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Originally Posted by De_stroyer View Post

So what if Microsoft is harvesting your data,
The phone you have, the bank you are with, the companies you have signed up with are doing the same thing.

One does not excuse the other.
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what nefarious activities are you up too if this bothers you so much ?

A completely spurious correlation and a fallacious argument.
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I love how everyone of these threads turn into "Why are you afraid of privacy invasion?" provocation. The only people bringing this up is the people trying to start drama.

This is about how people are trying to use WU to stay secure, but MS is going even harder trying to push this on us. Granted, I haven't had a single bit of trouble since I have been using Aegis. I even install new updates and will run the most up to date version of Aegis again afterward. It quickly cleans up any sort of mess.

EDIT: If people keep this up, W10 topics are going to be banned on OCN


So the Software that Microsoft is allowing you to use is asking you to go to a newer version for free, and reminds you every now and than so you do not miss out on a free upgrade is a bad thing ?
It asks me once every other week if I want to upgrade my living room machine.

Much ado about nothing
post #73 of 256
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One does not excuse the other.
A completely spurious correlation and a fallacious argument.

If one cannot say it simply, one should say nothing at all.


Fine, let them not excuse each other.
But than let us throw our arms up over all equally, please could you close your bank accounts, all forum accounts and remove windows from your devices, while you are at it please toss your phone away and cancel your internet connection.
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Related to this: http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2015/10/windows-10-upgrade-installing-automatically-on-some-windows-7-8-systems/

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We've asked Microsoft what's going on, and the company tells us that enabling the update was done accidentally:
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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.


A "mistake". Kind of a very serious mistake to make.



Also:


http://betanews.com/2015/10/15/microsoft-now-uses-windows-10s-start-menu-to-display-ads/



Microsoft's behaviour towards the customer is getting both more desperate and more unpleasant every day.
 
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... but seriously, what nefarious activities are you up too if this bothers you so much ?

Accessing my bank account? Unlike on phone.
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Why would anyone want to stick with outdated OS ?

Me and my two brothers all have upgraded to windows 10

for all the reasons given in another thread biggrin.gifthumb.gif
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Originally Posted by Carniflex View Post

Accessing my bank account? Unlike on phone.

You think you are the only person with access to your account ?
I have an App on my phone for my bank, I also use my bank on my browser on my phone if the app is down,
I do banking on my home PC as well.

What could Microsoft ever want with the details of your bank account ? Theft ? Selling them ?
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SkyNet / Genesis anyone??

Sounds like the Windows 10 global take over is starting and once everyone is connected.... BOOM! devil.gif

or

spam1.gif
post #79 of 256
If used correctly - the bank has to pay you out if theft is caused by their website biggrin.gif


SkyNet / Genesis anyone??


Arnie - I'll be back biggrin.gifthumb.gif
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Originally Posted by AcEsSalvation View Post

I love how everyone of these threads turn into "Why are you afraid of privacy invasion?" provocation. The only people bringing this up is the people trying to start drama.

This is about how people are trying to use WU to stay secure, but MS is going even harder trying to push this on us. Granted, I haven't had a single bit of trouble since I have been using Aegis. I even install new updates and will run the most up to date version of Aegis again afterward. It quickly cleans up any sort of mess.

EDIT: If people keep this up, W10 topics are going to be banned on OCN


So the Software that Microsoft is allowing you to use is asking you to go to a newer version for free, and reminds you every now and than so you do not miss out on a free upgrade is a bad thing ?
It asks me once every other week if I want to upgrade my living room machine.

Much ado about nothing
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Reports are circulating that some users are being presented with dialog boxes that only give them the option to start the upgrade process or reschedule it for a later date.
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an excellent utility that has previously allowed users to opt out of and avoid the nags to upgrade to Windows 10 -- doesn't have an answer at present.

I can tell you have no idea what the actual topic is, and have no desire to learn what it is. But I'm tired of seeing people like you throwing everything around and starting messes in threads like this. Yes we know there are some privacy concerns, but not all W10 threads in the news section revolves around that. This is about some people finding out that they have no way to back out of the upgrade process. Now, whether MS meant to do this or not, doesn't really help their image right now about W10. It's fine if you want it, it is. But some of us don't, and if you get caught being forced to W10, and there is no way to back out of the process, then people are going to throw a fit.
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