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Hid two updates today, 3135445 and 3123862.
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I wonder if this is the last time I have to hide this crap.

I wouldn't count on it.

Yeah, most probably.

KB3123862 only showed up for me today, 3135445 yesterday. Both hidden too.

We don't have the micro-transaction Candy Crush, instead we have the much superior Windows Updates Whack-a-mole®.
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Yeah, most probably.

KB3123862 only showed up for me today, 3135445 yesterday. Both hidden too.

We don't have the micro-transaction Candy Crush, instead we have the much superior Windows Updates Whack-a-mole®.
I just got the 3123862, it seems its an another nagware:
https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/c03787dc-f910-4acf-8fbd-7e151beb99c8/unknown-patches-kb3135445-kb3123862?forum=w7itprosecurity
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...We don't have the micro-transaction Candy Crush, instead we have the much superior Windows Updates Whack-a-mole®.

lachen.giflachen.giflachen.giflachen.giflachen.gif It's funny because it's true!
     
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It is. "Updated capabilities to upgrade Windows 8.1 and Windows 7".

Also, don't forget to also not install KB3135445, "Windows Update Client for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2: February 2016".

An optional update to the Update client with basically no description on what improvements it contains is Microsoft's way of saying "It's more stuff to prepare for the Windows 10 upgrade."

We've got to do like ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley, if you want to understand these people nowadays you've got to parse sentences and context really carefully.


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...We don't have the micro-transaction Candy Crush, instead we have the much superior Windows Updates Whack-a-mole®.

lachen.giflachen.giflachen.giflachen.giflachen.gif It's funny because it's true!


And who needs DX 12 games when they've gotten this one to such a low level?
 
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That is beyond acceptable. If I were you I'd complain on their forums and let them know. Everybody in the same situation should do the same.

In the meantime, check that you have at least all of these uninstalled:

*snip*

KB2976978,

*snip*

Note that this one can't be removed if you have Windows 8.1.
    
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I had problems with audio in win 10. First everything was working fine for 2 weeks. Then all of a sudden the next time i switched on my computer. The audio was gone. Tried drivers nothing then after few days the audio came back. Then after 2 weeks the audio went again. Then just went back to win 7.
Sounds like a hardware issue, Bios issue or software conflict issue...9/10 of people I know who upgraded to Windows 10 love it.
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I'm still waiting for someone to post a screenshot of Windows 10 in the recommended list. Has this even happened yet?
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I'm still waiting for someone to post a screenshot of Windows 10 in the recommended list. Has this even happened yet?
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/02/02/microsoft_ups_pressure_win_10_holdouts/
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Both recommended and optional are both optional. But pre-checked makes it not so.
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We don't have the micro-transaction Candy Crush, instead we have the much superior Windows Updates Whack-a-mole®.

Best solution I have found to actually not having to worry about any of the nonsense they are trying to push is to do a complete fresh install. After installing windows and drivers and changing your preferred settings, before plugging in an Ethernet cable or enabling a wifi adapter, make sure that recommended updates are turned off. Did that to all of the computers for my family back in September and I have yet to see any of the telemetry or forced upgrade updates in the past 5 months.
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