Windows 10: Windows 10 Automatic Upgrades Hit Windows 7 And Windows 8

  1.    02 Feb 2016 #1

    Windows 10 Automatic Upgrades Hit Windows 7 And Windows 8


    Just read an article that claims that Microsoft will automatically install Windows 10 on your computer if you have Windows 7 & 8. This is bad because I personally will never use it.

    http://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonke.../#3672c44175eb


    "Happy using Windows 7 or Windows 8? You might not be happy much longer, because Microsoft has announced Windows 10 will now start installing automatically on Windows 7 and Windows 8 PCs…
    The development sees Microsoft follow through on its controversial October roadmap which said Windows 10 would have its status changed in 2016 to become a ‘Recommended’ upgrade in Windows Update. In basic terms this means anyone who uses Windows 7 or Windows 8 with default Windows Update settings (the vast majority) will now see Windows 10 begin installing by itself.
    The good news is Windows 7 and Windows 8 users will still have the power to interrupt the installation once it has started, but this still represents by far the most aggressive measure Microsoft has taken to achieve its stated goal of one billion Windows 10 installations by 2017."


    Also google "how to stop Windows 10 from using your PC's bandwidth to update strangers' systems". Just WOW.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    02 Feb 2016 #2

    Sigh.. another blog from a known anti MS shrill.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    02 Feb 2016 #3

    Windows 10 is more akin to malware than anything else.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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