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Old 2nd October 2017, 13:27   #31 (permalink)
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Re: Windows 10 again (sorry)

Uzumlu, I think it would be very helpful if you could post how to do that. I had to get a wifi router so I could set it to metered to stop updates automatically downloading.

When I was using XP you could see what updates were, so could check if they were safe to install. Is this option available on windows 10 as I haven't found this out yet.
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Uzumlu, I think it would be very helpful if you could post how to do that. I had to get a wifi router so I could set it to metered to stop updates automatically downloading.

When I was using XP you could see what updates were, so could check if they were safe to install. Is this option available on windows 10 as I haven't found this out yet.
Go to Admin Tools Type this in the box bottom l.h.s. - Services - Scroll to Windows Update To turn off right click on the process tab click on Properties then there is a box where you can select disabled. But remember to reverse this at some point in the future!!
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Re: Windows 10 again (sorry)

I do not recommend disabling the Update Service but to do so...

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/...dows-10-a.html

On the Start menu, point to Settings, click Control Panel, double-click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Component Services.

Control Panel > Administrative Tools, you can access Services. In the Services window, scroll down to Windows Update and turn off the process



on the left, select - Services (Local) then scroll down to Windows Update and double click, then on Start up Type choose disabled.





http://windows.mercenie.com/windows-...ows-10-update/
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Old 2nd October 2017, 20:46   #34 (permalink)
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Re: Windows 10 again (sorry)

I have windows 7 and disabled the updates 2 years ago
My laptop has been fine since
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Re: Windows 10 again (sorry)

Windows 10: huge update today, took nearly one hour to install itself.

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Re: Windows 10 again (sorry)

I'm with Ted j, sticking with Windows 7 and turned off updates, just cautious about what I download / open and had no problems. On your problems, I use Firefox with Adblock plus, you can set Firefox to not track you, and Ixquick as my default search engine, it doesn't track your activities either. Wouldn't give Win 10 the time of day, if I could I would have stayed on Win XP. If you want an internet based e-mail try Zoho.com, not very well known, seems more business orientated but free to use and at least you would have kept your e-mails intact after your updates went pear shaped

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Re: Windows 10 again (sorry)

I use 10 , perfectly happy , runtime environment is quick and smooth and very simple to customise . Just love how easy wi fi printers and other resources are to share , homegroups will be missed by nobody .

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Re: Windows 10 again (sorry)

Microsoft claims it has fixed fixed a bug in Windows 10 that deleted files en masse for some users - but it still hasn't released a new update.

The tech giant has made a new Windows 10 update available to testers after pulling the 10 October 2018 version.

But despite claiming the latest patch resolves the deletion issues, additional glitches are preventing Microsoft from releasing the new update to the public.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencet...ew-update.html
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Re: Windows 10 again (sorry)

Oh well after all the comments above it looks like I will be sticking to my fairly trusted Windows XP for a while longer, although it's probably about time it had a re-install to bring it back up-to-speed by getting rid of all the hidden junk that is slowing it down. But tbh I just can't seem to bring myself to doing so, so it seems I'll just have to put-up with the couple of annoying faults that I have with XP
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Re: Windows 10 again (sorry)

I also liked XP, pity they didn’t just continue updates on that. But with 130,000 employees I suppose they have to find them something to do.

Here the purchase cost is probably about as much an office worker makes in a week – so hardly surprising that I have yet to meet anyone with a legal copy
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