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Re: Technical
« Reply #2100 on: March 14, 2018, 08:57:24 PM »
The March 2018 Security Update Review
https://www.zerodayinitiative.com/blog/2018/3/13/the-march-2018-security-update-review
I was delayed yesterday after my presentation.
I had been asked to hook up to their wifi and after the presentation, I was greeted with the
notification not to shut down the computer till the update completed. :)
Love this new update feature in Windows 10.  :(

I do hate this authoritarian approach to windows updates by MS.

First off I did the this is a metered connection, delaying my updates until I chose to do it.  Now that options is ignored, but the one thing that does seem to still have an effect is setting the Active Hours so it is way outside of any possible conflict with work.

Windows Update > Update settings > Change active hours - mine is set at 14:00 to 22:00 (Maximum 18 hours).  Or you could try the Restart options > Schedule a time - I have this turned off.

I don't know if that first option could have helped you in conjunction with the second option.
I very seldom connect to Wifi at a club. I don't need it for my presentation.
This was a rare exception and just happened to be at a time when there was an update available.
It only took an extra 10 minutes so it was manageable.
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Re: Technical
« Reply #2101 on: March 15, 2018, 06:58:26 AM »
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Re: Technical
« Reply #2102 on: March 16, 2018, 06:39:39 AM »
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Re: Technical
« Reply #2103 on: March 16, 2018, 09:35:12 PM »
Microsoft wants to force Windows 10 Mail users to use Edge for email links

https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/16/17130566/microsoft-windows-10-mail-edge-default-links
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Re: Technical
« Reply #2104 on: March 16, 2018, 10:33:13 PM »
Not my experience. Outlook.com works without problems in Chrome.
Cortana is using Google to do my bidding. :)
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Re: Technical
« Reply #2106 on: March 18, 2018, 11:18:38 AM »
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Re: Technical
« Reply #2107 on: March 19, 2018, 08:42:22 AM »
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Re: Technical
« Reply #2108 on: March 20, 2018, 06:03:13 AM »
Master password in Firefox or Thunderbird? Do not bother!
https://palant.de/2018/03/10/master-password-in-firefox-or-thunderbird-do-not-bother
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Re: Technical
« Reply #2109 on: March 20, 2018, 01:38:08 PM »
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Re: Technical
« Reply #2111 on: March 22, 2018, 10:11:31 AM »
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Re: Technical
« Reply #2112 on: March 24, 2018, 08:44:32 PM »
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Re: Technical
« Reply #2113 on: March 29, 2018, 07:37:15 AM »
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Re: Technical
« Reply #2114 on: March 29, 2018, 01:27:29 PM »
Total Meltdown?
https://blog.frizk.net/2018/03/total-meltdown.html
Sometimes the cure is worse than the disease.
The latest patch has already fixed this vulnerability. If you installed it, you're safe
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