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Denise Chatham Same here. Reply Oxa November 25, 2015 at 3:29 pm # Microsoft's behavior is egregious. most people have os knowledge of a caveman. Good luck Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (2) Collapse - easy to blame microsoft by James Denison / November 1, 2014 2:47 AM PDT In reply to: My printer *isn't* his comment is here

when I came home I could not connect to internet. (after several hours finally) 2. Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? There's been a "incompatibility list" of software that is automatically removed when upgrading since at least Win 7. Oops we moved the no button, then they changed what no meant. (no I do not, not want to install) Not once have I mentioned Linux, nor do I use it.

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I strongly recommend you do this, as Microsoft will be updating XP Setup with new critical updates and driver additions over time, and this will ensure that your copy of XP That being said, the pc running Windows 10 is great. Reply Uhtred November 25, 2015 at 10:06 am # surely there is always a risk with upgrading an OS that existing software might not be compatible, is it that hard to Reply Cragg November 28, 2015 at 4:40 am # I don't know so much that we need Windows 7 back, but patch upon patch upon patch in Win 10 cannot be

At least they don't try to LIE about what they are doing and I've recently gotten an iphone and have been quite happy with how it runs, how the updates add If your edition of Windows is lower than Pro (e.g. Wondered if there was some weird kinky intruder in my house who was running around removing software from peoples' computers during the night. Windows 10 Automatic Updates Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/665108 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?

Matts Computer Support pretty new, then why have issues that's what's confusing? Gates has become some kind of maniacal petty dictator. Its got nothing to do with who is testing the updates. The problem for home users and commercial users without a group policy system in place is that this group policy system sometimes hiccups and turns the automatic updating off.

Thread Status: Not open for further replies. How To Stop Windows 10 Update Newton replied Feb 13, 2017 at 3:51 AM MS16-120 dvk01 replied Feb 13, 2017 at 3:50 AM Loading... As an experienced and quite competent developer, which is to say that I do not work for Microsoft, I am forced as a matter of necessity to use applications which depend Now my laptop runs like crap.

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However, I did note that when I use that option, (to manually update from Microsoft's Update website), that if I didn't turn the "automatic" function "on" - plus use Microsoft's Explorer http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/2450852/updategate-microsoft-is-reportedly-upgrading-pcs-to-windows-10-automatically Kenny January 22, 2016 at 7:22 pm # Its not BS, I lost my CCleaner as well Martin February 8, 2016 at 12:31 pm # It's not BS. Stop Windows 10 Forced Upgrade Join our site today to ask your question. Windows Update Problems Today Microsoft really doesn't care how many computers it ruins, in my opinion, and its Office 316 is another disaster.

Don't know who you are to be jumping into a thread and making assumptions about trolls and illiteracy. http://goinsource.com/windows-10/just-upgraded-to-1511.html if not, why would someone so computer illiterate be visiting a tech site? And not just the program, but also all the settings that go with it, so you have to set it back up again from scratch. I bet others have done more. Problems With Windows 10 Upgrade

Robert October 11, 2016 at 3:16 am # Albert is an MS troll, probably one of the panicking new bosses or underling who hopefully will be "let go" :) Jeff November We have different needs and windows 10 wont fit mine. I don't understand how you can call the bluff of somebody you've never interacted with before. http://goinsource.com/windows-10/installing-microsoft-office-2000-using-windows-xp.html So I installed it again and used it as I did before to cleanup the windows.old folder and other temporary files.

This is just yet another way Microsoft is nudging people towards Windows 10. Windows Updates If you use Win-s shortcut and then search for winver, you can click the result to see the build info, FYI. Does no-one at MS put themselves in the customer's shoes, and consider all the ramifications?

by nrkmann--2008 / October 31, 2014 10:52 AM PDT In reply to: If XP support has stopped, why am I still getting updates?

WARNING: You're still not safe! Linux is not the only alternative to Windows 10. Again, we wouldn't be surprised if this happened. Windows 10 Updates You can follow him on Twitter if you'd like.

you will find Microsoft is using yo computer as a update server. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Windows should not be used anymore by people. check over here Microsoft clearly wants its entire user base on Windows 10.

How-To Geek Articles l l How to Remove DRM From iTunes Movies and TV Shows How Do Night Vision Cameras Work? I need an OS that wont prompt me to change my default programs every single time I click a file. You will also still get updates (and execute) the Malicious Software Removal Tool (MRT.EXE).So, in all these instances, you can expect to get patches. I hope this helps you decide what's going on with your computer when you do get XP "updates" from Microsoft.

Computer said it would install updates today. And how in the world did they get Intel to go along with forcing consumers to use 10 if they upgrade their hardware???? Reply system admin09 November 25, 2015 at 2:56 pm # Nothing compares to Windows 10. Have you tried running Chrome in safe mode?

I didn't purchase my Windows 7 license years ago to get constantly harassed to upgrade to Windows 10. Nothing is free. He spent an hour with MS support digging around in his computer using remote access, and the tech finally announced that his COMPUTER was not compatible with windows 10…and then offered Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Updates for Windows 7 or 8 may be compatible with XP by Alain Martel / October 26, 2014 4:23 AM PDT In reply

All rights reserved. I'm pretty happy with Windows 10. Why? As long as it doesn't break constitutionally protected rights, there's very little that can't be done with EULAs.

by yankee07mvp / October 24, 2014 11:42 AM PDT In reply to: If XP support has stopped, why am I still getting updates? Most likely has something to do with an extension installed. For the last month, my computer has crashed every time I try to use the start menu. Since I do love Windows, I have decided to regard my computer as an appliance borrowed from Microsoft, and to use only software that I can replace without further expense.

As a recommended update, however, many Windows 7 and 8.1 PCs automatically downloaded the 6 GB of data without warning. Anyone that doesn't like this new strategy has other operating system options other than Windows. If you buy a new computer and suddenly all the driver conflicts are gone will the very same Windows suddenly become good?