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Listening to the Windows Weekly podcast, they keep going on about how successful Windows 10 is because of it's unprecedented however-many-million installs. But it doesn't really count when they're using these sorts of tactics to achieve that. It's not like all those people are exited about Windows 10 and deliberately installing it. They're just getting railroaded into it whether they like it or not.
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Originally Posted by Oubadah View Post

Listening to the Windows Weekly podcast, they keep going on about how successful Windows 10 is because of it's unprecedented however-many-million installs. But it doesn't really count when they're using these sorts of tactics to achieve that. It's not like all those people are exited about Windows 10 and deliberately installing it. They're just getting railroaded into it whether they like it or not.
Yea, and of course it's a success, it's free.
post #33 of 256
This just happened to my uncles Macbook Pro.

Guess what...

Doesn't support windows 10.
     
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Very strange. My gaming system has that update and so far still not Windows 10 icon.

I will be keeping an eye on my Media Center system because I use that feature(but with the guide getting more crappy by the day, it may be nearing the end).
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KB2952664, 2976978,3021917,3035583(ad), 3083710(another updater always prompts for 10), 3068708(telemetry)
and now KB3083324(appears after you block the others)

these are the updates I am blocking in relation to windows 10 upgrade for my clients. These only get allowed IF a client wants their workstations/laptops upgraded. I have my media computers using it but not my gaming rig, there is no point in rushing it. especially since I had a feeling this was going to occur.
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post #36 of 256
Desperation of this magnitude cannot be good for the consumer. This sort of thing is highly suspicious and to me implies they've some sort of agenda. To force it upon people to this extent you cannot ignore.

I for one am sick of seeing the windows 10 logo on my taskbar and the annoying prompt to upgrade. Given the snooping and security issues regarding 10 it's not something i've any interest in getting.
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loved win10 but it killed my ssd back too my win7pro
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Thingamajig View Post

Desperation of this magnitude cannot be good for the consumer. This sort of thing is highly suspicious and to me implies they've some sort of agenda. To force it upon people to this extent you cannot ignore.

I for one am sick of seeing the windows 10 logo on my taskbar and the annoying prompt to upgrade. Given the snooping and security issues regarding 10 it's not something i've any interest in getting.

If you paid to use Windows 7 then you shall always use that specified software edition BUT when they decide to FORCE their abysmal 10 garbage upon you, I am sure certain businesses will mount a class action against Redmond fairly quickly.

It's only the hapless, home users being forced to upgrade, thus far.
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I feel like this could be the case for ones who reserved Win10, but who knows. I do have all updates on all 3 of my Win7 pc's but none of them remotely force that screenshot on me, all still just have the advertisement announcing I can upgrade now.

Won't lie though, they will all be Win10 soon enough, been running Win10 on my main for awhile and have tweaked where needed for somethings but overall it's a gem, no issues at all and enjoying the experience to be honest.

Win10 seems to be one of those OS's that it is what you make of it.

I will be on the lookout for if any of my Win7 pc's show this though.

Question, difference if it's Win7 basic/Home/ultimate? All mine are Ultimate editions, never run any of the lower versions, just wonder if it's targeting a specific segment.
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It's only the hapless, home users being forced to upgrade, thus far.

Nvm, looks to be an answer, will double check but sounds right from what i remember reading.
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It comes from a certain update. Which one, I don't know.

It's from one of the "usual suspect" updates. I don't have 3021917, 3068708, 3075249, 3083324, 3083710, 2952664, 3035583, or 3080149 installed, and I'm not getting the prompts, so it's from one or more or those, probably 3035583, as that's the main GWX update, IIRC.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Thingamajig View Post

Desperation of this magnitude cannot be good for the consumer. This sort of thing is highly suspicious and to me implies they've some sort of agenda. To force it upon people to this extent you cannot ignore.

And yes, MS has crossed the line from "overly enthusiastic" to "suspicious" in my book.
Edited by PiOfPie - 10/15/15 at 7:43pm
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