Windows 10: Microsoft Updates Get Windows 10Prompts,No Longer Offers Reject Option

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  1. Posts : 26
    Windows 7 SP1 Home Premium
       15 Dec 2015 #11

    Antilope said: View Post
    The next Microsoft update will replace every "7" or "8" on your PC with a "10". So 7+8 will equal 20 instead of 15.
    Send this to the brass tacks at Redmond. ASAP!
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    Windows 10 home 64bit 1511 (OSbuild 10586.63)
       15 Dec 2015 #12

    This is even worse yet the next update will make it so that every number key types nothing but 10.
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  3.    15 Dec 2015 #13

    Ouch, this is what sneaked in on one of my computers, how do I temporarily block it until I am ready to upgrade?

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    Really Microsoft, I do want to upgrade, but I want to wait with the upgrade until the high number of Windows 10 complaints drop to the low number of Windows 7/8 complaints. Is that unreasonable of me?
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  4.    15 Dec 2015 #14

    FrozenCursor said: View Post
    Ouch, this is what sneaked in on one of my computers, how do I temporarily block it until I am ready to upgrade?

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    Really Microsoft, I do want to upgrade, but I want to wait with the upgrade until the high number of Windows 10 complaints drop to the low number of Windows 7/8 complaints. Is that unreasonable of me?
    Select: Show ALL Available Updates, It should show it as an Update along with any other updates if there are any. Check the box and hide it.
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  5.    16 Dec 2015 #15

    Sumitdhiman said: View Post

    Basically, if you’re running an older version of Windows, and you haven’t yet disabled the Get Windows 10 app, the prompt linked to the upgrade is now recommending you to install the new OS and even gives you two different options. But unfortunately, the “no” option is not there anymore.
    Read more :http://news.softpedia.com/news/micro...n-497486.shtml
    There is an arrow on the right of the dialog to advance to the next of 6 pages. Perhaps doing so would be educational before jumping to conclusions?
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  6.    16 Dec 2015 #16

    gator2013 said: View Post
    Select: Show ALL Available Updates, It should show it as an Update along with any other updates if there are any. Check the box and hide it.
    Fortunately, the Windows Update thingie does not do anything as long as you don't press the 'Get started' button. So, on second thought, although I asked, I did not hunt down the update culprit.

    It would also be futile, I think, because 'Microsoft wants to make it easy for the user to upgrade', just look at how the upgrade push has increased over time:

    - In the beginning, there was the tiny GWX icon in the taskbar that you have to press to see anything
    - Then fair-sized nags pop up spontaneously with some regularity
    - Now this giant update graphics is a permanent and prominent feature in Windows Update

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  7.    16 Dec 2015 #17

    EricTheO said: View Post
    There is an arrow on the right of the dialog to advance to the next of 6 pages. Perhaps doing so would be educational before jumping to conclusions?
    I doubt most would actually notice that, why not simply have a 'no I don't want this' option on the first screen ?
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  8.    04 Jan 2016 #18

    FrozenCursor said: View Post

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    FWIW, status update: the above Windows Update graphics that first appeared on one of my Windows 8.1 computers now appears on all of my Windows 8.1 computers The MB numbers are somewhat higher, and interestingly, the MB numbers differ from one computer to the next.

    The Windows Update graphics does not appear on my other computers that are eligible for the free upgrade to Windows 10.

    I still want to wait a little with the upgrades, and luckily, automatic Windows Update runs smoothly without upgrading
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  9.    04 Jan 2016 #19

    I just turned off all updates except security updates on my machine. So far no issues with the upgrade spam. Yes, it means I might miss out on a recommended update for a non-security problem. However, if I have an issue I can look it up and download the one KB to fix the problem. That said, Microsoft should have just had a check box with the words "Windows 10 upgrade." When you click it you upgrade. This pro-active pushing, pop-up window garbage really needs to stop.
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  10.    04 Jan 2016 #20

    gator2013 said: View Post
    Select: Show ALL Available Updates, It should show it as an Update along with any other updates if there are any. Check the box and hide it.
    Doesn't work, it just reappears later on down the road. I tried it.
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