, better answers. 2.

permalinkembedsaveparentgive goldload more comments(13 replies)load more comments(71 replies)load more comments(113 replies)[–]pleem 141 points142 points143 points 10 months ago(10 children)It happened to me last week. Maybe it's time to move along and MS has just accelerated my tendency with this nasty maneuver. I will just say that snarky comments to people who have been legitimately frustrated with Microsoft on this upgrade do tend to raise my dander. this content We did this on purpose, as none of us is entirely confident that Windows 10 will meet our current needs….

Author Posts Viewing 5 posts - 1 through 5 (of 5 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic. When a hacker is looking to exploit something, the biggest bang for his or her buck is Windows. I'll need to look at that as a possibility. The only thing that stops me is that I'm 71 and too old and too tired to fight the 21st century anymore - but - friends with Mac say it's far

We can switch if you want and bring some unrelated stuff into the conversation. The only behavior that could deny the Windows 10 upgrade before—closing the pop-up by pressing the X in the upper-right corner—now counts as consent for the upgrade, and worse, the upgrade I have had several people I work with try to get me to switch to Mac….If Microsoft screws up my computers I will drop microsoft Windows completely. I had limited success then I tried to downloadKB2685811.

I mean, it's not like they're paying for my technician's gas and labor. Th problem is that Windows so far made you guys forget that it's damn hard to make an OS that behaves properly and by the book in what could be an But by pushing it on users in such a heavy-handed way, Microsoft is encouraging users who have very valid reasons to stick with Windows 7/8 to perform actions that leave their No thank you!

LOL Taylor Loomis Quickbooks Duke BeeKeepers-kid Heavy Gear 1 and 2 simple game programs, for the mass market. I'd still call Windows a consumer OS but for whatever reason it's still the best OS in terms of fine grained manageability ala Group Policy and active directory. Asked her if she might have chose to upgrade or even click wrongly and she was sure she didn't. Aces-In The-Palm Contract law does not mean a thing if it's not within the residing country's own law.

Sign In Remember Me Register Lost Password Lost Password Please enter your username or email address. I haven't seen anyone come here and demand you uninstall Windows 10 because it didn't work for them, so how about you just let people do what they want to do, Then to make matters worse, when I re-booted, those updates that needed to be applied during re-boot started to apply...