Windows 10: Update hell & goodbye MS

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  1.    12 Mar 2017 #21

    How about going back to Windows 7 then? The "forced" upgrades to Windows 10 and nagging to upgrade to Windows 10 are gone in Windows 7 now.
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  2.    12 Mar 2017 #22

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    How about going back to Windows 7 then? The "forced" upgrades to Windows 10 and nagging to upgrade to Windows 10 are gone in Windows 7 now.
    Yes, that's a possibility I'm considering after looking at the crazy price of Macs with their tiny screens
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  3.    12 Mar 2017 #23

    One option is to set the Active Hours so reboots won't be done during those times. Or set it to a metered connection so you can pick when you want to do updates.

    Change Active Hours for Windows Update in Windows 10
    Last edited by Brink; 12 Mar 2017 at 14:49. Reason: added tutorial link for more info
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  4.    12 Mar 2017 #24

    DavidA23 said: View Post
    Yes, that's a possibility I'm considering after looking at the crazy price of Macs with their tiny screens
    The macbook screens are 12". These are ideal for portability. Macbook Pros offer 13" and 15" screens, as well as more power and performance.

    While prices seem high, they offer great monitors and pci express SSD's which can really move some data. Their touchpads are top notch. They go to sleep and wake up faster than any PC I have ever used.

    So, at the end of the day they aren't really thwt expensive, they simply don't offer low cost bargain options.
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  5.    17 Mar 2017 #25

    After dealing with multiple update FUs on client's computers, I disabled the Windows Update Service on my machine. When I want to update, I'll turn it on. I prefer to let others Beta test the latest updates.

    The odds of an unpatched system being compromised seem to be much lower than the odds of the system being trashed by an update.
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       17 Mar 2017 #26

    I am facing never ending updates problem for windows 10.My windows 10 does not shutdown.I have to choose restart and boot it to Linux.Then I choose shut down.Fortunately I am not dependant on Windows 10.I have a Multiboot system with Windows7 and Ubuntu,Mint,Suse and Debian Linux.I use Linux for browsing net and Windows 7 for off line work.Windows 10 has become plaything.
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