Windows 10: Windows 10 Automatic Upgrades Hit Windows 7 And Windows 8
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.
"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.
Sigh.. another blog from a known anti MS shrill.
Windows 10 is more akin to malware than anything else.
How to Defer Feature Updates in Windows 10
The Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise, and Education editions let you defer upgrades to your PC. When you defer upgrades, new Windows features won’t be downloaded or installed for several months (not...
Here is a link from Corrine at Security Garden with links to OEM vendors support information for Windows 10.
Woke up and turned the machine on this morning and saw this in Windows Update.
I am not sure what to do.