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You can set them to be metered. Its not overly easy..

Havent found a proper way to do that for WiFi, and thats what my phone uses. It may be different now, but there was no way to accomplish that at the time (8 months or so ago).
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I left my VM on all weekend. I wasn't even signed in. It had the entire time to download and install updates, but instead, it waits until I sign in to do a forced restart.
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Good for you. Fact of the matter is, it has happened to others.
I've yet to see proof. I hear stories, but I'm pretty sure they just clicked crap not knowing what it was. same thing as installing software. "yeah yeah I Accept whatever that is NEXT"
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I've yet to see proof. I hear stories, but I'm pretty sure they just clicked crap not knowing what it was. same thing as installing software. "yeah yeah I Accept whatever that is NEXT"

Care to prove that it hasn't happened to anyone?
 
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That's a terrible argument.

That's like me saying you can't definitively prove that we aren't​ in the matrix, so therefore we must be in the matrix.
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I have a feeling that the vast majority (like nearly 100%) of the "forced" upgrades occurred for the same reason that mine did: I had updates set to recommended. MS changed the Win10 installer to a recommended updated and voila, my PC upgraded itself from 8.1 to 10. Not complaining because 10 is a really great OS. People have made all kinds of claims about just how horrid it is but beyond the typical telemetry spiel, I haven't really heard many arguments as to what is actually just so terrible about 10 as an OS. I have a feeling the worst part about 10 is just that a small number of people hate MS and want them to fail no matter how good their product may be.
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Not complaining because 10 is a really great OS. People have made all kinds of claims about just how horrid it is but beyond the typical telemetry spiel, I haven't really heard many arguments as to what is actually just so terrible about 10 as an OS.

Windows 10 is a good OS, i find it much smoother and quicker than 7, at the start it was a bit iffy though, i remember having a lot of issues with nvidia drivers causing black screens.
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So you're insinuating that everyone that this happened to and everyone that is evolved in this lawsuit is either an idiot or a liar.

Gotcha.

If they are saying that Win10 update broke their hardware, pretty much.

As well as for the automatic update, this will go on and on and on forever. Some say it did some say it didnt. I, personally, have yet to see one PC that was updated without consent but Im sure there are people who have seen otherwise.
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If they are saying that Win10 update broke their hardware, pretty much.

As well as for the automatic update, this will go on and on and on forever. Some say it did some say it didnt. I, personally, have yet to see one PC that was updated without consent but Im sure there are people who have seen otherwise.

I think that's the only remotely legit argument to be made here. Unauthorized upgrading or "trickery" to upgrade.
There's been a few confirmed incidents like the re-assigning of that the "X" button did and in some instances,, removing the option for "remind me later/no" and instead replace it with "upgrade later".

Hardware damage is going to be really damn hard to prove that Win 10 upgrade was the culprit.
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Windows 10 is a good OS, i find it much smoother and quicker than 7, at the start it was a bit iffy though, i remember having a lot of issues with nvidia drivers causing black screens.

Win 10 would be good if M$ would fix the damn bugs...I mean the DX9 memory allocation bug has existed since windows 8.1 and it STILL hasn't been fixed...
Edited by DIYDeath - 4/4/17 at 1:08pm
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I think that's the only remotely legit argument to be made here. Unauthorized upgrading or "trickery" to upgrade.
There's been a few confirmed incidents like the re-assigning of that the "X" button did and in some instances,, removing the option for "remind me later/no" and instead replace it with "upgrade later".

Hardware damage is going to be really damn hard to prove that Win 10 upgrade was the culprit.
Win 10 would be good if M$ would fix the damn bugs...I mean the DX9 memory allocation bug has existed since windows 8.1 and it STILL hasn't been fixed...

I have always thought that it might be one or the other way for certain regions of the world. Because to be fair, I have not heard any of the PCs here doing it but then again I have seen and heard a lot from the US/UK/Canada etc.

And like you said, it will be very very tough to make sure it was the update what broke the hardware not some other factors including the lifetime of said component just giving up.
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