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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1425 on: December 21, 2016, 02:44:12 PM »
I have been watching this topic from afar for some time now in the unlikely event that I got a win10 system. Being a relatively new and reluctant windows 10 virgin, there is no way I would have joined the insider program. What I have seen of the insider program in these forums, Microsoft should be paying users.

Getting involved in beta testing is a serious issue and when that relates to your OS doubly so.
My problem wasn't related to an Insider Preview issue since I was on a stable Windows 10 system.
I needed to do a clean install in order for the following update to finally succeed in installing:
Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems (KB3206632)
Despite resetting the update process, that update always failed. It wasn't till I did the clean install on this computer
that it finally succeeded. :) Since I was able to keep my personal files etc, I only needed to re-install the programs I actually use.
In the long run, it left me with a cleaner install. Next step will be a new Image which I can use should I ever run into this problem again. :)
(That update did install without problems on the system that's on the Insider Preview track. :) )


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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1426 on: January 06, 2017, 03:40:27 PM »
Exclusive: This is Project NEON, the upcoming incremental upgrade for Windows 10’s design
https://mspoweruser.com/project-neon-windows-10-first-look/


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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1427 on: January 09, 2017, 07:20:54 PM »
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1428 on: January 10, 2017, 07:16:45 PM »
Microsoft launches Privacy Dashboard, recommits to your privacy with Windows 10 Creators Update

https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsoft-launches-privacy-dashboard-recommits-to-your-privacy-with-windows-10-creators-update
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1429 on: January 20, 2017, 10:57:59 PM »
Microsoft's new adaptive shell will help Windows 10 scale across PC, Mobile, and Xbox
http://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-windows-10-composable-shell


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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1431 on: February 12, 2017, 01:54:42 AM »
Does Microsoft have any plan to allow Windows 10 Home users to delay updates the way pro and enterprise could?
« Last Edit: February 12, 2017, 02:19:41 AM by ehmen »

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1432 on: February 12, 2017, 02:03:02 AM »
You can disable automatic updates and/or block contact to the MS update servers.

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1433 on: February 12, 2017, 02:20:36 AM »
You can disable automatic updates ...
I think you're referring to all updates.
I mean delaying some updates (like problematic ones) the way pro/enterprise can.

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1434 on: February 12, 2017, 02:25:39 AM »
Here is a start > http://www.howtogeek.com/223864/how-to-uninstall-and-block-updates-and-drivers-on-windows-10/
And they have more articles on what you can do.

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1435 on: February 12, 2017, 11:09:31 AM »
Does Microsoft have any plan to allow Windows 10 Home users to delay updates the way pro and enterprise could?

I thought even win10 Pro couldn't delay updates, only the Enterprise versions.
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1436 on: February 12, 2017, 12:21:24 PM »
You can disable automatic updates and/or block contact to the MS update servers.
Where ? What settings ?

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1437 on: February 13, 2017, 02:38:31 AM »
« Last Edit: February 13, 2017, 02:40:17 AM by ehmen »

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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1438 on: February 13, 2017, 06:21:02 AM »
How do you disable that annoying Windows 10 notification trying to get us to buy Microsoft office and such alike?
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Re: Windows 10 - Everything you Need and Want to Know
« Reply #1439 on: February 13, 2017, 11:07:19 AM »
I thought even win10 Pro couldn't delay updates, only the Enterprise versions.
It can.
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I have been very reluctant to get win10 when I was going to get a laptop to replace my win7 netbook. I was even going to buy the Pro versions to give me more control, but at the time all I was reading indicated that only the Enterprise version was allowed to delay windows updates. So I just bought the laptop which had win10 Home 64bit installed.
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