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This is weird, why you have to force an OS upgrade for user? I mean it is too weird especially in terms of monetary gains (except if Microsoft probably has hidden feature that help them gain more money? Or are they afraid people won't even bother Windows 10 anymore?)

i think it is well understood there is hidden codes that will never be found that are collecting telemetry data for the "rnd" department.
    
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No annoying popups here in Windows 10! biggrin.gif

same here biggrin.gif

And my banana shaped win7 with sp1 on the other machine has always had updates disabled in services and never had a prob without all the other updates
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http://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-admits-error-after-some-windows-781-pcs-began-windows-10-upgrade-automatically
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As part of our effort to bring Windows 10 to existing genuine Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 customers, the Windows 10 upgrade may appear as an optional update in the Windows Update (WU) control panel. This is an intuitive and trusted place people go to find Recommended and Optional updates to Windows. In the recent Windows update, this option was checked as default; this was a mistake and we are removing the check.
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So caught with their pants down, doubt if it was mistake biggrin.gif

I am editing - That was no mistake
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So caught with their pants down, doubt if it was mistake biggrin.gif

I am editing - That was no mistake

I could actually buy that it was an mistake.

Doubt MS is so stupid that they thought no one would notice in the first place.
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11 updates added! eek.gif
I put a link to the script in my sig too.
There's now 31 updates in total to uninstall and hide. This is the most comprehensive list AFAIK, and I've seen a LOT of lists. thumb.gif
Edited by cookieboyeli - 10/16/15 at 1:46am
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Recently did a reinstall with Win 7 Pro and unchecked recommended updates before updating anything after installing SP1. Fully updated and no sign of Win 10 upgrade nonsense anywhere.
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Besides this "upgrade" being forced onto the users when no consumer should be obligated to do so, some of us have older hardware that is not compatibility with the new OS. My motherboard support ended with 7 (not that I would upgrade anyways. There is nothing wrong with 7).

Ditto, all of my hardware ends at 7 or 8, also the fact I use WMC on 3 of my computers to watch TV with. I will NOT give up any of my 6 full retail licenses of Win 7 Pro for a "free" copy of Win 10 that is hashed with a activation key using the hardware it was installed on and not being able to transfer the license if I choose to upgrade to a new machine or transfer it to a different one.
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Why would anyone want to stick with outdated OS ?

Me and my two brothers all have upgraded to windows 10
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I still have 1 PC that are still waiting for upgrade, already reserve my copy last week.... but Microsoft have yet to allow me to upgrade to windows 10 lol....
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MS and their new low to force people on to 10
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