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MS at it again..

MS offered KB2952664 - Compatibility update for upgrading Windows 7 - today. 

These diagnostics help determine whether compatibility issues may be encountered when the latest Windows operating system is installed.

I thought MS was going to stop forcing Win 10 on users. Guess they won't give up so easily. 

Ron

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joe53
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RE: MS at it again..


Detested 'Get Windows 10' snooping patch KB 2952664 reappears
By Woody Leonhard
InfoWorld | Oct 5, 2016


"Perhaps the world has gone truly mad. Or maybe Microsoft's trying to pull the wool over our eyes prior to its major shift in patching strategy -- the patchocalypse -- widely anticipated this month. It's even possible Microsoft wants to bring back the "Get Windows 10" campaign, to drive Windows' reputation even deeper into the dirt.

For whatever reason, our old nemesis KB 2952664 reappeared suddenly yesterday afternoon, and Windows users are livid. And scared."

Full article:
www.infoworld.com/.../detested-get-windows-10-snooping-patch-kb-2952664-reappears.html

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RE: MS at it again..

At least I'm not the only one that's "livid", though I'd probably use a word the forum's censor software wouldn't like...

It's time somebody puts a stop to this nonsense from MS once and forever. 

my 2-cents...

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ky331
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RE: MS at it again..

At least it was "merely" an optional update...

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RE: MS at it again..

At least it was "merely" an optional update...

That's no excuse.

Probably majority of users have updates installed automatically, and even those who do it manually probably never look to see what the updates are going to do. 

After all, the updates are coming from MacroStupid so they must be safe and desirable... NOT!

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